Eddie Weller

Houston in 1860s – An Overview

Eddie Weller holds a Ph.D. in American History. An authority on Texas history, he has authored several articles and contributed to many texts, including “Tar Wars: Marie Flickinger and the Fight over the Brio Toxic Waste Site” in Never Without Honor: Tales from Texas History, Mike Collins’ “Toward the North Star: the Chisholm and Western Trails,” in Tales of Texoma, and “The Cattle Frontier,” in The Texas Heritage, 4th edition.

Weller has taught Texas History at the college level for 35 years. He is an active member of the Texas State Historical Association, having served on the Board of Directors from 2007-2014, as well as the Education Committee. He has also served on the “Touchstone” (undergraduate journal in Texas history) Editorial Board since 2003.

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