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Term: Fort Worth

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Located on Trinity River; Calvary outpost to ward off attacks by Comanche Indians was established in 1849; was stop on Chisholm Trail for Longhorn drives in 1870s; economy flourished with arrival of railroad & cattle industry; oil was discovered in 1920.ranked 33rd by population in the 1980 census BGN 1931

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American, 1910 - 1964
American, born 1955