Dr. Carolina Crimm

The Impact of the De León Family in Texas - Dr. Carolina Crimm

Speaker and Author Dr. Carolina Crimm will be a speaker for the 1st Annual We Are Cousins Virtual Conference this coming September 23-25, 2020. In this post you can read more about her and what she will be presenting.

About Dr. Carolina Crimm

Dr. Carolina Castillo Crimm is a native of Mexico whose father’s ancestors came to Texas from New Spain In 1792 while her mother’s family arrived in New England in 1632. She holds degrees from the University of Miami, Texas Tech and the University of Texas where she studied under Dr. Nettie Lee Benson.  She has taught history for forty years on the both the high school and university levels  And is now retired as a Professor Emeritus from Sam Houston State University. She is currently offering Historic Tours of Texas for small groups in her party van, the Joye Mobile. She lives in Huntsville with her husband,Jack and their three dogs.

Presentation Information

Title:  The Impact of the De León Family in Texas

Summary: Martín de León and his wife Patricia de la Garza were instrumental in founding Victoria, Texas and creating a family in Texas which still to this day has impacted the state. Their story is one of survival and overcoming adversity.

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