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Robert Ewing Thomason known as R. Ewing Thomason was a Texas politician, a member and Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, the mayor of El Paso, a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives, and a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas.

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