William B. Travis

William B. Travis bio

Birth Name: William B. Travis

Occupation: War Hero

Place Of Birth: South Carolina

Date Of Birth: August 1, 1809

Date Of Death: March 6, 1836

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

William B. Travis was born on the 1st of August, 1809. He was known for being a War Hero. Lieutenant Colonel in the Texas Army who died a hero in the 1836 Battle of the Alamo. He also wrote a famous letter that became a plaque in front of the Alamo.

William B. Travis was born in South Carolina. He was born in South Carolina and raised in Alabama, and he taught school, established a newspaper, and worked as an attorney before beginning his military career. He wrote a famous letter at the start of the Battle of the Alamo that was addressed “To the People of Texas and All Americans in the World,” and that announced that he would never surrender. The letter encouraged widespread American support for the Texas Revolution and established Travis’ place in history as a war hero.

William B. Travis was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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William B. Travis was born in 1800s.

William B. Travis is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


William’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


William B. Travis’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on William B. Travis’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, William B. Travis kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

William B. Travis was born in the Year of the Serpent.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: William B. Travis
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: William B. Travis was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: William B. Travis was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: William B. Travis had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

William B. Travis’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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