Juan Seguin (Politician) – Bio, Birthday, Family, Age & Born

Juan Seguín

Juan Nepomuceno Seguín was a Spanish-Tejano political and military figure of the Texas Revolution who helped to establish the independence of Texas. Numerous places and institutions are named in his honor, including the county seat of Seguin in Guadalupe County, the Juan N. Seguin Memorial Interchange in Houston, Juan Seguin Monument in Seguin, World War II Liberty Ship SS Juan N. Seguin, Seguin High School in Arlington.

Born: Juan Nepomuceno Seguín, October 27, 1806, San Antonio de Béjar, Province of Texas, Viceroyalty of New Spain
Died: August 27, 1890, Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico
Political party: Democratic Party
Preceded by: Thomas Jefferson Green
Succeeded by: William H. Daingerfield

About Juan Seguin

Remembered for his participation in the 1835-36 Texas Revolution that freed Texas from Spanish rule under the Mexican presidency of Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, he went on to become a county judge; a justice of the peace; the Mayor of San Antonio; and, finally, a Republic of Texas Senator.

Before Fame

A commander of Texian Army troops, he received his commission at age twenty-nine from Stephen Austin.


He is the central character in the 2013 historical fiction work Los Tejanos and Lost Cause.

Family Life

The son of Maria Josefa Becerra and politician Juan Jose Maria Erasmo Seguin, he was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, which was then part of a Spanish colony. With his wife, Maria Gertrudis Flores de Abrego, he raised ten children.


He is portrayed by actor Joseph Calleia in the 1960 historical film The Alamo.

Information related to Juan Seguín

  • Erasmo Seguín , Juan’s father.
  • Alamo survivors
  • Republic of Texas Senators
  • Army of the Republic of Texas officers
  • Alamo defenders
  • Mayors of San Antonio
  • People of Spanish Texas
  • People of the Texas Revolution
  • Independence activists

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Latest information about Juan Seguin updated on August 26, 2020.

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