Fort Bend Archeological Society meeting to hear Jan DeVault

Jan DeVault

Jan DeVault

Tuesday, July 15 at 7pm in the assembly hall of the Gus George Law Enforcement Academy, 1521 Eugene Heimann Circle in Richmond. The topic for the evening’s presentation will be: Sex and Skulls: Solving Mysteries at the San Jacinto Battleground.  Jan DeVault says, “The San Jacinto Battleground is beginning to yield its mysteries as modern archival and archeological research illuminate untold stories and pose new and intriguing quandaries.” 

Jan DeVault has worked most of her professional life in the oil and gas industry and has served on the board of two publically traded oil and gas companies. She has a degree in history from the University of Texas-Arlington. A fifth generation Texan, she is the past president of the San Jacinto Chapter, Daughters of the Republic of Texas. 

She authored The Ladies and the Battlefield, a book about the SJCDRT’s involvement with the San Jacinto Battlefield. She has served as an officer, and director in numerous civic groups and organizations including the Southern Regional Advisory Board of the International Institute of Education (IIE), CLEAN (Citizens League for Environmental Action Now!) and Texans for State Park, an advocacy group for state parks. 

She is a long-time member of the Texas State Historical Association and member of the Harris County Historical Commission. She was appointed by Governor George W. Bush to a six-year term on the San Jacinto Historical Advisory Board and reappointed by Governor Rick Perry.  She is currently a director and president of the San Jacinto Battleground Conservancy.

You will not want to miss this meeting – free and open to the public!

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