A one-time powerful Texas politico nicknamed Cactus Jack tried to make his favorite flower, the cactus flower, the Texas state flower. The Colonial Dames of Texas spoke for the bluebonnet flower, including presenting an oil painting of the flower to the legislators, many of whom had never seen a bluebonnet, and got the bluebonnet designated as the state flower. John Nance (Cactus Jack) Garner, then vice president, lost his bid for the cactus.
About Stephen A. Mendel, Estate Planning Attorney
Mr. Stephen Mendel is an attorney who focuses a substantial part of his practice on estate planning. Mr. Mendel’s guiding principle is to provide his clients with quality legal services tailored to each client’s specific needs and goals.