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Robert H. Ward Robert Hamilton Ward
Full Name: Robert Hamilton Ward
Date of birth: December 27, 1852
Date of death: July 29, 1933

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 50 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis
H 50 Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897 24th   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, Robert Hamilton Ward, Volume III, pp. 1202-1203. Birth date 12/27/1852 in Warrenton, Fauquier County, Virginia. "He came to Texas in 1872 at the age of twenty . . . His two terms as a legislator brought him credit." A History of Texas and Texans, 1916.
  • Biographical sketch. Texas State Government: a Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Other Resources
  • Judge Robert Hamilton Ward, birth date 12/27/1852 in Virginia, death date 7/29/1933 in Houston, portrait, interment in Oakwood Cemetery, Austin. Find a Grave.
  • Lists same Robert H. Ward as a member of the 7th [sic], 24th, and 25th Legislatures. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Robert H. Ward, 24th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Robert H. Ward, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 24th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 25th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 24th session composite photo of House members by Hill (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    25th R.S. - 1897
    Federal Relations  
    Judiciary No. 1 (Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    24th R.S. - 1895
    Civil Code, Special  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Public Lands and Land Office  

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