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Thomas Baltimore Howard
Full Name: Thomas Baltimore Howard
Date of birth: December 29, 1820
Date of death: July 7, 1904

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 36 Nov 3, 1851 - Nov 7, 1853 4th     Unknown / Fort Bend   Colorado, Fort Bend
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Military Service Notes
  • United States Army, 1837-1838, "he was in many fights against the Seminole Indians, and was four months under Capt. James Monroe, the nephew of President Monroe." Brigadier General of State Troops, 1862, appointed by Gov. F.R. Lubbock. Description of other military-related service in obituary, Evening Star (Washington, D.C.), 7/7/1904, p. 12. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers.
  • Grave marker, Thomas B. Howard, "A veteran of five wars, the last survivor of the Seminole Indian War 1836." Find a Grave.
  • Texas State Troops, Brigadier General, District 1. Thomas B. Howard, birth date 12/29/1820, death date 7/7/1904, occupation: Fort Bend County planter prewar, burial in Glenwood Cemetery, Houston, Harris County. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.
  • Brigadier General of the Texas State Troops, 1861, pp. 58-59. Texas in the War, 1861-1865, 1965.
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary, "Gen. T.B. Howard Dead: Passes Away at Daughter's Residence Today: Long and Distinguished Career - Had Been Ailing for a Number of Weeks," Evening Star (Washington, D.C.), 7/7/1904, p. 12. Born in Wilmington, NC in 1821, "served as a member of the state legislature from 1851 to 1854." Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers.
  • Gen. Thomas Baltimore Howard, born 1821, death date 7/7/1904, portrait, Washington Post obituary dated Friday, 7/8/1904. Interment listed as Glenwood Cemetery, Crockett, Houston County, with correction to Glenwood Cemetery, Houston, Harris County. "Gen. Howard's second war was that against the Creek Indians in Georgia, at the close of which he moved his family to Texas, taking up a plantation near Houston, in Fort Bend County." Find a Grave.
  • Listed as Fort Bend County Commissioner Pct. 4 (1860-1861) in District, County & Precinct Elected Officials, Fort Bend County, Texas: a Roster of Those Elected Officials Who Served from 1838 to 2009. Fort Bend County.
  • Committee Informationtop
    4th R.S. - 1851
    Education  
    Internal Improvements  
     

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