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Pierce Butler Ward

Pierce B. Ward
Full Name: Pierce Butler Ward, Sr.
Birth date: December 11, 1859
Death date: October 23, 1947

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 40th (6) & 39th (3) (4) Legislatures
    1/13/1925 - 1/8/1929
    Democrat
  • Senate, 32nd (2) & 31st (1) (5) Legislatures
    1/12/1909 - 1/14/1913
    Democrat
(1) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture) 1910.
(2) 32nd Legislature - 1/10/1911, p. 1, listed in Roll Call with "holdover Senators." Senate Journal .
(3) 39th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/15/1925, pp. 34-35. Drew 4-year term. Senate Journal .
(4) 39th Legislature - 1/13/1925, p. 1, shows all 31 Senators were elected on 11/4/1924. Senate Journal .
(5) 31st Legislature - 1/12/1909, pp. 1-2, listed in Roll Call as "Senator-elect." Senate Journal .
(6) 40th Legislature - 1/11/1927, p. 1, listed in "Roll Call of Holdover Senators." Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Pierce Butler Ward, Sr., birth date 12/11/1859, death date 10/23/1947, biographical sketch, Texas State Senator, interment in Cleburne Memorial Cemetery, Cleburne, Johnson County. Find a Grave .
  • History of the Elizabeth Patton Crockett monument in Acton, TX. Legislation establishing the monument introduced by Senators O.S. Lattimore and Pierce Ward. TexasEscapes.com .
  • Biographical sketch lists date of birth as 12/15/1849. Hood County Genealogical Society Research Archive, TXGenWeb Project .
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