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Richard Pinkney Boswell

R. Boswell
Full Name: Richard Pinkney Boswell
Birth date: April 12, 1847
Death date: January 5, 1931

Terms of Service

  • House, 31st (1) Legislature
    1/12/1909 - 1/10/1911
(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.

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Confederate States Army, Private, Company A, Reserve Corps (War Department letter, 5/7/1931). Richard Pinkney Boswell, death date 1/5/1931; widow Mrs. Sallie Eugenia Boswell of Hearne, Robertson County, marriage date 12/2/1879 in Robertson County. Richard P. Boswell, Pension File No. 49720, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958 Ancestry.com .
  • Obituary, "Pioneer Citizen of Hearne Dead; Veteran of 60's," Hearne, 1/6/1931, p. 5. "He came to Robertson county some 50 years ago . . . Mr. Boswell served on the city council and school board and was elected flotorial representative from this county." Bryan Eagle .
  • Richard P. Boswell, birth date 4/12/1847 in Texas; death date 1/5/1931 in Hearne, Robertson County; farmer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Richard P. Boswell, birth date 4/12/1847, death date 1/5/1931, burial in Norwood Cemetery, Hearne, Robertson County, with spouse Sallie Eugenia Boswell. Find a Grave .
  • Description of Confederate States Army service. " . . . the Civil war called him into the Confederate service as volunteer, under command of Captain Murray of Bonham. Later, he was assigned to Carr's company, Giddings Battallion, for service on the Texas-Mexican border. His record shows him at Brownsville under Lieutenant Means, guarding cotton wagons from the interior, seeking a market to Mexico, and in various other positions of trust." Obituary, Richard Boswell, "R. Boswell Succumbs at the Age of 83," "Relatives of Mr. R. Boswell Attend Funeral," 1/9/1931, p. 4. Birth date 4/12/1847, flotorial representative in the 31st Legislature. Hearne Democrat (Hearne, Texas) .
  • 31st Legislature (1909) - R. Boswell, postoffice Hearne, nativity Texas, age 62 (born circa 1847), farmer, 62 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
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