Howard Bland

Howard Bland

Full Name: Howard Bland, Sr.
Date of birth: May 5, 1848
Date of death: March 9, 1933

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 91 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th   Democrat Taylor / Williamson   Williamson
H 91 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th   Democrat Taylor / Williamson   Williamson

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Howard Bland, Sr. (1848-1933), burial in Taylor City Cemetery, Williamson County, photo and biographical sketch. Find a Grave.

Other Resources

  • Biographical sketch on 52nd wedding anniversary, "Blands of Taylor Wed 52 Years," 11/13/1932, p. A4; Funeral, "Scores Pay Tribute to Howard Bland at Taylor Services," 3/12/1933, pp. 1, 4. Austin American.
  • Howard Bland, death date 3/9/1933 in Taylor, Williamson County. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Obituary, "Colonel H. Bland Sr., Dies Thursday Night," 3/10/1933, p. 1; Funeral, "Friends Pay Last Tribune to Colonel Howard Bland," 3/12/1933, p. 1. Howard Bland, Sr., birth date 5/5/1848 in Zanesville, Ohio, death date 3/9/1933, served in the Texas Legislature from 1912 to 1916. Taylor Daily Press.
  • Historical marker, Howard Bland, Sr. (1848-1933), Taylor, Williamson County. Born in Zanesville, Ohio; member of the 34th Texas Legislature. Texas Historic Sites Atlas (Texas Historical Commission).
  • 35th Legislature (1917) - Howard Bland, postoffice Taylor, nativity Ohio, age 62 (born circa 1855), 38 years in Texas, farmer and banker, member of former legislatures: 34th, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

35th R.S. - 1917
Claims and Accounts  
Prepare Articles of Impeachment Against Governor James E. Ferguson  
Private Corporations  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries (Chair) 
State Affairs  
Stock and Stock Raising  
34th R.S. - 1915
Claims and Accounts  
Municipal Corporations  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
State Affairs  
Stock and Stock Raising  

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