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Richard Boswell Richard Pinkney Boswell
Full Name: Richard Pinkney Boswell
Date of birth: April 12, 1847
Date of death: January 5, 1931

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 66 Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (1)   Democrat Hearne / Robertson   Milam, Robertson
(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 top
Military Service Notes
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Other Resources
  • 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, 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, interment in Norwood Cemetery, Hearne, Robertson County, with spouse Sallie Eugenia Boswell. Find a Grave.
  • 31st Legislature (1909) - R. Boswell, postoffice Hearne, nativity Texas, age 62 (born circa 1847), farmer, 62 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Richard Boswell, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 31st session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, north wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    31st 1st C.S. - 1909
    Agriculture  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Internal Improvements  
    Liquor Traffic  
    Mines and Mining  
    Public Debt  
    State Affairs  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    31st R.S. - 1909
    Agriculture  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Internal Improvements  
    Liquor Traffic  
    Mines and Mining  
    Public Health  
    State Affairs  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
     

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