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R. Bonna Ridgeway R. Bonna Ridgway
Full Name: Richard Bonna Ridgway
Date of birth: February 1, 1883
Date of death: November 28, 1962

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 77 Jan 12, 1909 - Jun 1, 1910 31st (1) (2)   Democrat Weatherford / Parker   Parker
H 77 Jan 8, 1907 - Jan 12, 1909 30th   Democrat Weatherford / Parker   Parker

(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) P.M. Johnston, sworn 7/29/1910, succeeded R. Bonna Ridgway, resigned 6/1/1910. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Memorial, February 1963, p. 172. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • Richard Bonna Ridgway, birth date 2/1/1883 in Falls County, death date 11/28/1962 in Austin, attorney, burial in Kyle Cemetery. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • R. Bonna Ridgway, birth date 2/1/1883, death date 11/28/1962, burial in Kyle Cemetery, Kyle, Hays County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. R. Bonna Ridgeway, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. R.B. Ridgeway, 30th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 30th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 31st session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, north wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    31st 1st C.S. - 1909
    31st R.S. - 1909
    Contingent Expenses  
    Education (Chair) 
    30th R.S. - 1907
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Engrossed Bills (Chair) 
    Municipal Corporations  
    Public Debt  

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