R.B. Hood

Richard Bartow Hood

Full Name: Richard Bartow Hood
Date of birth: June 18, 1863
Date of death: March 1, 1943

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 79 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd   Democrat Weatherford / Parker   Parker
H 46 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (1)   Democrat Springtown / Parker   Parker

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 48th Legislature, R.S., HSR 127, 3/03/1943, p. 714. Birth date 6/18/1863, death date 3/1/1943. Resolutions - Memorial.

Biographical Sketches

  • Memorial, May 1943, p. 141. Texas Bar Journal.

Other Resources

  • Richard Bartow Hood of Weatherford, Texas, birth date 6/26/1863 in Polk County, Tennessee, traveling with Mary Prince Hood, ship name Majestic, arrival date 9/8/1925. New York, U.S., Arriving Passenger and Crew Lists (including Castle Garden and Ellis Island), 1820-1957. Ancestry.com.
  • Census of 1900 - Richard B. Hood, Weatherford, Parker County, age 37, born June 1862 in Tennessee, lawyer, sister Abbie.
    Census of 1920 - R. Barton [or Bartow] Hood, Weatherford, Parker County, age 56, born circa 1864 in Tennessee, lawyer, wife Mary Prince Hood.
    FamilySearch. 1900 1920
  • R.B. Hood, birth date 6/26/1862 in Benton, Tennessee; death date 3/1/1943 in Weatherford, Parker County, Texas; lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • R.B. Hood (1863-1943), burial in City Greenwood Cemetery, Weatherford, Parker County. Includes photo, reprint of death notice from Weatherford Democrat, 3/1/1943. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary and photo, "R.B. Hood, Political Leader, Weatherford Attorney, Dies," 3/2/1943, pp. 1-2. "Funeral Today for R.B. Hood," 3/3/1943, p. 17. Born 6/18/1863 in Polk County, Tennessee. Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • Marriage announcement, Richard Bartow Hood and Mary Prince Cocke, "Cocke-Hood," The Weekly Herald (Weatherford, Texas), 6/27/1901, p. 1. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).


  • Photograph. R.B. Hood, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. R.B. Hood, 23rd Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

23rd R.S. - 1893
County Government and County Finances  
Judiciary No. 1  
Mining and Minerals  
Privileges and Elections  
Public Buildings and Grounds (Chair) 
22nd R.S. - 1891
Judicial Districts  
Public Lands and Land Office  
State Asylums  
Town and City Corporations  

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