H.M. Garwood

Hiram Morgan Garwood

Full Name: Hiram Morgan Garwood
Date of birth: January 11, 1864
Date of death: May 15, 1930

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 13 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Bastrop / Bastrop   Bastrop, Fayette, Lee
H 74 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (4) (5)   Democrat Bastrop / Bastrop   Bastrop

(1) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1892 due to redistricting. Act approved Apr. 19, 1892, 22nd Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 20. Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(3) 22nd Legislature - 1/13/1891, p. 1, listed as new member in roll call: "The credentials of the new members were presented, and the following senators had the oath of office administered them by the president pro tem of the senate." Senate Journal.
(4) "Thoroughly indoctrinated in the principles of the Democratic party," p. 129. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
(5) Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Hiram Morgan Garwood, birth date 1/11/1864 in Bastrop, death date 5/15/1930 in Houston, Harris County, attorney. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Hiram Morgan Garwood (1864-1930), burial in Glenwood Cemetery, Houston, Harris County. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in BAKER BOTTS. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Mentioned in GARWOOD, TEXAS. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Memorial, October 1930, pp. 230-253. Texas Law Review Proceedings of the . . . Annual Meeting of the Texas Bar Association.


  • Photograph. H.M. Garwood, 22nd Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

22nd R.S. - 1891
Apportionment and Representation  
General Land Office  
Internal Improvements  
International and Great Northern Railroad, Investigate the Receivership  
Judiciary No. 1  
Judiciary No. 2  
Military Affairs  
Public Buildings and Grounds (Chair) 
Public Health  
Retrenchment and Reform  
State Affairs  
State Asylums  
20th R.S. - 1887
Comptroller's and Treasurer's Office, Examine  
Constitutional Amendments  
Educational Affairs  
Enrolled Bills  
Insurance, Statistics and History  
Judiciary No. 2  
New Capitol, Furnishing  
State University at Austin  

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