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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
  • 42nd Legislature, R.S., Simple Resolution 40, 2/10/1931, pp. 212-214. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • GARWOOD, HIRAM MORGAN (1864-1930). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, Hiram M. Garwood, p. 129. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, Hiram M. Garwood, pp. 196-198. Born 1/11/1864 in Bastrop, married Hattie Page 8/9/1890. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, p. 262. Texans and Their State: A Newspaper Reference Work, 1918.
  • 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.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. H.M. Garwood, 22nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 22nd session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 20th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    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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