Richard Henry Waters

Full Name: Richard Henry Waters
Date of birth: March 19, 1851
Date of death: December 8, 1938

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 57 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd   Democrat Burlington / Milam   Milam

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Death notice, Richard Henry (Uncle Dick) Waters, "Waters Rites Held," 12/9/1938, p. 16. "Waters moved to Alice in 1911 and was widely known here." Corpus Christi Caller.
  • Census of 1880 - R.H. Waters, Fairfield, Freestone County, age 28, born circa 1852 in Alabama, lawyer, boarder living in household of S.B. Richardson, with J.W. Waters, "Clk. of D. Court" (possibly his brother).
    Census of 1920 - Richard H. Waters, Jim Wells County, age 65, born circa 1855 in Alabama, farmer.
    Census of 1930 - Richard H. Waters, Jim Wells County, age 79, born circa 1851 in Alabama, retired land agent. FamilySearch. 1880 1920 1930
  • Richard H. Waters, birth date 3/19/1851 in Dreerville, Butler County, Alabama; death date 12/8/1938 in Jim Wells County, Texas; retired realtor; father Philemon Waters, mother Sarah Womack. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Richard Henry Waters (1851-1938), burial in Alice Cemetery, Alice, Jim Wells County. Find a Grave.
  • History of Burlington, Milam County. "Irish Settlers Establish Homes in Milam Community Site in 70's," The Cameron Herald, 9/19/1957, p. 11, crediting Lucy Hill Patterson Memorial Library. "Finally R.H. Waters, a prominent ranchman, was elected to the Legislature from Burlington and he got through a bill which compelled the company [San Antonio and Aransas Pass Railroad] to stop their trains at Burlington." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

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Committee Information top

22nd R.S. - 1891
Agricultural Affairs  
County Government and County Finances  
Privileges and Elections  
Representation and Apportionment on Senatorial and Representative Districts  
Stock and Stock Raising  

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