A.H.H. Tolar

Alfred H.H. Tolar

Full Name: Alfred Hays Hamilton Tolar
Other surnames: Toler
Date of birth: July 27, 1841
Date of death: July 1, 1927

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 43 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Abilene / Taylor   Andrews, Archer, Armstrong, Bailey, Baylor, Borden, Briscoe, Callahan, Carson, Castro, Childress, Cochran, Collingsworth, Crosby, Dallam, Dawson, Deaf Smith, Dickens, Donley, Fisher, Floyd, Gaines, Garza, Gray, Hale, Hall, Hansford, Hardeman, Hartley, Haskell, Hemphill, Hockley, Howard, Hutchinson, Jones, Kent, King, Knox, Lamb, Lipscomb, Lubbock, Lynn, Martin, Mitchell, Moore, Motley, Nolan, Ochiltree, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Scurry, Shackelford, Sherman, Stonewall, Swisher, Taylor, Terry, Throckmorton, Wheeler, Wichita, Wilbarger, Yoakum, Greer

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Democrat. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
(3) Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch and historical notes, Captain Alfred Hamilton Hayes Tolar, born 7/26/1845, died 7/1/1927. Hood County Texas Genealogical Society, 2004.
  • Obituary, Alfred Hamilton Hayes Tolar, Sr., reprinted from the Houston Post-Dispatch, 7/2/1927. Birth date 7/27/1841. Includes Tolar's eyewitness account of the death of General Stonewall Jackson. Hood County Texas Genealogical Society, 2004.
  • Obituary and photo, "Captain Tolar, Veteran Civil War Hero, Dies," 7/1/1927, p. 23. Includes account of Captain Alf H.H. Tolar on "The Death of Stonewall Jackson" in the "History of the North Carolina Troops," and service as state representative from the 43rd District. "He was author of the Tolar land bill, Texas book law, school district bond bill and many other educational bills and measures, as well as agricultural and irrigation measures for relief and progress of the state of Texas." Houston Chronicle.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, Alfred Tolar (Dr. Alfred Hays Hamilton Tolar), pp. 346-347. Born 7/26/1842 in Cumberland County, North Carolina, married Adelade Alston McNeill. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, 2nd Lieutenant and Captain, description of military service in 18th North Carolina Regiment, Company K, "Heroes of the Lost Cause: Alf. H.H. Tolar When He Enlisted and Today." Alf. H.H. Tolar (1841-1927), burial in Forest Park Cemetery, Houston, Harris County. Includes reprint of obituary from Houston Post-Dispatch, 7/2/1927, and biographical sketch of Dr. Alf. H.H. Tolar, "Recalling a Name," from Ancestry.com. Find a Grave.
  • Confederate States Army, Company K, 18th Regiment, North Carolina Troops, Lane's Brigade, A.P. Hill's Division, Army of Northern Virginia. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.

Other Resources


  • Photograph. A.H.H. Tolar, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

21st R.S. - 1889
General Education Bill  
Private Land Claims  
Public Lands and Land Office  
Public Printing  
Stock and Stockraising  

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