Biographical Encyclopedia of Texas Page: 232 of 372
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of congress from Mississippi. In 1848 he came to t(
Texas and located at Palestine, where as a lawyer h
(if prominence and ability ihe has since resided. (
As a citizen of Texas, Colonel Ward has never (
filled public office except serving one term as State
senator. The study and practice of law have been
preferred to political life. In politics he has atlways
been a Calhoun State Rights man. In religionl
hlie is an Episcopalian. Starting in life poor
he has been the architect of his own fortune, and
is emphatically a " self-made man." Although
now (1880) at the advanced age of seventy-five
years his step is yet firm and his mental faculties t
unimpaired. Iis life has been one of industry, sobriety
and integrity. l
iREGG, ALEXANDER WHIITE, lawyer of
Palestine, Anderson county, of the law
firm of Gammage
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