Oscar A. Seward

Oscar Alpheus Seward

Full Name: Oscar Alpheus Seward, Sr.
Date of birth: June 2, 1856
Date of death: December 5, 1936

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 69 Jan 14, 1919 - Jan 11, 1921 36th   Democrat Independence / Washington   Washington

Terms of Service top

House District 69
Jan 14, 1919 - Jan 11, 1921
Legislatures: 36th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Independence / Washington
Counties in district: Washington

Biographical Information top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 45th Legislature, R.S., 2/19/1937, p. 525. Death date 12/5/1936. Son of John H. Seward and grandson of Samuel Seward, member of Austin's Colony. Resolutions - Memorial.

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • O.A. Seward, birth date 6/2/1867 [sic] in Texas; death date 12/5/1936 in Independence, Washington County; farmer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Oscar A. Seward, birth date 6/2/1856, death date 12/5/1936, photos, burial in Prairie Lea Cemetery, Brenham, Washington County, with spouse Elizabeth Clement McCay Seward. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "O.A. Seward Dies Suddenly at Home at Independence Saturday; Funeral Held Monday Morning: Prominent Citizen of Washington County Passes Away Aged 80 Years; Former County Clerk and Representative to State Legislature Laid to Rest at Prairie Lea," Brenham Banner-Press, 12/7/1936, p. 1, crediting Nancy Carol Roberts Memorial Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • "Oscar Alpheus Seward was a graduate of Baylor University when it was located in Independence. He began his public service as county clerk in 1889, and over the years served as a state legislator (1919-1921), justice of the peace, chief of the volunteer fire department, and president of a telephone company." National Register of Historic Places Registration Form, Seward Plantation, Independence, Washington County, Texas. Texas Historical Commission.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

36th R.S. - 1919
Banks and Banking  
Confederate Home, Investigate  
Game and Fisheries  
Municipal and Private Corporations  
Revenue and Taxation  

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