|United States Senator
September 27, 1858 – December 5, 1859
|Preceded by||James P. Henderson|
|Succeeded by||Louis Wigfall|
|Member of the Texas Senate from District 1|
|Preceded by||William M. "Buckskin" Williams|
|Succeeded by||Joseph H. Burks|
October 13, 1805|
Elbert County, Georgia
|Died||October 5, 1861
Raleigh, North Carolina
Matthias Ward (October 13, 1805 – October 5, 1861) was a lawyer and United States Senator from Texas.
Ward served in the Congress of the Republic of Texas and later in the state Senate as a Democrat. This was followed by unsuccessful campaigns for lieutenant governor in 1851 and United States Congress in 1855.
- United States Congress. "Matthias Ward (id: W000138)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
William M. "Buckskin" Williams
|Texas State Senator
from District 1
Joseph H. Burks
|United States Senate|
J. Pinckney Henderson
|U.S. Senator (Class 1) from Texas
Served alongside: Sam Houston, John Hemphill
Louis T. Wigfall