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Thomas John Ward Financial Disclosure Report for 2004

Thomas John Ward Financial Disclosure Report for 2004

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Date Created:December 13, 2005

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United States District Court 
Eastern District Texas United States Courthouse 100 East Houston Street Marshall, Texas 75670 
Chambers 
T.JohnWard 
United States District Judge 

July7, 2005 
The Honorable Mary Lisi 
Chair, Judicial Conference the United States 
Committee Financial Disclosure 
One Columbus Circle, N.E 
Washington, D.C 20544 

Re: Calendar Year 2004 Filing 
Dear Judge Lisi: 
Thank you for your assistance this matter. 
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A0-10 Government Act 1978 
Rev,.1/2004 
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2004 U.S.C. app.  101-111) Date Report Person Reporting (Last name, First name, Middle initial) Court Organization 
Ward, Thomas 	U.S. District Court, TX-E 
717/2005 Title (Article IlI Judges indicate active senior status; RcportType (check appropriate type) Reporting Period 
magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time) Nomination. Date 1/112004 
U.S. District Judge (Active) 	AMENDED Initial Annual Final 
12131/2004 	Chambers Office Address the basis the information contained this Report and any modifications pertaining thereto, is, opinion, compliance 
100 East Houston Street 
with applicable laws and regulations.  
Marshall, Texas 75670 

Reviewing Officer 
IMPORTANT NOTES: The instructions accompanying this form must followed. Complete all parts, checking the NONE box for each part where you have reportable infonnation. Sign last page. POSITIONS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 offiling instructions) NONE -(No reportable positions.) 	Joint Venturer JJ Joint Venture #I-real estate investment; sole asset ofjt. venture und.int. limited 
partnershiJ> Barrow Heath Clearwater, Ltd 

II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 filing instructions) 
 NONE -(No reportable agreements.) 
PARTIES AND 

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..... 1ion)  Day  (J-P) $5,001-$15,000 SIS,001-$50,000 
=$100,001-$1,000,000 Sl,000,00!-SS,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 15,001-$50.000 $50,001-$100.000 $!00,00l-S250,000 $500,001-$1,000,000 $1,000,001-$5.000.000 $5,000,001-$25,000,000 SMore than $50,000,000
Cost (Real Esr.ue Only) Assessment =Cash/Market =Other Estiniated 
Identity b11yerfseller (ifprivate transaction) 

-income, value, transcations (includes those ofthe spouse and dependent children. See pp. 34-57 filing instructions.) 
Vll. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS 
Income during 
Gross value end 
Transactions duiing n:portiug period 
Description Assets 
reporting period 
reporting period 
{includiug trust assets) 
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{l) (2)
(1) (2) 
(3)
(2) 
Place "(X)" after each asset exempt 
Value Value
Aioounl Type (e.g. 
Date: 
Value  Identity  
Code2  Code  buyer/seller  
(J-P) (if private  

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buy, sell, Month
Code2 Mc61od
Code div. nmt.or 
merger. Day
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127.  Working Interest -Hayter Est. #3, Nacogdoches County, Texas  
128.  Working Interest-McCarter #1, Rusk County, Texas  
129.  Working Interest-Vera Davis #3, Panola County, Texas  
130.  Working JnL-Jordan #1, Panola County, Texas  
131.  Working Interest-Burk #2, Panola County, Texas   
132.  Working Interest-West Bay #1, Panola County, Texas  
133.  Working Interest -Brady #1, Rusk County, Texas  
134.  Working Interest -Beckham ffl, Panola County, Texas  
135.  Working Interest -Orr-Tipps ffl, Rusk County, Texas  Royalty  Royalty  Royalty  Royalty  Royalty  Royalty  Royalty  Royalty  
None 
buy 10/18 Vaughn Operating Co. Exploration Royalty 
buy
Working Interest-Wedgeworth #1, Panola County, 
136. 

Texas 
137. 	
Working Interest -Vera Davis #4, Panola County, Texas 

138. 	
Working Interest-Vera Davis #5, Panola County, Texas 

139. 	
Working Interest -Burk #3, Panola County, Texas 

140. 	
Working Intc:rcst-Kimmey #1, Angelina County, Texas 

141. 	
Working Interest-McCartcr ffl, Rusk County, Texas 

142. 	
Working Interest-McCarter #2, Rusk County, Texas 

143. 	
Nuveen Jnsd. Ptem. Income Municipal Fund 7-Day 

144. 	
Working Interest -W.W. Mackey ffl, Gregg County, Texas  Royalty  
None  Royalty  
None  
None  
None  Interest  Royalty  w  

buy buy  2119 7102  Vaughn Operating Co. Vaughn Operating Co.  
buy  4fl6  Ark-La-Tex BnergyLLC  
buy  11/08  Machin Associates  
buy  1123  Machin Associates  
PA(note)  2114  Machin Associates  
buy  3/23 lncome!Gain Codes: Sl,000 less $1,001-$2,500 $2,501-$5,000  =$5,001-$15.000 $15,001-$50,000  
(See ColUilllS and D4) $50,001-$100,000 $100,001-$1,000,000 $1,000,001-$5,000,000 =More than $5.000,000 Value Codes: $15,000 less  =SIS,OOl-SS0.000 $50,001-$100,000 $100,001-$250,000  
(See Colunms and 03} $250,000-$500,000 $500,001-$1,000,000 $1,000,001-SS,000,000 $5,000,001-$25,000,000 $25,000,001-$50,000,000 SMore than $50,000,000 Value Method Codes  =Appraisal  =Cost (Real Estate Only) Assessment  =Cash/Market  
(See Colunm C2)  =Book Value  =Other  =Estimated  

Ward, Thomas 7n/2005 
(Indicate part oCReport.) 
VIlI. ADDffiONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS 
VII. INVESTMENTS AND TRUSTS 
MSDW identifies Morgan Stanley Dean Witter. 
Item No. Buys were made monthly for first five months reporting period. buys other transactions during reporting period. 
Item Nos. and 14: Undivided interest real estate limited partnership. Filer cannot direct, influence any manner effect the purchase, exchange, sale, disposition the entity property entity. 
Item Nos. 15, 25, and shown report for 2003 not appear .on this report because value does not meet threshold reporting value. 
Item No. describes asset IRA that had been inadvertently omitted from filer's previous reports. This IRA was managed exclusively Morgan Stanley. Filer discovered this oversight reviewing detailed records furnished stockbroker which filer reviewed order respond the Committee's letter June 23, 2005.  
Item No. 84: Debtor Territory Addition LLC identified item number 13. 
Item No. 85: Real estate investment; sole asset undivided interest limited partnership, Barrow Heath Clearwater Ltd., with real estate Clearwater, Florida. Filer cannot direct, influence any manner effect the purchase. exchange, sale disposition Barrow Heath Clearwater Ltd. its property. 
Item No. 101 was not listed previous report because income did not reach threshold value. Well reworked 2004 resulting increased income 
requiring disclosure.  

Item Nos. 113, 114, 115 and 116: Fundsattn'butable filer's worldng interest these wells distributed filer Willow Springs Fannout Partnership (WSP). Filer not partner WSP and has capital account WSP. Filer fanned out his working interest WSP along with other working interest owners leasehold estates approximately December 1994. 
Item Nos. 141-142 represent oil and gas pro5pect that was drilled during the reporting period that proved non-productive. PA indicates the well was 
plugged and abandoned. The date Column D(2) the date filer {CCeived notice non-productive status. 

Item No. 144 represents filer's woddng interest well drilled more than years ago and which had been shut-in for more than years. Filer had not 
received any income from well during previous reporting years and thus had not been previously disclosed. addition assets noted Part VII, filer owns group offtactional mineral interests, one which exceeds the thresholds for reporting. However, 2004 filer received lump sum payment for several years payments that had been suspended during litigation. While not clear whether the income attributable any one well would exceed $200, the group were treated reportable asset, the income code Column would c and descn'bed "Royalty.  Part VII, page line filer's 2003 report, lists "Working Interest -Flewellen #6, Gregg County, Texas" -such asset not listed the 2004 
report. Due reduction income the asset exempt from disclosure. 

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Ward, Thomas  7n/200S  

IX. CERTJFICATION. certify that all information given above (including information pertaining spouse and minor dependent children, any) accurate, true, and complete the best lrnowledge and belief, and that any information not reported was withheld because met applicable statutory provisions permitting non-disclosure. further certify that earned income from outside employment and honoraria and the acceptance gifts which have been reported are compliance with the provisions ofS U.S.C.  501 et. seq., U.S.C.  7353, and Judicial Conference regulations. 
NOTE: ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILFULLY FALSIFIES FAILS FILE TIIIS REPORT MAY SUBJECT CIVIL AND CRIMINAL SANCTIONS U.S.C. app.  104) 
FILING INSTRUCTIONS 
Mail signed original and additional copies to: 
Committee Financial Disclosure Administrative Office the United States Courts Suite 2-301 One Columbus Circle, N.E. Washington, D.C. 20544 
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