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Thomas John Ward Financial Disclosure Report for 2006

Thomas John Ward Financial Disclosure Report for 2006

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Date Created:September 3, 2007

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Government Act 1978 
Rev. 112007 
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2006 U.S.C. app.  101-111) Person Reporting (last name, first, middle initial) Ward, Thomas Court Organization U.S. District Court, TX-E Date Report 0511112007 Title (Article III judges indicate active senior status; magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time) U.S. District Judge (Active)  Sa. Report Type (check appropriate type) Nomination, Date Initial Annual Final Reporting Period 0110112006 12/31/2006  
Sb. Amended Report Chambers Office Address 100 East Houston Street Marshall, Texas 75670 the basis the information contained this Report and any modifications pertaining thereto, is, opinion, compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Reviewing Officer Date  

IMPORTANT NOTES: The instructions accompanying this form must followed. Complete all parts, checking the NONE box for each part where you have reportable information. Sign last page. POSITIONS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 instructions.) NONE (No reportable positions.) 
POSITION NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY 
Joint Venturer JJ Joint Venture #I. 

[RJ NONE (No reportable agreements.) 

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Ward, Thomas 

III. N-INVESTMENT ME. (Reporting individual and spouse; see pp. 17-24 instructions.) Filer's Non-Investment Income [Kl NONE (No reportable non-investment income.)  
SOURCE AND TYPE  INCOME (yours, not spouse's) Spouse's Non-Investment Income -I/you were married during any portion the reporti11g year, complete this section. 
(Dollar amount not required except for honoraria.) 
[Kl NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 

SOURCE AND TYPE 

IV REIMBURSEMENTS -tra11sportation, lodging.food, entertainmenl 
(Includes those spouse and dependent children. See pp. 25-27 instructions.) NONE (No reportable reimbursements.) SOURCE DESCRIPTION 	American College Trial Lawyers March 23-25, 2006 -National Trial competition -Judge Law School Mock Trial Teams lodging and meals, Dallas, Legal March 28-30, 2006 -IQPC Patent Strategies 2006 Conference -Panel participant -travel and lodging, New York, 
American College Trial Lawyers 	April 28-29, 2006 -Panel participant -lodging and meals, San Antonio, Practicing Law Institute July 26, 2006 -How Prepare Conduct Markman Hearings 2006 -Panel participant travel, lodging, meals, San Francisco, 

05/11/2007
Ward, Thomas 	University Texas Austin October 26-27, 2006 !th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute -Panel participant travel and meals, Austin, 

Date Report 

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Ward, Thomas 
V GIFTS. (Includes those spouse and dependent children. See pp. 28-31 instructions.) (KJ NONE (No reportable gifts.) SOURCE 

VI. LIABILITIES. (Includes those spouse and dependent children. See pp. 32-33 instructions.) 	NONE (No reportable liabilities.) CREDITOR 

VALUE CODE 	Texas Bank Trust (f/k/a Promissory note secured Longview Bank Trust) 

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS income, value, transactions (Includes those the spouse and dependent children. See pp. 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 

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VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions (Includes those the spouse and dependent children. See pp. 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 

0511112007
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VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those the spouse and dependent children. see PP 34-60 filing instructions.; NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 

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VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions (Includes those the spouse and dependent children. See pp. 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 Jess =$1,001 -$2,500 =$2,501 -$5,000  D=$5,001  $15,000 =$15,001 -$50,000  
(See Columns and 04) 450.00 -$I 00,000 =$I 00,00 -S1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes  J=S 5,000 less  K=$15,00 -$50,000 =$50,001 -$100,000  M=$100,00 -$250,000  
(See Columns and 03) =$250,00 -$500,000 =$500,001 $1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,001 -$25,000,000 Value Method Codes =$25,000,001 -$50,000,000 =Cost (Real Estate Only) =More than $50,000,000  T=Cash Market  
(See Column C2) ""Appraisal  V=Other =Assessment  
U=Book Value  W=Estimated  

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VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions (Includes those the spouse and dependent children. See pp. 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 

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VII. INVESTMENTS and STS -income, value, transactions (Includes those the spouse and dependent children. See pp. 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) Income Gain Codes: ""$1,000 less =$1,00 -$2,500  c=$2,501 -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 =$15,001 -$50,000  
(See Columns and D4) =$50,00 100,000 =SI00,001  $1,000,000 =$1,000,001  $5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less  K=$15,00  $50,000  L=$50,00 -SI 00,000 =$I 00,00 -$250,000  
(See Columns and DJ)  N=$250,00 -$500,000  0=$500,00 ,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,001 -$25,000,000 Value Method Codes =$25,000,001 -$50,000,000 =Cost (Real Estate Only) =More than $50,000,000  T=Cash Market  
(See Column C2) =Appraisal  V=Other  S=Assessment ""Book Value  W=Estimated  

Date Report 
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Ward, Thomas 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those the spouse and dependent children. see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets 
(including trust assets) 

Place "(X)" after each asset exempt from prior disclosure  
Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
reporting period  reporting period  
(I)  (2)  (1)  (2)  (I)  (2)  (3)  (4)  (5)  
Amount  Type (e.g.  Value  Value  Type (e.g.  Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
Code  div., rent,  Code  Method  buy, sell,  Month- Code  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code  redemption)  Day  (J-P)  (A-H)  (if private  
(Q-W)  transaction) Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 less =$1,001 -$2,500 =$2,50 -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 =$15,001 -$50,000  
(See Columns and D4) =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$1,000,000 =SI,000,001 -$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15,00 -$50,000 =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$250,000  
(See Columns and D3) =$250,001 -$500,000 =$500,00 -$I ,000,000 =Sl,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,00 -$25,000,000 Value Method Codes =$25,000,00 -$50,000,000 =Cost (Real Estate Only) =More than $50,000,000 =Cash Market  
(See Column C2) =Appraisal  V=Other =Assessment =Book Value =Estimated  

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VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS income, value, transactions (Includes those the spouse and dependent children. See pp. 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) Income Gain Codes:  A=$1,000 Jess  8=$1,001-$2,500 =$2,501 $5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000  E=$15,00J -$50,000  
(See Columns and 04) =$50,00 -SI 00,000 =$I 00,00 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes ""$15,000 Jess =$15,001 -$50,000 =$50,001 -$100,000 =$I 00,00 I-$250,000  
(See Columns and 03) =$250,00 I-$500,000 =$500,00I -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001. $5,000,000 =$5,000,001 -s25,ooo,ooo Value Method Codes =$25,000,001 -$50,000,000 =Cost (Real Estate Only) =More than $50,000,000 =Cash Market  
(See Column C2) ""Appraisal =Other =Assessment =Book Value =Estimated  

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VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (IndicatepartofReport.) 
VII. INVESTMENTS AND TRUSTS 
MSDW identifies Morgan Stanley Dean Witter. 
Item Nos. and Undivided interest real estate limited partnership. Filer cannot direct, influence any manner effect the purchase, exchange, sale, disposition the entity property entity. 
Item No. MSDW fund not managed controlled filer. the same asset that appeared Item filer's 2005 report. MSDW advises the fund name was changed July 2006. 
Item No. 46: Debtor Territory Addition LLC identified item number 
Item No. 47: Filer passive investor this joint venture real estate investment; assets are undivided interests real estate limited partnership. Neither filer nor joint venture can direct, influence any manner effect the purchase, exchange, sale disposition limited partnership assets. 
Item Nos. 73, 74, 75, and 76: Funds attributable filer's working interest these wells are distributed filer Willow Springs Farmout Partnership (WSP). 
Filer not partner WSP and has capital account WSP. Filer farmed out his working interest WSP along with other working interest owners 
leasehold estates approximately December 1994. 
Item No. 104 filer's 2005 report has been dropped from this 2006 report. Well proved commercially non-productive. 
Item No. 119 filer's 2005 report has been dropped from this 2006 report. Well proved commercially non-productive. 
Item No. 127 bought 6/23/06 proved commercially non-productive. 
Item No. 129 has not been reported any prior report. This item represents filer's interest oil and gas lease. Drilling oil and gas well was commenced this lease June 17, 1982, and the well proved productive. Filer owned working interest. The only well drilled the lease was the SJ. Keasler #1. December 1996, group original working interest owners bought out the remaining original working interest owners. Filer was seller. The transaction was handled the then-operator working interest owner. Filer did sign the assignment transferring filer's interest the buying group. Filer has recently learned that the assignment only transferred the oil and gas produced from the bore hole the SJ. Keasler well with all other rights oil and gas being retained all original working interest owners their original percentage ownership. offer has been made the year 2007 that, accepted, would place the value filer's interest above the threshold value. Filer assumes had this value the end reporting period though unknown filer that time. check the title revealed the present ownership position that filer reporting. Filer did not recall the limited nature the assignment executed December 1996. the event the sale closes accordance with the outstanding offer, filer recognizes that would reportable transaction for 2007. 

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Ward, Thomas 

IX. CERTIFICATION. certify that all information given above (including information pertaining spouse and minor dependent children, any) accurate, true, and complete the best knowledge 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 U.S.C. app.  501 et. seq., U.S.C.  7353, and Judicial Conference regulations. 
Signature NOTE: ANY 
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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