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Thomas Ward John – 2004

Thomas Ward John – 2004

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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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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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..... unt Type (e.g. Code! div. rent. (AH) int.) None None None None None Dividend Dividend None Interest Interest None Interest Gross value end n:porring period (1} (2) Value Value Codc2 Method (J-P) Code3 (Q-W) Transactions during reporting period (1) lfnol exempt from discl(2) (3) Type (e.g. Date: Value buy.sell. MonthCodc2 merger, Day {1-P)redemption) sell 12108 sale 2125 2/11 pymt Gain Code (AJ osure Identity buyer/seller (if private transaction) 
85. JJ Joint Venture No. None 
86. CIBC Oppenheimer Money Marlcct Accotmt Dividend 
87. UIT First Trust Shares None 
88. Virophanna Inc. Common Stock None 
89. Microsoft Corporation Common Stock Dividend 
90. New Jersey Development Authority Bond Interest hwome/Gain Codes: Sl,000 orless $1,001-$2,SOO =$2,501-$5,000 =SS,001-$15,000 =$15,00J-$50,000 
(Sec Columns and D4) SS0,001-$100,000 Sl00,001-$1,000,000 Sl,000,001-$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 ValueCodes: =$15,000orless =$1 5,00 1-$50,000 $50,001-$100,000 $100,001-$250,000 
(Sec Colwnns and D3) $250,000-$500.000 $500,00J-$1,000,000 =$1,000,001-$5,000.000 $5,000,001-$25,000,000 $25,000,001-$50,000.000 =$More than $50,000,000  Value Method Codes Appraisal Cost (Real Estate Only) Assessment =Cash/Market 
(See Column C2) Book Value =Other Estimated 
 
 
 
-income, :llue, transcations (includes those ofthe spouse and dependent cbildreu. See pp. 34-57 filing instructions.) 
VII. 1NVESTMENTS and TRUSTS 
Income during 
Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
Description Asscls 
reporting period 
reporting period 
{including trust assets) 
(1) (2) 
(1) 
(5)Place (X) after each asset exanpt Type 
Value Value Type (e.g. Date: 
Amount 
Value Gain 
Identity 
fromprior disclosure Code2 Method buy.sell. Month-Code 
div. rent. 
Code2 Code 
buyer/seller 
(J-P) Code3 merger. Day 
(A-H) inl.) 
(JP) 
(if private 
redemption) 
(Q-W) 
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91. W.R. Hough Co. Money Fund Interest Acct Vl7 
closed 
92. Working Interest -Denson #1, Gregg County, Texas Royalty Royalty 
Working Interest-J.Bussey #1, Gregg County, Texas Royalty 
Working Interest-Culpepper #3, Gregg County, 
Texas Royalty 
95. Working Interest -Flewellen #3, Gregg County, 
Texas 
96. Working Interest-Flewellen #4, Gregg County, Royalty 
Texas Royalty 
Working Interest -Castleberry #3, Gregg County, 
 
Texas Royalty 
98. Working Interest-Denson #2, Gregg County, Texas Royalty 
Working Interi=st-Denson #3, Gregg County, Texas 
100. Working Interest -Denson #4, Gregg County, Texas 
101. Working Interest-Castleberry #4, Gregg County, Texas. 
102. Working Interest-Flewellen #5, Gregg County, Texas 
103. Working Interest-Castleberry #5, Gregg County, Texas 
104. Working Interest-Culpepper #5, Gregg County, Texas 
105 Working lntcn:st-Culpepper #6, Gregg County, Texas 
106. Working lnterest-Castleberry#lO, Gregg County, Texas 
107. Working Interest-Flewellen #7, Gregg County, Texas 
108. Working lnterest-Castleberry#l Gregg County, Texas Royalty Royalty Royalty Royalty Royalty Royalty Royalty Royalty Royalty Inconie!GaioCodes: $1,000 less =Sl,001-$2,500 $2,501-$5,000 SS,001-SIS,OOO 15,001-$50,000 
(Sec Coluums and D4) SS0,001-Sl00,000 00,001-S 1,000,000 =S!,000,001-SS,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes: SlS;OOO less $15,001-$50.000 $50,001-$100,000 =SI00,001$250,000 
(See ColUITlllS and 03) $250,[)()().$500,000 $500.001-$1,000,000 $1,000,001$5,000,000 $5,000,001-$25,000,000 $25,000,001-$50.000,000 SMoretban $50,000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) Assessment =Cash/Market 
(See Colunm C2) =Book Value =Other Estimated 
 
Date Report Name Person Reporting 
Page of8 Ward, Thomas 71712005 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income. value, tnmscations (includes those ofthe spouse and dependent cl1ildren. See pp. 34-57 filing instructions.) 
Description Assets Income during reporting period Gross value end reportin period Transactions during reportiug period 
 
(including trust assets) 
(1) 
(1) (2) 
(2) 
Place (X) after each asset exempt ftom prior disclosure 
109. 	 
Working Interest -Culpepper #7, Gregg County, Texas 
 
110. 	 
Working Interest -Flewellen #8, Gregg County, Texas 
 
 
Ill. 	Working Interest -Flewellen #9, Gregg County, Texas 
112. 	 
Working_Interest-Trudie Bruton #I, Gregg County,Texas 
 
113. 	 
Working Interest -Denson #5, Gregg County, Texas (WSP) 
 
114. 	 
Working Interest -Castleberry #6, Gregg County, Texas(WSP) 
 
115. 	 
Working Interest -Castleberry #7, Gregg County,Texa.S(WSP) 
 
116. 	 
Working Interest -Castleberry#, GreggCounty, Texas(WSP) 
 
 
111. 	Royalty-Davis #2, Wood County, Texas 
118. 	 
Working Interest -U12man #1, Gregg County, Texas 
 
119. 	 
Working Interest-Ritz #1, Panola County, Texas 
 
120. 	 
Working Interest-Ritz #2, Panola County, Texas 
 
121. 	 
Working Interest -Vera Davis #2, Panola County, Texas 
 
122. 	 
Working Interest-Roy Harrell #1, Harrison County, Texas 
 
123. 	 
Working Interest -Inez Bates #2, NacogdochesCounty, Texas 
 
124. 	 
Working Interest -Inez Bates #3, Nacogdoches County, Texas 
 
125. 	 
Working Interest -Inez Bates #4, Nacogdoches ColDlty, Texas 
 
126. 	 
Working Interest Inez Bates #5, NacogdochesCounty, Texas Income/Gain Codes: Sl,000 less 
(See Colllllms and D4) $50,001-$100,000 Value Codes: $15.000 less 
(See Colwmis and D3) $250,000-$500,000 $25,000,001-$50,000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal (See Colllllnl C2) =Book Value 
Amolllll Type (e.g. Code div. rent. (A-H) inL) Royalty Royalty Royalty Royalty Royalty Royalty Royalty Royaltj Royalty Royalty 
None Royalty Royalty Royalty Royalty Royalty Royalty Royalty 
=$1,001-$2,500 
Value Value 
Code2 Method 
(J-P) Code3 
(Q-W) $2.501-SS,OOO 
(2) (3) 
Type (e.g. buy, sell. Date: Month- Value Code2 Gain Code 
merger, reclen1>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) 
(l) 
{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 
(J-P) Code3 
(A-H) int.) 
i:edeiq>tion) 
(Q-W) 
lransactioo) 
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 filers previous reports. This IRA was managed exclusively Morgan Stanley. Filer discovered this oversight reviewing detailed records furnished stockbroker which filer reviewed order respond the Committees 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: Fundsattnbutable filers 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 filers 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 descnbed Royalty.  Part VII, page line filers 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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II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 filing instructions)