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Chaplain for the Texas Senate and House (1977-1991. Author of the syndicated editorial “Diary of a Modern Pilgrim” which ran in various Texas newspapers for 49 years.
He held degrees from Baylor University, B. A., and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, B. D. and Th. D., and was a Merrill Fellow at Harvard Divinity School. He was pastor to congregations in Satin, Denton, Hubbard, Cleburne, Beaumont, and Austin, Texas, and, as pastor of the First Baptist Church in Austin for more than 20 years, Dr. Ware was a leader in the ecumenical movement.
Married (1) Corinne Roberts. That union ended in divorce. Together they were parents of Suzanne (Ware) Luper, Brooks Browning Ware, and Camille (Ware) Kress.
Married (2) widow Juanell (Johnson) Wright on Jan. 31, 1987.