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Ben Ferrell Benjamin Butler Ferrell
Full Name: Benjamin Butler "Ben" Ferrell
Date of birth: November 5, 1928
Date of death: October 21, 2015

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 14 Jan 8, 1957 - Jan 13, 1959 55th   Democrat Tyler / Smith   Smith
H 14 Jan 11, 1955 - Jan 8, 1957 54th   Democrat Tyler / Smith   Smith
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 55th Legislature, 1st C.S., HSR 106. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Marine Corps, Colonel, Vietnam. Military grave marker, Benjamin Butler Ferrell. Find a Grave.
  • Other Resources
  • Col. Benjamin Butler "Ben" Ferrell, birth date 11/5/1928, death date 10/21/2015, photo, obituary, interment in Tyler Memorial Park and Cemetery, Tyler, Smith County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Ben Ferrell, 54th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Ben Ferrell, 55th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 54th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 55th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    55th R.S. - 1957
    Common Carriers  
    Constitutional Amendments (Vice Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    State Hospitals and Special Schools  
    54th R.S. - 1955
    Banks and Banking  
    Common Carriers  
    Highways and Roads  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    Segregation in Public Schools, Advisory  

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