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Ben H. Lewis Ben H. Lewis
Full Name: Ben H. Lewis
Date of birth: September 10, 1921
Date of death: September 27, 1998

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 51-5 Jan 12, 1965 - Jan 10, 1967 59th (1)   Democrat Richardson / Dallas   Dallas
H 51-5 Jan 10, 1961 - Jan 8, 1963 57th   Democrat Richardson / Dallas   Dallas
H 51-5 Jan 13, 1959 - Jan 10, 1961 56th   Democrat Richardson / Dallas   Dallas
(1) Sworn 11/20/1964. Oaths of Office.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Military Service Notes
  • United States Air Force, World War II. Military grave marker, Ben H. Lewis. Find a Grave.
  • Other Resources
  • Ben H. Lewis, birth date 9/10/1921, death date 9/27/1998, interment in Resthaven Memorial Park, Lubbock, Lubbock County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, 9/29/1998. Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Ben H. Lewis, 56th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Ben H. Lewis, 56th Legislature, Texas Yearbook, 56th Legislature
  • Photograph. Ben H. Lewis, 57th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Ben H. Lewis, 59th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 56th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 57th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 59th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    59th R.S. - 1965
    Federal Relations  
    Military and Veterans' Affairs  
    Motor Traffic  
    57th R.S. - 1961
    Banks and Banking (Chair) 
    Congressional and Legislative Districts  
    Municipal and Private Corporations (Vice Chair) 
    Paintings in the House of Representatives  
    Poet Laureate Selection, Special  
    State Affairs  
    56th R.S. - 1959
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Departments and Agencies  
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Public Health  

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