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B.F. Gofford Benjamin F. Gafford
Full Name: Benjamin F. Gafford
Date of birth: July 1, 1871
Date of death: June 25, 1944

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 35 Jan 8, 1907 - Jan 12, 1909 30th   Democrat Sherman / Grayson   Grayson
H 35 Jan 10, 1905 - Jan 8, 1907 29th   Democrat Sherman / Grayson   Grayson
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, Volume I, pp. 637-638. Birth date 7/1/1871 in south Georgia. Marriage to Emma Tummins of Parker County in 1891. A Twentieth Century History and Biographical Record of North and West Texas, 1906.
  • Other Resources
  • Benjamin F. Gafford, birth date 7/1/1871 in Augusta, Georgia; death date 6/25/1944 in Sherman, Grayson County, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Benjamin F. Gafford (1871-1944), interment in West Hill Cemetery, Sherman, Grayson County with spouse Emma Ruth Tummins Gafford. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, 6/29/1944, p. 5. Whitewright Sun.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. B.F. Gofford, 30th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. B.F. Gafford, 29th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 29th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 30th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    30th R.S. - 1907
    Counties  
    Criminal Jurisprudence (Chair) 
    Education  
    Municipal Corporations  
    Reforms in Civil and Criminal Procedure  
    Rules  
    29th R.S. - 1905
    Appropriations  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Counties  
    Municipal Corporations  
    Pan-American Trade Relations and Projected Trades College, Special  
     

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