B.F. Looney

Frederick B. Looney

Full Name: Frederick B. Looney
Date of birth: January 22, 1836
Date of death: September 18, 1902

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 56 Jan 8, 1901 - Sep 18, 1902 27th   Democrat Oakwood / Leon   Leon, Madison
H 56 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 8, 1901 26th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Oakwood / Leon   Leon, Madison

(1) OAKWOOD, TEXAS. "Oakwood is on State Highway 79 three miles west of the Trinity River in the northeastern corner of Leon County. It was established as a ten-mile station on the International-Great Northern Railroad in 1872. It was initially called Oakwoods for the large number of oak trees in the area, but over the years its name was shortened." Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) Leon County. House Journal.
(3) Oakwood, Leon County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) Oakwoods. Texas Legislative Manual.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • Death notice, 9/18/1902, p. 4. "Dr. F.B. Looney, member of the 26th & 27th Legislatures, died a few days ago at this home in Oakwoods, Leon county . . . " Cameron Herald.
  • Frederick B. Looney. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • 26th Legislature (1899) - F.B. Looney, postoffice Oakwoods, nativity Kentucky, age 63 (born circa 1836), lawyer, 33 years in Texas, Democrat.
    27th Legislature (1901) - F.B. Looney, postoffice Oakwood, nativity Kentucky, age 63, lawyer, 36 years in Texas, member of previous legislatures: 26th, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual. 26th 27th


  • Photograph. B.F. Looney, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. F.B. Looney, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

27th R.S. - 1901
Judiciary No. 2  
Public Health and Vital Statistics  
Representative Districts  
State Affairs  
State Penitentiaries  
26th R.S. - 1899
Confederate Home, Special  
Insurance, Statistics, and History  
Mining and Minerals  
Public Health and Vital Statistics  
Revenue and Taxation  

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