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Ben Palmer Ben Palmer
Full Name: Benjamin "Ben" Palmer
Date of birth: August 11, 1863
Date of death: June 27, 1923

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 99 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th   Democrat Stephenville / Erath   Erath
H 99 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 8, 1901 26th   Democrat Stephenville / Erath   Erath
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Benjamin Palmer, birth date 8/11/1863, death date 6/27/1923, interment in Fairview Cemetery, Pecos, Reeves County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Mayor Ben Palmer Died Wednesday," Pecos Enterprise and Pecos Times, 6/29/1923, p. 1, crediting the UNT Libraries. Birth date 8/11/1863 in Russell County, Alabama, death date 6/27/1923. Palmer "was elected to serve in the legislature of the State for two terms - serving in the 26th and 27th legislatures - where he made an enviable record. Moving from Stephenville to Pecos in 1911 . . . " Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Ben Palmer, postoffice Stephenville, nativity Alabama, age 38 in 1901, lawyer, stockman, Democrat. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Ben Palmer, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Ben Palmer, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 26th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 27th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    27th R.S. - 1901
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Judicial Districts  
    Military Affairs  
    Mining and Minerals  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Senatorial Districts  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    26th R.S. - 1899
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Mining and Minerals  

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