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Dr. Benjamin Selman Benjamin Selman
Full Name: Benjamin Green Selman
Date of birth: February 15, 1839
Date of death: October 12, 1892

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 12 Jan 13, 1891 - Oct 12, 1892 22nd   Democrat Tyler / Smith   Smith
H 12 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2)   Democrat Tyler / Smith   Smith
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 273-274. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • Biography from Some Biographies of Old Settlers, Historical, Personal and Reminiscent, Vol. 1, pp. 215-216. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Other Resources
  • Benjamin G. Selman, Democrat, doctor, age 51 in 1891, born in Alabama. Card File.
  • Interment in Oakwood Cemetery, Tyler, Smith County, TX. Birth date 2/15/1839; death date 10/12/1892. USGenWeb Project, 1996.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Dr. Benjamin Selman, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Dr. Benjamin Selman, 22nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 21st session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 22nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    22nd R.S. - 1891
    Irrigation  
    Judicial Districts  
    Public Health and Vital Statistics (Chair) 
    State Asylums  
    21st R.S. - 1889
    Education  
    Irrigation  
    North Texas Insane Asylum  
    Penitentiaries  
    Public Health and Vital Statistics  
    State Asylums  
     

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