Bedford Parks

Full Name: Bedford Parks
Date of birth: December 8, 1837
Date of death: June 22, 1909

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 9 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1) (2)   Democrat Kickapoo / Anderson   Anderson

(1) Democrat. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
(2) Redford Parks, Kickapoo. Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Sergeant, Company H, 1st Texas Infantry, Wigfall's Regiment, enlisted 6/24/1861. Captain on company roll for March and April 1864. Bedford Parks, age: "64 years the 7th day of last December (1904)" (on Confederate pension application dated 9/15/1905), death date 6/22/1909 in Bexar County. Widow Mrs. Eliza Adlaide Parks of Baylor, Seymour County, marriage date 9/13/1883 in Anderson County. Pension File Nos. 10821 (Bedford Parks) and 25928 (Bedford Parks), Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958.
  • Captain Bedford Parks mentioned in "The Late War" (Civil War). Lewis Publishing Company. A Memorial and Biographical History of Navarro, Henderson, Anderson, Limestone, Freestone and Leon Counties, Texas, 1893, p. 259, crediting Palestine Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Other Resources

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

20th R.S. - 1887
Constitutional Amendments  
Contingent Expenses  
County Government and County Finance  

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