B.W. Rimes

Burlington Wesley Rimes

Full Name: Burlington Wesley Rimes
Date of birth: 1833
Date of death: March 16, 1906

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 19 Jan 14, 1873 - Jan 13, 1874 13th   Democrat Marlin / Falls   Falls, Limestone, McLennan

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House District 19
Jan 14, 1873 - Jan 13, 1874
Legislatures: 13th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Marlin / Falls
Counties in district: Falls, Limestone, McLennan

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, "Burial of Judge Rimes: A Notable Legislator, Public Prosecutor, District Judge, a Friend Who Stuck, and a Mason," Tuesday, 3/20/1906, p. 7. "Information was received Saturday [3/18/1906] announcing the death of Judge Rimes." Married to Miss Tina Parker in the early 1870s, who died about 1884; after moving to San Angelo, married Mrs. Moon who survives him. Galveston Daily News.
  • Obituary, "Texas Deaths: B.W. Rimes at San Angelo," The Houston Post, 3/20/1906, p. 3. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Captain William P. Townsend's Company, 4th Regiment, Texas Infantry, Hood's Texas Brigade, enlisted 7/15/1861. Burlington Wesley Rimes, death date 3/16/1906, marriage to Mrs. A.W. Rimes in Lunenberg, Virginia, on 10/3/1888. Includes Austin Statesman biographical sketch, 5/7/1904. Mrs. Anna W. Rimes death date 3/8/1936, application for mortuary warrant. Pension File No. 36132, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com.

Other Resources


  • Photograph. B.W. Rimes, 13th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. B.W. Rimes, 13th Legislature, DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Texas Photographs

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

13th R.S. - 1873
Commerce and Manufactures  
Comptroller's and Treasurer's Offices, Examine  
Impeachment of John G. Scott, Tenth Judicial District, Investigation of Charges  
Impeachment of Judge William Chambers, 1st Judicial District, Select  
Public Debt  

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