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Ben Foster Benjamin Frank Foster
Full Name: Benjamin Frank "Ben" Foster
Date of birth: January 11, 1902
Date of death: December 20, 1996

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 87 Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929 40th   Democrat Del Rio / Val Verde   Brewster, Kinney, Maverick, Terrell, Val Verde
H 87 Jan 13, 1925 - Jan 11, 1927 39th   Democrat Del Rio / Val Verde   Brewster, Kinney, Maverick, Terrell, Val Verde
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 72nd Legislature, 3rd C.S., HR 78. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Memorial, September 1997, p. 835. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary, 12/23/1996, p. B7. Birth date 1/11/1902; death date 12/20/1996. San Antonio Express-News.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Ben Foster, 39th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Ben Foster, 40th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 39th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 40th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    40th R.S. - 1927
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Highways and Motor Traffic (Vice Chair) 
    Judiciary  
    Live Stock and Stock Raising  
    Penitentiaries  
    39th R.S. - 1925
    Highways and Motor Traffic  
    Judiciary  
    Live Stock and Stock Raising  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
     

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