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D. H. L. Bonner Dixon Hill L. Bonner
Full Name: Dixon Hill L. Bonner
Date of birth: April 8, 1842
Date of death: February 18, 1920

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 12 Jan 10, 1911 - Sep 14, 1911 32nd (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Arp / Smith   Smith
(1) ARP, TX. The Omen post office was transferred to Arp, TX in 1906. Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) OMEN, TEXAS. "In April 1879 Dixon H. L. Bonner petitioned the United States Post Office Department to renew the local branch. Upon approval, Bonner became the postmaster and called the post office Old Canton." Handbook of Texas Online.
(3) Bonner resigned 9/14/1911. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Company E, 14th Texas Infantry. Biographical sketch, pp. 259-260. Born 1849, father Beckham Bonner, mother Rebecca Bonner (nee Wilson), first marriage to Miss Susie Neal (died 1874), second marriage to Miss Texas Talley of Alabama. Texans Who Wore the Gray, 1907.
  • Confederate Pension application, D.H.L. Bonner, Arp, Smith County, Texas, Company E, 14th Texas Infantry, Randall's Brigade. East Texas Genealogical Society. TXGenWeb Project.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1910 - Dixon H.L. Bonner, Smith County, age 69, born circa 1841 in Alabama, farmer, spouse Texas A. Bonner.
    United States Headstone Applications for U.S. Military Veterans, 1925-1949 - D.H.L. Bonner, Drummer, 14th C.S.A. Texas Infantry, date of death 3/8/1919, application date 6/28/1939. FamilySearch. Census 1910 Headstone Application
  • D.H.L. Bonner, birth date 4/8/1842 in Alabama, death date 2/18/1920 in Omen, Smith County, farmer, father Becom Bonner, mother Rebecca Wilson, burial in Elkins Cemetery, undertaker from Arp, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • D.H.L. Bonner, Confederate States Army, Drummer, 14th Texas Infantry. Death date 3/8/1919, interment in Elkins Cemetery, Omen, Smith County. Find a Grave.
  • Dixon Hill L. Bonner, birth date 4/8/1842 in Selma, Alabama; death date 2/18/1920 on death certificate, death date 3/8/1919 on military grave marker; spouses Sarah Neel Bonner and Texas Alabama Talley Bonner; interment in Elkins Cemetery, Omen, Smith County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. D. H. L. Bonner, 32nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 32nd session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    32nd R.S. - 1911
    Appropriations Subcommittee on the Confederate Home  
    Private Corporations  
    Public Debt  
    Stock and Stock Raising  

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