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Benjamin Philpott Benjamin Allen Philpott
Full Name: Benjamin Allen Philpott
Date of birth: September 26, 1811
Date of death: November 17, 1892

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 43 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (1) (2)   Democrat Fairfield / Freestone   Freestone
H 43 Jan 14, 1879 - Jan 11, 1881 16th (3) (4)   Democrat Avant Prairie / Freestone   Freestone
(1) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
(3) Avant Prairie post office closed in 1885. Handbook of Texas Online.
(4) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • PHILPOTT, BENJAMIN ALLEN (1811-1892). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biography, Benjamin Allen Philpott, pp. 263-264. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Benjamin Philpott, 17th Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 17th session composite photo of House members (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    17th R.S. - 1881
    Public Debt  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    State Affairs (Chair) 
    16th R.S. - 1879
    Assessment and Collection of Taxes  
    Military Affairs  
    Public Debt  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
     

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