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Benjamin Franklin Cathey

Ben Cathey
Full Name: Benjamin Franklin "Ben" Cathey, Jr.
Birth date: September 9, 1870
Death date: April 13, 1952

Terms of Service

  • House, 45th Legislature
    1/12/1937 - 1/10/1939
    Democrat
  • House, 43rd (2) Legislature
    1/10/1933 - 1/8/1935
    Democrat
  • House, 32nd Legislature
    1/10/1911 - 1/14/1913
    Democrat
  • House, 31st (1) Legislature
    1/12/1909 - 1/10/1911
    Democrat
(1) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture) 1910.
(2) Name, postoffice, occupation, association membership, relationship to persons in state or county government. Resolution, 9/18/1933, pp. 45-48, and Questionnaire Authorized and Directed by Resolution Adopted by the House, 10/11/1933, pp. 588-601. House Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

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Other Resources

  • Benjamin Franklin Cathey, Jr., birth date 9/9/1870, death date 4/13/1952, interment in Quitman Cemetery, Quitman, Wood County. Find a Grave .
  • Death notice, "Funeral Tuesday for Ex-Legislator," 4/14/1952, p. 1. Ben F. Cathey, age 81, former state representative and Wood county judge, death date 4/13/1952. Pampa Daily News .
  • 32nd Legislature (1911) - B.F. Cathey, postoffice Quitman, nativity Arkansas, age 40 in 1911 (born circa 1871), lawyer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
  • Occupational and biographical information - 45th Legislature, Chapter 1, "The Big Job," pp. 1-17. The Legislature and the Texas People 1937.
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