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Benjamin Franklin Brooks

Ben F. Brooks
Full Name: Benjamin Franklin "Ben" Brooks
Birth date: August 23, 1889
Death date: December 10, 1978

Terms of Service

  • House, 42nd Legislature
    1/13/1931 - 1/10/1933
  • House, 41st Legislature
    1/8/1929 - 1/13/1931

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Ben F. Brooks, death date 12/10/1978 in Bogata, Red River County, age 89, retired rancher, agri. - civil service. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1977-1986 .
  • Benjamin Franklin Brooks, birth date 8/23/1889 in Detroit, Texas, home address in Bagwell, Texas, merchant, draft registration 6/6/1917 in Red River County. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 .
  • Benjamin F. Brooks, birth date 8/23/1889, death date 12/10/1978, burial in Detroit Cemetery, Detroit, Red River County. Find a Grave .
  • Biographical sketch of the Brooks family, History of Clarksville and Old Red River County, pp. 213-214. Ben F. Brooks, "representative of Red County in the Forty-First and Forty Second Legislatures of Texas from January, 1929, to January, 1933." HeritageQuest Online .
  • Biographical sketch, "Who's Who and What's What in the Texas Legislature," by Ed Kilman, 1/7/1929, p. 5. Houston Post-Dispatch .
  • Obituary, Ben F. Brooks, 12/11/1978, p. 4. Paris News .
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