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Benjamin F. Dwiggins

Ben F. Dwiggins
Full Name: Benjamin F. "Ben" Dwiggins
Birth date: December 8, 1853
Death date: December 21, 1919

Terms of Service

  • House, 36th (1) Legislature
    1/14/1919 - 12/21/1919
(1) George T. Bludworth, in special election 5/15/1920, sworn 5/27/1920, succeeded Ben F. Dwiggins, died 12/21/1919. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries


Other Resources

  • Census of 1900 - Ben Swiggins [Ben Dwiggins], Fort Worth, Tarrant County, age 45, born December 1854 in Tennessee, grocer, wife Mary E., daughters Bulah, Hellen, and Mary.
    Census of 1910 - Ben F. Dwiggins, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, age 56, born circa 1854 in Tennessee, real estate, wife Emma, daughters Beulah L., Helen C., and Mary C. FamilySearch . 1910 1900
  • Benj. F. Dwiggins, birth date 12/8/1853 in Tennessee; death date 12/21/1919 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas; real estate. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Ben F. Dwiggins (1853-1919), burial in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Fort Worth, Tarrant County. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary and photo, Ben F. Dwiggins, "State Legislator Dies of Apoplexy, Leader in Masonry," 12/22/1919, p. 6. Born in Pikeville, Tennessee, married Mary Emma McCauley in 1874. Obituary of Mrs. Benjamin F. Dwiggins, 6/1/1910, p. 7. Fort Worth Star-Telegram .
  • 36th Legislature (1919) - Ben F. Dwiggins, postoffice Fort Worth, nativity Tennessee, age 63, 30 years in Texas, contractor, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .

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