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Benjamin Herndon Johnson

B.H. Johnson
Full Name: Benjamin Herndon "Ben" Johnson
Birth date: July 4, 1860
Death date: June 29, 1932

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 27th (2) & 26th (1) Legislatures
    1/10/1899 - 1/13/1903
    Democrat
(1) 26th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/10/1899, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal .
(2) 27th Legislature - Roll of holdover Senators, 1/8/1901, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 43rd Legislature, 1st C.S. - Memorial Service for Barry Miller, 10/10/1933, pp. 305-306. Listed as a Senator from the 26th or 27th Legislatures "among those who are now dead." Senate Journal .

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Census of 1900 - Benjamin Johnson, Frost, Navarro County, born July 1861 in Georgia, State Senator. FamilySearch .
  • Ben Herndon Johnson, birth date 7/4/1860 in Georgia; death date 6/29/1932 in Rio Grande City, Starr County, Texas; real estate. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • 27th Legislature (1901) - B.H. Johnson, postoffice Frost, Navarro County, nativity Georgia, lawyer/real estate dealer, Democrat, age 39 (born circa 1862). Texas Legislative Manual .
  • Biographical sketch, Ben H. Johnson, pp. 67-68. Born 7/4/1860 in Floyd County, Georgia. The Twenty-Seventh Legislature and State Administration of Texas 1901.
  • Obituary, "Colonizer of Valley Dies at Age 72," B.F. [sic] Johnson, death date 6/29/1932. "Colonel Johnson was a native of Gordon county, Ga., and a resident of Texas for 45 years. He was state senator from Navarro County from 1898 to 1902. He was active in colonizing the Valley since 1908." Valley Morning Star .
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