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Benjamin Patton Ayres

Ben P. Ayres
Full Name: Benjamin Patton "Ben" Ayres
Other surnames: Ayers
Birth date: June 12, 1858
Death date: January 12, 1911

Terms of Service

  • House, 26th Legislature
    1/10/1899 - 1/8/1901
  • House, 25th Legislature
    1/12/1897 - 1/10/1899

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries


Other Resources

  • Census of 1880 - Benjamin P. Ayres, Precinct 1, Tarrant County, lawyer, 21 years old son of James H. Ayres.
    Census of 1900 - Ben P. Ayers, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, born June 1858, lawyer. FamilySearch . 1900 1880
  • B.P. Ayres, birth date 1/12/1858 [6/12/1858] in Tarrant County, death date 1/12/1911 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Benjamin P. Ayres, birth date 6/12/1858, death date 1/12/1911, burial in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Fort Worth. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary, Ben P. (Benjamin Patton) Ayres, "Ayers, Pioneer, Born in County 53 Years Ago, Dies," 1/13/1911, p. 14. "Mr. Ayres was born in Tarrant county fifty-three years ago . . . the grandson of Benjamin Patton Ayres, the first county clerk of Tarrant county, for whom he was named." Fort Worth Star-Telegram .
  • Biographical sketch, Benjamin P. Ayers, pp. 271-272. History of Texas, Together with a Biographical History of Tarrant and Parker Counties 1895.
  • B.P. Ayres (or Ayers), Democrat, lawyer, 40 years old in 1899. Legislative Reference Library Card File .
  • Biographical sketch, Benjamin P. Ayres, pp. 123-124. Born 6/12/1858 in Tarrant County. Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature 1897.
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