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Ben Palmer

Ben Palmer
Full Name: Benjamin "Ben" Palmer
Birth date: August 11, 1863
Death date: June 27, 1923

Terms of Service

  • House, 27th Legislature
    1/8/1901 - 1/13/1903
  • House, 26th Legislature
    1/10/1899 - 1/8/1901

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Benjamin Palmer, birth date 8/11/1863, death date 6/27/1923, interment in Fairview Cemetery, Pecos, Reeves County. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary, "Mayor Ben Palmer Died Wednesday," Pecos Enterprise and Pecos Times, 6/29/1923, p. 1, crediting the UNT Libraries. Birth date 8/11/1863 in Russell County, Alabama, death date 6/27/1923. Palmer "was elected to serve in the legislature of the State for two terms - serving in the 26th and 27th legislatures - where he made an enviable record. Moving from Stephenville to Pecos in 1911 . . . " Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Ben Palmer, postoffice Stephenville, nativity Alabama, age 38 in 1901, lawyer, stockman, Democrat. Texas Bar Journal .
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