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Benjamin Bryant Beaird

B.B. Beaird
Full Name: Benjamin Bryant "Ben" Beaird
Birth date: August 1, 1840
Death date: January 20, 1915

Terms of Service

  • House, 25th (2) Legislature
    1/12/1897 - 1/10/1899
  • House, 24th (1) Legislature
    1/8/1895 - 1/12/1897
(1) District 24, Smith, Upshur, and Camp counties. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(2) Logan's District 24, Smith County; Beaird's District 24, Smith, Upton, and Camp counties. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 77th Legislature, HR 410, Honoring the legacy of Benjamin Bryant Beaird and commending the Beaird family as its farm is recognized by the Family Land Heritage program of the Texas Department of Agriculture as a Family Land Heritage Farm. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary .
  • 34th Legislature, R.S., 1/30/1915, p. 276. Death date 1/18/1915. Resolutions - Memorial .


Other Resources

  • Confederate States Army, Corporal, Company D, 15th Texas Infantry, enlisted 5/1/1862. Benjamin B. Beaird, U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865; U.S., Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865. Ancestry.com .
  • Benjamin Bryant Beaird, birth date 8/1/1840 in Alabama; death date 1/20/1915 in Tyler, Smith County, Texas; lawyer, mayor of Tyler. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Judge B.B. Beaird, birth date 8/1/1840, death date 1/20/1915, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Tyler, Smith County. Includes biographical sketch and obituary from the Dallas Morning News, 1/22/1915, p. 5. Find a Grave .
  • Confederate States Army, Company D, 15th Texas Infantry, Polignac's Brigade. Biographical sketch and portrait, pp. 52-53. Texans Who Wore the Gray 1907.
  • Biographical sketch, B.B. Beaird, pp. 91-92. Born 8/1/1840 in Bibb County, Alabama. Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature 1897.
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