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Benjamin Franklin Phillips

B.F. Phillips
Full Name: Benjamin Franklin "Ben" Phillips
Birth date: April 22, 1845
Death date: May 31, 1927

Terms of Service

  • House, 23rd Legislature
    1/10/1893 - 1/8/1895
  • House, 22nd Legislature
    1/13/1891 - 1/10/1893

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Confederate States Army, Company B, 35th Texas Cavalry. Benjamin Franklin Phillips, born circa 1845 in Tennessee, death date 5/31/1927 in Upshur County, Texas; widow Mrs. M.J. Phillips, marriage date 6/25/1874 in Rusk County. Pension File Nos. 18483 (B.F. Phillips) and 43104 (Benjamin Franklin Phillips), Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com .
  • Confederate States Army, Private, Company B, 35th Regiment Texas Cavalry. Military grave marker, Ben F. Phillips, birth date 4/22/1845, death date 5/31/1927, burial in West Mountain Cemetery, Upshur County. Includes historical marker of Ben Phillips Place noting service as legislator and death notice from Shreveport Times, 6/3/1927. Find a Grave .
  • Historical market text, Ben Phillips Place, Upshur County. "He represented Upshur-Camp counties, 1890-94, in Texas Legislature." Texas Historic Sites Atlas (Texas Historical Commission) .
  • 23rd Legislature (1893) - B.F. Phillips, postoffice West Mountain, nativity Tennessee, age 48 (born circa 1845), farmer, 42 years in Texas, member of previous legislature: 22nd, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
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