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Benjamin Josephus Roop

Benjamin Roop
Full Name: Benjamin Josephus Roop
Birth date: March 13, 1849
Death date: March 26, 1935

Terms of Service

  • House, 21st (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) Legislature
    1/8/1889 - 5/6/1889
    Democrat
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives .
(2) Bell County included in districts 51 and 56, both of which were entitled to one representative, 17th Legislature, 1 C.S., chapter 13, p. 11, (Redistricting bill). General Laws of the State of Texas .
(3) District 51, B.J. Roop and H.L. Lewis. No one listed for District 56. House Journal .
(4) Roop resigned 5/6/1889. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(5) District 56. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(6) Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

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