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Benjamin Parker

Benjamin Parker
Full Name: Benjamin F. "Ben" Parker
Birth date: February 10, 1819
Death date: December 28, 1896

Terms of Service

  • House, 17th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) Legislature
    1/11/1881 - 1/9/1883
    Democrat
  • House, 8th Legislature
    11/7/1859 - 11/4/1861
     
  • House, 6th Legislature
    11/5/1855 - 11/2/1857
     
(1) B. Parker, democrat, "Elections in Texas. Returns from different districts," p. 1, 11/4/1880. Galveston Daily News .
(2) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News .
(3) "On December 19, 1863, Benjamin and Irena Parker joined the Pilgrim Predestinarian Regular Baptist Church of Jesus near Elkhart, Texas, and were baptized. Parker was called to serve as assistant pastor of Pilgrim Church on November 19, 1864. He became pastor there on July 17, 1869, and served in that position until his death, on December 28, 1896." Handbook of Texas Online .
Handbook of Texas Online
(4) Palestine, Anderson County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(5) Elk Heart, Anderson County, Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas 1881.
(6) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas 1881.

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