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Burlington Wesley Rimes

B.W. Rimes
Full Name: Burlington Wesley Rimes
Birth date: 1833
Death date: March 16, 1906

Terms of Service

  • House, 13th Legislature
    1/14/1873 - 1/13/1874

Biographical Notes and Resources


  • Photograph. B.W. Rimes, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. B.W. Rimes, DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Texas Photographs

Other Resources

  • Confederate States Army, Captain William P. Townsend's Company, 4th Regiment, Texas Infantry, Hood's Texas Brigade, enlisted 7/15/1861. Burlington Wesley Rimes, death date 3/16/1906, marriage to Mrs. A.W. Rimes in Lunenberg, Virginia, on 10/3/1888. Includes Austin Statesman biographical sketch, 5/7/1904. Mrs. Anna W. Rimes death date 3/8/1936, application for mortuary warrant. Pension File No. 36132, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com .
  • B.W. Rimes, Marlin, Falls County, born in Mississippi, lawyer, age 36 [born ca. 1837]. Directory of the Members of the Thirteenth Legislature of the State of Texas 1873.
  • Burlington Wesley Rimes, born 1833 in Pike County, Mississippi; died 1906 in San Angelo, Texas; burial in Calvary Cemetery, Marlin, Falls County, next to Tina Parker Rimes. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary, "Burial of Judge Rimes: A Notable Legislator, Public Prosecutor, District Judge, a Friend Who Stuck, and a Mason," Tuesday, 3/20/1906, p. 7. "Information was received Saturday [3/18/1906] announcing the death of Judge Rimes." Married to Miss Tina Parker in the early 1870s, who died about 1884; after moving to San Angelo, married Mrs. Moon who survives him. Galveston Daily News .
  • Obituary, "Texas Deaths: B.W. Rimes at San Angelo," The Houston Post, 3/20/1906, p. 3. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
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