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Ben G. Oneal Benjamin Grady Oneal
Full Name: Benjamin Grady "Ben" Oneal
Date of birth: December 9, 1874
Date of death: November 14, 1960

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 23 Jan 8, 1935 - Jan 10, 1939 45th (1) (2)   44th (3)   Democrat Wichita Falls / Wichita Senate President Pro Tempore (45th)   Archer, Baylor, Clay, Foard, Hardeman, Knox, Wichita, Wilbarger, Young
S 23 Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 8, 1935 43rd (4)   42nd (5)   Democrat Wichita Falls / Wichita   Archer, Baylor, Clay, Foard, Hardeman, Knox, Wichita, Wilbarger, Young
(1) 45th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, Ad Interim 2nd C.S., elected 10/26/1937. Senate Journal.
(2) 45th Legislature - 1/12/1937, pp. 1-2, listed in "Roll Call of Senators . . . who were Members of the Forty-fourth Legislature and whose terms of office continue for the duration of the Forty-fifth Legislature." Senate Journal.
(3) 44th Legislature - 1/8/1935, p. 1, listed in "Roll Call of New Senators" and "Certificate of New Senators." Senate Journal.
(4) 43rd Legislature - 1/10/1933, p. 1, listed in "Roll Call of Holdover Senators." Senate Media.
(5) 42nd Legislature - 1/13/1931, p. 1, listed in "Roll Call of Newly-Elected Senators." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 56th Legislature, 2nd C.S., SR 54. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 57th Legislature, R.S., SR 148. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • ONEAL, BENJAMIN GRADY (1874-1960). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Memorial, January 1961, p. 85. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Oneal, Benjamin Grady. Texas State Cemetery.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Ben G. Oneal, 42nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Ben G. Oneal, 43rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Ben G. Oneal, 44th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Ben G. Oneal, 45th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 42nd session composite photo of Senate members (3rd floor back hall corridor, east wall. 3E.C2). State Preservation Board.
  • 43rd session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 44th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 45th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    45th R.S. - 1937
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Educational Affairs  
    Finance  
    Interstate Cooperation (Chair) 
    Labor  
    Nominations of the Governor (Chair) 
    Public Health  
    Senatorial Districts  
    State Affairs  
    State Highways and Motor Traffic  
    State Institutions and Departments  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    44th R.S. - 1935
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Finance  
    Game and Fish  
    Interstate Cooperation  
    Labor  
    Nominations of the Governor (Chair) 
    Poet Laureate Selection, Special  
    Portrait of Honorable John N. Garner, Special  
    Public Health  
    Senatorial Districts  
    State Affairs  
    State Highways and Motor Traffic  
    State Institutions and Departments  
    Stock and Stock Raising (Vice Chair) 
    43rd R.S. - 1933
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Congressional Districts  
    Constitutional Amendments (Chair) 
    Game and Fish  
    Highway Department Investigation, Committee of the Whole Senate  
    Public Land and Land Office (Vice Chair) 
    Rules  
    State Affairs  
    State Highways and Motor Traffic  
    Stock and Stockraising (Vice Chair) 
    Texas Rehabilitation and Relief Commission Investigation, Committee of the Whole Senate  
    42nd R.S. - 1931
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Rules  
    Senatorial Districts  
    State Affairs  
    State Highways and Motor Traffic  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    Tax Survey Committee (Chair) 
    Towns and City Corporations (Chair) 
     

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