B.F. Johnson

B. Frank Johnson

Full Name: Benjamin Franklin Johnson, Sr.
Date of birth: July 2, 1886
Date of death: October 24, 1944

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 101 Jan 11, 1921 - Jan 9, 1923 37th (1) (2)   Democrat Wichita Falls / Wichita   Wichita, Wilbarger

(1) District 101 composed of Wichita and Willbarger counties, Acts 1911, 32nd Legislature, 1st C.S. ch. 10, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) Incorrectly states member's district is 55. Texas Legislative Manual.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, B. Frank Johnson, "Death of B.F. Johnson Mourned by Friends," Southwestern Times (Houston, Texas), 11/2/1944, p. 3, crediting Bellaire Friends Library & Historical Society. Johnson was "secretary - manager of the Houston Freight Carriers Association . . . formerly a state representative from Wichita County . . . " Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Other Resources

  • Census of 1920 - B.F. Johnson, Wichita Falls, Wichita County, age 32, born circa 1888 in Texas, real estate, spouse Stella, daughter Lamar, sons B. Frank and Billy Johnson.
    Census of 1930 - Benjamin F. Johnson, Paris, Lamar County, age 44, born circa 1886 in Texas, secretary - chamber commerce, spouse Stella E., sons Benjamin, Jr., Billy D., and Preston, daughter Peggy.
    Census of 1940 - B. Frank Johnson, Sr., Goliad County, age 53, born circa 1887 in Texas, motor transportation - trucking ass'n, spouse Stella, sons William D., Preston, and B. Frank, daughter Peggy.
    Benjamin Franklin Johnson in birth record of son William Devers Johnson. FamilySearch. 1920 1930 1940 Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981
  • B. Frank Johnson, birth date 7/2/1886, death date 10/24/1944 in Fort Worth, residence in Houston, motor freight line, removal to Goliad Cemetery, Goliad. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • 37th Legislature (1921) - B.F. Johnson, postoffice Wichita Falls, nativity Texas, age 34 (born circa 1887), 34 years in Texas, real estate, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. B.F. Johnson, 37th Legislature, State Preservation Board

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Committee Information top

37th R.S. - 1921
Congressional Districts  
Conservation and Reclamation  
Oil, Gas and Mining (Vice Chair) 
Revenue and Taxation  
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  

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