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Ben Dwiggins Benjamin Franklin Dwiggins
Full Name: Benjamin Franklin "Ben" Dwiggins
Date of birth: December 8, 1854
Date of death: December 21, 1919

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 52-3 Jan 14, 1919 - Dec 21, 1919 36th (1)   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
(1) George T. Bludworth, in special election 5/15/1920, sworn 5/27/1920, succeeded Ben F. Dwiggins, died 12/21/1919. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 36th Legislature, 3rd C.S., 5/21/1920, p. 45. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Other Resources
  • Benjamin Franklin Dwiggins, birth date 12/8/1854 in Bledsoe County, Tennessee; death date 12/21/1919 in Tarrant County, Texas; interment in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Fort Worth, Tarrant County. Find a Grave.
  • 36th Legislature (1919) - Ben F. Dwiggins, postoffice Fort Worth, nativity Tennessee, age 63, 30 years in Texas, contractor, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Ben Dwiggins, 36th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 36th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    36th R.S. - 1919
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  

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