Hood Hill

Hood Hill

Full Name: Benjamin Hood Hill, Jr.
Date of birth: August 25, 1889
Date of death: August 3, 1937

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 78 Jan 14, 1919 - May 7, 1920 36th (1) (2)   Democrat Pharr / Hidalgo   Brooks, Hidalgo, Starr

(1) 36th Legislature, 3rd C.S. - Oath of Office Administered (to Hood Boone), 6/14/1920, p. 369. No committee appointments listed for Boone in 3rd-4th C.S. House Journal.
(2) Hood Boone, sworn 6/14/1920, succeeded Hood Hill, resigned 5/7/1920. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituaries, "Death Claims Land Pioneer: Hood Hill Expires at Westbrook," 8/8/1837, p. 1; "Hill Rites Held at Waco; Pioneer Once Lived Here: Services Honor Former Legislator and Banker Who Died Saturday," 8/9/1937, p. 2. Hood Hill, "Rio Grande Valley development pioneer and former state legislator from Hidalgo county." McAllen Monitor.

Other Resources


  • Photograph. Hood Hill, 36th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

36th R.S. - 1919
Conservation and Reclamation  
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
Judicial Districts  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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