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B. Cadenhead B.F. Cadenhead
Full Name: Benjamin Franklin "Frank" Cadenhead
Date of birth: September 4, 1868
Date of death: August 28, 1946

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 109 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th (1)   Democrat Comanche / Comanche   Comanche
(1) Assumed Democrat based on listing as a Democrat in the 35th Legislature. Texas Legislative Manual.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • "B. F. Cadenhead Announces for Representative," 5/27/1932, p. 1, mentions election to the House of Representatives in 1916 and provides candidate platform in 1932. Comanche Chief.
  • Census of 1910 - Benjamin F. Cadenhead, Comanche, Comanche County, Texas, age 40, born circa 1870 in Alabama, farmer, living in household with wife Lemma Cadenhead. FamilySearch.
  • Benjamin Franklin Cadenhead, birth date 9/4/1868 in Alabama, death date 8/28/1946 in Comanche, Texas, farmer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Benjamin Franklin “Frank” Cadenhead, birth date 9/4/1868, death date 8/28/1946, internment in Downing Cemetery, Downing, Texas. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Funeral Rites Held at Downing for B. F. Cadenhead," The Comanche Chief, 9/6/1946, p. 1, crediting Comanche Public Library. Native of Alabama, married Lima Beaty, "Mr. Cadenhead...served two terms in the State Legislature from this district." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. B. Cadenhead, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 35th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    35th R.S. - 1917
    Congressional Districts  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    Public Debt  

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