B.F. Cadenhead

Benjamin Franklin Cadenhead

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

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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.

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House District 109
Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919
Legislatures: 35th (1)  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Comanche / Comanche
Counties in district: Comanche

(1) Assumed Democrat based on listing as a Democrat in the 35th Legislature. Texas Legislative Manual.

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

  • 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).

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, Comanche County, Texas, farmer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Frank (B.F.) Cadenhead, birth date 9/4/1868, death date 8/28/1946, burial in Downing Cemetery, Downing, Comanche County. Find a Grave.


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35th R.S. - 1917
Congressional Districts  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
Public Debt  

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