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J. Ben Hill J. Ben Hill
Full Name: James Benjamin Hill
Date of birth: October 15, 1848
Date of death: August 8, 1934

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 31 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th   Democrat Gilmer / Upshur   Camp, Upshur
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 43rd Legislature, 3rd C.S., 8/28/1934, p. 12. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, Judge James Benjamin Hill ("J. Ben Hill"), born 10/15/1848 in Montgomery County, Alabama. Ran for Representative of the 10th District in 1904 and defeated by 15 votes. Upshur County, Texas, Biographies. Source: Past History and Present Stage of Development of Texas, published by Forrister History Company, Chicago (1912). Genealogy Trails.
  • Other Resources
  • James Benjamin Hill, birth date 10/15/1848, death date 8/8/1934, spouse Cora Mae Schmidt. Family and gravestone photos. Renfro Fairchild Family Tree, Ancestry.com.
  • James B. Hill, appointed Postmaster of Gilmer, 12/7/1888, p. 44. A History of Upshur County, Texas, 1966.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J. Ben Hill, 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  
    Game and Fisheries  
    Judicial Districts  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections (Vice Chair) 
    Public Debt  
     

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