J.B. 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

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House District 31
Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919
Legislatures: 35th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Gilmer / Upshur
Counties in district: Camp, Upshur

Biographical Information top

Resolutions and Journal entries

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.


  • Photograph. J.B. Hill, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

35th R.S. - 1917
Congressional Districts  
Game and Fisheries  
Judicial Districts  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections (Vice Chair) 
Public Debt  

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