Ben Palmer

Benjamin Palmer

Full Name: Benjamin "Ben" Palmer
Date of birth: August 11, 1863
Date of death: June 28, 1923

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 99 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th   Democrat Stephenville / Erath   Erath
H 99 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 8, 1901 26th   Democrat Stephenville / Erath   Erath

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Ben Palmer, birth date 8/11/1863 in Russell County, Georgia, death date 6/28/1923 in Pecos, Reeves County, Texas, attorney at law. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Benjamin Palmer, birth date 8/11/1863, death date 6/27/1923, burial in Fairview Cemetery, Pecos, Reeves County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Mayor Ben Palmer Died Wednesday," Pecos Enterprise and Pecos Times, 6/29/1923, p. 1. Birth date 8/11/1863 in Russell County, Alabama, death date 6/27/1923. Palmer "was elected to serve in the legislature of the State for two terms - serving in the 26th and 27th legislatures - where he made an enviable record. Moving from Stephenville to Pecos in 1911 . . . " Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 27th Legislature (1901) - Ben Palmer, postoffice Stephenville, nativity Alabama, age 38 in 1901, lawyer, stockman, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. Ben Palmer, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Ben Palmer, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

27th R.S. - 1901
Commerce and Manufactures  
Judicial Districts  
Military Affairs  
Mining and Minerals  
Public Lands and Land Office  
Senatorial Districts  
Stock and Stock Raising  
26th R.S. - 1899
Commerce and Manufactures  
Counties and County Boundaries  
Judicial Districts  
Judiciary No. 2  
Mining and Minerals  

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