Ben S. Rogers

Benjamin Sion Rogers

Full Name: Benjamin Sion "Ben" Rogers
Date of birth: April 9, 1850
Date of death: July 22, 1911

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 47 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 8, 1901 26th   Democrat Brenham / Washington   Washington
H 47 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Brenham / Washington   Washington
H 48 Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897 24th   Democrat Brenham / Washington   Burleson, Lee, Washington

(1) District 47 composed of Washington county; district 48 (Porter) composed of Washington, Burleson, and Lee counties; district 49 (Mundine) composed of Burleson and Lee counties; 22nd Legislature, 1 C.S., chapter 21. General Laws of the State of Texas.
(2) District 47, Washington County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) District 48, Washington, Burleson, and Lee counties. Texas Legislative Manual.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • Washington—Ben F. Rogers [sic]. House Journal. 25th R.S.
  • 32nd Legislature, 1st C.S., v. 1, 8/11/1911, p. 162. Death date 7/22/1911. Resolutions - Memorial.

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Benjamin Sion Rogers, death date 7/22/1911 or 7/23/1911 in Washington County. Several applications of widow Mrs. Mattie Rogers of Washington County, marriage date 12/4/1888 in Washington County; none granted. Ben S. Rogers (application date 2/26/1926), Ben Sion Rogers (application date 7/2/1929), and Benjamin S. Rogers (application date 10/19/1933), Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958.
  • Ben S. Rogers, Brenham, Washington County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • Death notice, "Death Claims Ben S. Rogers: Former Member of the Legislature Expires at Independence," San Antonio Express, 7/23/1911, p. 3, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Death date 7/22/1911. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Benjamin Sion Rogers, husband of Mattie Rogers. Washington County, Texas - Military: Confederate Pension Applications. Washington County, TXGenWeb Project.


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Committee Information top

26th R.S. - 1899
Internal Improvements  
Judiciary No. 2  
Public Lands and Land Office  
25th R.S. - 1897
Constitutional Amendments (Chair) 
Institute for the Colored Deaf, Dumb and Blind, Special  
Institute for the Deaf, Dumb and Blind Colored Youths, Special  
Judiciary No. 2  
Military Affairs  
24th R.S. - 1895
Bribery in Frost-O'Neal Case, Investigate  
Constitutional Amendments  
Judicial Districts  
Penitentiaries (Chair) 
Redistricting the State into Judicial Districts, Special  
Towns and City Corporations  

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