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K.B. Seale Kennan Benjamin Seale
Full Name: Kennan Benjamin Seale
Date of birth: March 4, 1855
Date of death: October 9, 1908

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 1 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (1)   21st (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Jasper / Jasper   Chambers, Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Newton, Orange, Polk, San Jacinto, Tyler
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(3) List of Senators of the 21st Legislature, "The State Senate: Members-Elect in the Different Districts - Austin Local Notes," Galveston Daily News, 11/20/1888, p. 6, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. "There are two independents in the list. The rest are democratic nominees." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(4) 21st Legislature - 1/8/1889, p. 1, listed as new member in roll call : "The credentials of the new members were presented, and the following Senators had the oath of office administered them by the Lieutenant Governor." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, Kennan Ben Seale, pp. 161-162. Born 3/4/1855, married in 1881 to Miss Sue Rentfro, of Jasper. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • Biography, Kennan Ben Seale, p. 389. Born 3/4/1855. The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889, 1999.
  • Other Resources
  • King Benjamin Seale, born 3/4/1855, died 10/9/1908, spouse Sue Leona Renfro Seale, interment in Jasper City Cemetery, Jasper. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. K.B. Seale, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. K.B. Seale, 22nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 21st session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 22nd session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    22nd R.S. - 1891
    Apportionment and Representation  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Comptroller's and Treasurer's Department, Examine  
    Enrolled Bills  
    General Land Office  
    Insurance and Statistics (Chair) 
    Investigate Charges Against J.E. Hollingsworth, Commissioner of Insurance, Statistics, and History  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Labor  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Public Health  
    Public Lands  
    Public Printing  
    Treasurer's and Comptroller's Offices  
    21st R.S. - 1889
    Commerce and Manufacture  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Enrolled Bills  
    General Land Office  
    Insurance and Statistics (Chair) 
    Judicial Department  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Memorial of John M. Swisher  
    Mining, Geology and Irrigation  
    Penitentiaries  
    Private Land Claims  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Public Health  
    Public Lands  
    Treasurer and Comptroller's Offices  
     

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