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B.W. Rimes Burlington Wesley Rimes
Full Name: Burlington Wesley Rimes
Date of birth: 1833
Date of death: March 16, 1906

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 19 Jan 14, 1873 - Jan 13, 1874 13th   Democrat Marlin / Falls   Falls, Limestone, McLennan
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Captain William P. Townsend's Company, 4th Regiment, Texas Infantry, Hood's Texas Brigade. Burlington Wesley Rimes, Pension File No. 36132, death date 3/16/1906, marriage to Mrs. A.W. Rimes in Lunenberg, Virginia, on 10/3/1888. Texas, Confederate Pension Applications, 1899-1975. Includes Austin Statesman biographical sketch, 5/7/1904. Mrs. Anna W. Rimes death date 3/8/1936, application for mortuary warrant. Ancestry.com.
  • Other Resources
  • B.W. Rimes, Marlin, Falls County, born in Mississippi, lawyer, age 36 [born ca. 1837]. Directory of the Members of the Thirteenth Legislature of the State of Texas, 1873.
  • Burlington Wesley Rimes, born 1833 in Pike County, Mississippi; died 1906 in San Angelo, Texas; interment in Calvary Cemetery, Marlin, Falls County, next to Tina Parker Rimes. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Burial of Judge Rimes: A Notable Legislator, Public Prosecutor, District Judge, a Friend Who Stuck, and a Mason," Tuesday, 3/20/1906, p. 7. "Information was received Saturday [3/18/1906] announcing the death of Judge Rimes." Married to Miss Tina Parker in the early 1870s, who died about 1884; after moving to San Angelo, married Mrs. Moon who survives him. Galveston Daily News.
  • Obituary, "Texas Deaths: B.W. Rimes at San Angelo," Houston Post, 3/20/1906, p. 3, crediting the UNT Libraries. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. B.W. Rimes, 13th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. B.W. Rimes, 13th Legislature, DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 13th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 13th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Pictorial Monogram of the State Government of Texas 1873 (DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection). DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection..
  • Committee Informationtop
    13th R.S. - 1873
    Apportionment  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Comptroller's and Treasurer's Offices, Examine  
    Impeachment of John G. Scott, Tenth Judicial District, Investigation of Charges  
    Impeachment of Judge William Chambers, 1st Judicial District, Select  
    Penitentiary  
    Public Debt  
     

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