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Benjamin P. Ayres Benjamin P. Ayres
Full Name: Benjamin P. Ayres
Other surnames: Ayers
Date of birth: June 12, 1858
Date of death: January 12, 1911

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 78 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 8, 1901 26th (1)   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 78 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th (2)   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
(1) Last name Ayers. House Journal .
(2) Last name Ayres. House Journal .
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 32nd Legislature, 1/13/1911, p. 111. Last name Ayres. Resolutions - Memorial .
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Benjamin P. Ayers biographical sketch, pp. 271-272, History of Texas, Together With a Biographical History of Tarrant and Parker Counties . . . . Google Books .
  • Biographical sketches of members of the 25th Legislature, Texas State Government: a Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment 1897.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Benjamin P. Ayres, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Benjamin P. Ayres, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 25th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 26th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Other Resources
  • B.P. Ayres (or Ayers) - democrat, lawyer, 40 years old in 1899. Card File .
  • Interment in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Tarrant, Fort Worth, TX; birth date 6/12/1858; death date 1/12/1911. Find a Grave .
  • Census of 1880 lists Benjamin P. Ayres of Tarrant County - lawyer, 21 years old. HeritageQuest Online 1999.
  • Committee Informationtop
    26th R.S. - 1899
    County Government and County Finances  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    Rules (Chair) 
    Towns and City Corporations  
    25th R.S. - 1897
    Absence of Certain Members, Investigate, Special  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    State Affairs  
     

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