F.B. Guinn

Frank Benton Guinn

Full Name: Frank Benton Guinn
Date of birth: May 29, 1855
Date of death: February 29, 1932

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 16 Jan 10, 1905 - Jan 8, 1907 29th   Democrat Rusk / Cherokee   Cherokee
H 16 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905 28th   Democrat Rusk / Cherokee   Cherokee

Terms of Service top

House District 16
Jan 10, 1905 - Jan 8, 1907
Legislatures: 29th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Rusk / Cherokee
Counties in district: Cherokee
House District 16
Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905
Legislatures: 28th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Rusk / Cherokee
Counties in district: Cherokee

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch, Robert Henry Guinn, pp. 159-160. Born 1/19/1822 in Tennessee; state senator, 1853-1866; died 1/18/1887 while attending court at Homer, Angelina County. Relatives: Robert Henry Guinn - father; Frank Benton Guinn - son. A History of Cherokee County (Texas), 1934.

Other Resources

  • F.B. Guinn, birth date 5/29/1855, death date 2/29/1932 in Rusk, Cherokee County, lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Frank Benton Guinn (1855-1932), photo of pecan tree in Judge F.B. Guinn's orchard from Portal to Texas History, burial in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Rusk, Cherokee County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Pioneer Citizen of Cherokee County Passes: Frank Benton Guinn," The Rusk Cherokeean, 3/4/1932, pp. 1, 8, crediting the Singletary Memorial Library. Birth date 5/29/1855, death date 5/29/1932, member of the state legislature. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 28th Legislature (1903) - Frank B. Guinn, postoffice Rusk, nativity Texas, age 46 (born circa 1857), lawyer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. F.B. Guinn, 29th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. F.B. Guinn, 28th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

29th R.S. - 1905
Mines and Mining  
Penitentiaries (Chair) 
Public Lands and Land Office  
State Asylums  
State Penitentiaries  
28th R.S. - 1903
Agricultural Affairs  
Penitentiaries (Chair) 

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