B.F. Rogers

Benjamin Franklin Rogers

Full Name: Benjamin Franklin "Uncle Ben" Rogers
Other surnames: Rodgers
Date of birth: December 9, 1847
Date of death: February 23, 1937

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 13 Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 10, 1899 24th (2)   25th (1)   Democrat Palestine / Anderson   Anderson, Cherokee, Houston, Trinity
H 29 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd   Democrat Palestine / Anderson   Anderson
H 9 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (3)   Democrat Palestine / Anderson   Anderson

(1) 25th Legislature - Roll of holdover Senators, 1/12/1897, p. 1. Senate Journal.
(2) 24th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/8/1895, p. 1. Senate Journal.
(3) Benjamin F. Rodgers, Palestine, Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Benjaman F. Rogers, birth date 12/9/1847 in Mississippi; death date 2/23/1937 in Lynn County, Texas; residence in Tahoka, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • B.F. "Uncle Ben" Rogers, death date 2/23/1937, burial in Palestine City Cemetery, Anderson County, with spouse Anna C. Rogers. Find a Grave.

Photographs

  • Photograph. B.F. Rogers, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. B.F. Rogers, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. B.F. Rogers, 23rd Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Photograph. B.F. Rogers, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. B.F. Rogers, 22nd Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

25th R.S. - 1897
Agricultural Affairs (Chair) 
Contingent Expenses  
Education  
Enrolled Bills (Chair) 
Finance  
Internal Improvements  
Investigation Relative to Missing Amendment to S.B. No. 258 - Text-book Bill, Special  
Judiciary No. 1  
Labor  
Penitentiaries  
Penitentiaries, Correction and Reformatory  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Public Lands  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
State Affairs  
Stock and Stock Raising  
24th R.S. - 1895
Agricultural Affairs (Chair) 
Commerce and Manufactures  
Contingent Expenses  
Counties and County Boundaries  
Education  
Finance  
General Land Office  
Internal Improvements  
Labor  
Officers and Employes, Special (Chair) 
Penitentiaries  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Public Lands  
State Affairs  
23rd R.S. - 1893
Agricultural Affairs  
Commerce and Manufactures (Chair) 
Finance  
Internal Improvements  
Public Printing  
State Affairs  
22nd R.S. - 1891
Commerce and Manufactures  
Constitutional Amendments  
Counties and County Boundaries  
Finance  
Internal Improvements  
Judiciary No. 2  
Private Land Claims (Chair) 
State Printing at the Deaf and Dumb Asylum, Investigate, Special  
Texas World's Fair Exhibition (Chair) 

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