B.F. Cameron

Benjamin Franklin Cameron

Full Name: Benjamin Franklin Cameron
Date of birth: December 13, 1841
Date of death: December 28, 1914

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 36 Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897 24th   Democrat Liberty / Liberty   Chambers, Hardin, Jefferson, Liberty, Orange, Tyler

Terms of Service top

House District 36
Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897
Legislatures: 24th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Liberty / Liberty
Counties in district: Chambers, Hardin, Jefferson, Liberty, Orange, Tyler

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, Capt. B.F. Cameron, 1/1/1915, p. 2. "For twenty years or more he served as county and district clerk of Liberty county and at one time represented this district in the state legislature." The Liberty Vindicator.

Military Service Notes

  • B.F. Cameron, Confederate States Army, Captain and A.Q.M. of the 35 (Likens') Texas Cavalry, 10/7/1863, relieved from duty from the 35th Texas Cavalry 3/29/1864, and assigned to duty at Liberty, Texas; appears on list of Quartermasters and Quartermaster Agents on duty in the Trans-Mississippi Department, 2/13/1865, on duty at Liberty, Texas. Benjamin Franklin Cameron, death date 12/28/1914 in Bexar County; widow Mrs. Mattie Bird Cameron of San Antonio, Bexar County, marriage date 3/8/1906 in Bexar County. Pension File No. 47705, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958; Postwar clerk, district court, Liberty Co., Texas, 1865-87; state legislator, banker and realtor. U.S., Confederate Officers Card Index, 1861-1865. Ancestry.com.

Other Resources

  • B.F. Cameron, birth date 12/13/1841 in Alabama, death date 12/28/1914 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, retired county clerk. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Capt. B.F. Cameron (1841-1914), burial in Liberty City Cemetery, Liberty County. Find a Grave.


  • Photograph. B.F. Cameron, 24th Legislature, State Preservation Board

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Committee Information top

24th R.S. - 1895
Counties and County Boundaries  
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
Public Lands and Land Office  
State Affairs  

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