W.B. Wall

William Benjamin Wall

Full Name: William Benjamin Wall
Date of birth: August 3, 1837
Date of death: September 26, 1924

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 30 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th   Democrat Crockett / Houston   Houston

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House District 30
Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899
Legislatures: 25th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Crockett / Houston
Counties in district: Houston

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch, William B. Wall, pp. 245-246. The Encyclopedia of the New West, 1881.
  • Wm. Benjamin Wall (1837-1924), burial in Glenwood Cemetery, Crockett, Houston County. Includes obituary, "Judge W.B. Wall Dead," source and date unknown, noting his election as Houston County Judge and representative of the county in the legislature. Find a Grave.
  • Biographical sketch, Judge William Benjamin Wall, pp. 196-198. Born 8/3/1837 in Amite County, Mississippi. "In 1896 he was elected to the Texas Legislature and was instrumental in securing the submission of a constitutional amendment in favor of increased pensions for Confederate Veterans, and later in having a plank in the Democratic Platform in favor of a Home for Confederate soldiers and their widows." The History of Houston County, Texas, 1943.
  • Obituary, W.B. Wall, "Judge Wall of Crockett Dies," Houston Post-Dispatch, 9/28/1924, p. 6. Death date Friday, 9/26/1924. Wall "represented the county [Houston] in the legislature for two terms, this during the earlier days of the county." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Brief biographical sketch, W.B. Wall, pp. 153-154. Born in Amite County, Mississippi, in 1838. Houston County Judge, 1878-1886. Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.

Military Service Notes


  • Photograph. W.B. Wall, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

25th R.S. - 1897
Confederate Home, Special  
Counties and County Boundaries  
County Government and County Finances  
Judiciary No. 2  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
Treasurer's Department, Special  

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