William Benjamin Wall
Full Name: William Benjamin Wall
Date of birth: August 3, 1837
Date of death: September 26, 1924
Terms of Service top
||Dates of Service
||Counties in District
Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899
Crockett / Houston
Biographical Notes and Resources top
- 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," 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
W.B. Wall, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
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