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B.F. Frymier Benjamin Franklin Frymier
Full Name: Benjamin Franklin Frymier
Date of birth: July 9, 1837
Date of death: December 3, 1915

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 13 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1)   Democrat Crockett / Houston   Houston
H 5 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (2) (3)   Democrat Crockett / Houston   Houston

(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
(2) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(3) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, Benjamin F. Frymier, p. 252. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Private, TMV, Colonel John S. Ford's Regiment, enlistment date 4/15/1861 in Rusk County, age 22 years. B.F. Frymier, Texas, U.S., Muster Roll Index Cards, 1838-1900 Ancestry.com.
  • Confederate States Army service. B.F Frymier, Waco, Texas, born 1836 near Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. Yeary, Mamie, Reminiscences of the Boys in Gray, 1861-1865, 1912, Dallas, Texas, pp. 247-248. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1870 - B.F. Frymire, Crockett, Houston County, age 31, born circa 1839 in Pennsylvania, wife Virginia.
    Census of 1880 - Benj. A. Frymier, Crockett, Houston County, age 40, born circa 1840 in Pennsylvania, druggist, wife Virginia. FamilySearch. 1870 1880
  • B.F. Frymier Sr., birth date 1839 in Pennsylvania, death date 12/3/1915 in San Antonio, Bexar County. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Benjamin Franklin Frymier, birth date 7/9/1837 in Newville, Pennsylvania, death date 12/3/1915, burial Glenwood Cemetery, Crockett, Houston County. Includes portrait. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Prominent Mason Called By Death," Houston Daily Post, 12/4/1915, p. 5. Includes portrait. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. B.F. Frymier, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. B.F. Frymier, 17th Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 18th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 17th session composite photo of House members (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    18th R.S. - 1883
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Contingent Expenses (Chair) 
    Funeral Procession for Hon. A.L. Adams of Wood County  
    Judicial Districts  
    Memorial Resolutions for Hon. A.L. Adams of Wood County  
    State Affairs  
    State Asylums  
    17th R.S. - 1881
    Agricultural and Mechanical College and State Normal Schools, Visit  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Institute for the Blind  

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