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B.M. Camp Benjamin M. Camp
Full Name: Benjamin M. "Ben" Camp
Date of birth: September 2, 1839
Date of death: September 10, 1936

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 24 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Sulphur Springs / Hopkins   Hopkins
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, B.M. Camp, pp. 19-20. Born 9/2/1839 in Jonesboro, Georgia. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Obituary, "B.M. Camp, 97, Dies at Sulphur Springs," The Delta Courier (Cooper, Texas), 9/15/1936, p. 1, crediting Delta County Public Library. "He was active in Hopkins County political affairs and represented the county in the Nineteenth Legislature." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, 2nd Lieutenant, Company F, 2nd Georgia Cavalry. B.M. Camp, Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County, death date 9/10/1936. Pension File No. 47167, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com.
  • Confederate States Army, 2nd Regiment, Georgia Cavalry. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Other Resources
  • Benjamin M. Camp, marriage to Fannie Martin on 12/24/1867 in Coweta County, Georgia.
    Census of 1880 - B.M. Camp, Hopkins County, age 40, born circa 1840 in Georgia, farmer, wife Fannie.
    Census of 1900 - Ben M. Camp, Hopkins County, age 61, born September 1839 in Georgia, farmer, wife Fannie M.
    Census of 1910 - Ben M. Camp, Hopkins County, age 70, born circa 1840 in Georgia, farmer, wife Fannie M.
    Census of 1920 - Ben M. Camp, Hopkins County, age 80, born circa 1840 in Georgia, farmer, wife Fannie.
    Census of 1930 - Benjamine M. Camp, Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County, age 90, born circa 1840 in Georgia, widowed, retired farmer, living in household of grandson Bennie Camp. FamilySearch. 1880 1900 1910 1920 1930 Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950
  • B.M. Camp, birth date 9/2/1839 in Georgia, death date 9/10/1936 in Hopkins County, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Col. B.M. Camp, birth date 9/2/1839, death date 9/10/1936, burial in Sulphur Springs City Cemetery, Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. B.M. Camp, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 19th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    19th R.S. - 1885
    Agricultural  
    Agricultural and Mechanical College at Bryan, Prairie View Normal School, and Sam Houston Normal School at Huntsville  
    Comptroller's and Treasurer's Office, Examine  
    Internal Improvement  
    Public Debt  
    State Fish Commission  
     

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