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Benjamin Gooch

Full Name: Benjamin Gooch
Date of birth: January 31, 1790
Date of death: March 10, 1872

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H Red River Feb 16, 1846 - Dec 13, 1847 1st (1)     Unknown / Red River   Red River, Titus

(1) Democrat. Table of members of the 1st Legislature, The Texas Democrat (Austin, Texas), 5/20/1846, p. 3, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Other Resources

  • Benjamin Gooch, birth date 1/31/1790, death date 3/10/1872, burial in Gooch Cemetery, Mason, Mason County, includes portrait. Memorial cenotaph in Justiss Cemetery, Titus County, ". . . Member of first Texas Legislature, author of act creating Titus county." Find a Grave. Gooch Cemetery Justiss Cemetery

Committee Information top

1st R.S. - 1846
County Boundaries  
General Land Office, Select  

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