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William Benjamin ""Ben"" Cravens
Birth: Jan. 17, 1872
Fort Smith
Sebastian County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Jan. 13, 1939
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

US Congressman. From 1898 to 1902, he was city attorney of Fort Smith and as prosecuting attorney for the twelfth judicial district of Arkansas, 1902-1908. In 1907, he was elected as a Democrat to the Sixtieth, Sixty-first, and Sixty-second Congresses. He was reelected in 1933, to the Seventy-third and to three succeeding Congresses serving until his death. His son William Fadjo Cravens of Arkansas, was elected to the Seventy-Sixth Congress, to fill the term of his vacancy.  (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Carolyn Dyal Craven (1872 - 1950)*
 
 Children:
  William Fadjo Cravens (1899 - 1974)*
  Nancy Cravens Eads (1900 - 2000)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Cemetery
Fort Smith
Sebastian County
Arkansas, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Dec 11, 2006
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