Ben Cravens

Ben Cravens

Original Name William Benjamin Cravens
Birth
Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas, USA
Death 13 Jan 1939 (aged 66)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas, USA
Memorial ID 16988763 · View Source
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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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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 11 Dec 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 16988763
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ben Cravens (17 Jan 1872–13 Jan 1939), Find a Grave Memorial no. 16988763, citing Oak Cemetery, Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .