Benjamin B. Cain obituary, September 1932
[from The Daily Texan newspaper]
  Source: The Daily Texan, September 21, 1932. Austin, Tex: Texas Student Publications, 1932.

Benjamin Butler Cain, member of the Board of Regents of the University from 1903 to 1907, died Monday in a sanitarium in Boulder, Colo. Prior to his death, Mr. Cain was acting general counsel of the American Short Line Railroad. From l910 to 1914 Mr. Cain was president of the Business Men's Association of Dallas. He was also president from 1900 to 1910 of the company that constructed the water works at Tyler.

Mr. Cain first moved to Texas in 1869. Later in life, he set up another residence at Washington, maintaining two homes, the other at Dallas. While in Dallas he became a member of the board of stewards of the Methodist Church, and participated in State politics. For a short while Mr. Cain practiced law in Austin. While here, he became prominent in railroad and Southwestern law circles. He was also appointed to the Board of Regents of the University while in Austin.

Mr. Cain is survived by his wife, Mrs. Cain, two sons, Benjamin B. Cain of Alexandria, Va., and James Walker Cain of Houston, and a sister, Mrs. L. L. Jester of Dallas.

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