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Carlos C. Ashley, Sr. Carlos Clinton Ashley
Full Name: Carlos Clinton Ashley, Sr.
Date of birth: May 15, 1904
Date of death: February 10, 1993

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 16 Jan 11, 1955 - Jan 13, 1959 55th (1)   54th   Democrat Llano / Llano Senate President Pro Tempore (55th)   Bandera, Brown, Burnet, Concho, Gillespie, Kerr, Kimble, Kinney, Lampasas, Llano, McCulloch, Mason, Menard, Mills, Real, San Saba, Uvalde, Zavala
S 16 Jan 13, 1953 - Jan 11, 1955 53rd (2)   Democrat Llano / Llano   Bandera, Brown, Burnet, Concho, Gillespie, Kerr, Kimble, Kinney, Lampasas, Llano, McCulloch, Mason, Menard, Mills, Real, San Saba, Uvalde, Zavala
S 20 Jan 11, 1949 - Jan 13, 1953 52nd   51st   Democrat Llano / Llano   Burnet, Lampasas, Llano, San Saba, Travis, Williamson
(1) 55th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, Ad Interim R.S., elected 5/23/1957. Senate Journal.
(2) 53rd Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/14/1953, pp. 16-17. Drew 2-year term. Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 53rd Legislature, R.S., SR 278. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 53rd Legislature, R.S., SR 321, invitation to recite poems to the Senate. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 54th Legislature, R.S., SR 347. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 55th Legislature, R.S., SR 536. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 73rd Legislature, R.S., SCR 92. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Texas Poet Laureate, 1949-1951. Biographical sketch and poetry, "Ole Edgar Martin," "Values," "Human Nature," "The Old Town Clock," "I Built My House Upon a Hill," "Service," and "The Ticket," pp. 49-54. Poets Laureate of Texas, 1932-1966, 1966.
  • Memorial, February 1994, p. 204. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • Carlos Clinton Ashley, birth date 5/15/1904, death date 2/10/1993, photos, obituary, interment in Gray Cemetery, Cherokee, San Saba County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Carlos C. Ashley, Sr., 51st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Carlos C. Ashley, Sr., 52nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Carlos C. Ashley, Sr., 53rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Carlos C. Ashley, Sr., 54th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Carlos C. Ashley, Sr., 55th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 51st session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 52nd session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 53rd session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 54th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 55th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    55th R.S. - 1957
    Agriculture and Livestock  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Finance  
    Game and Fish (Vice Chair) 
    Jurisprudence  
    Labor and Management Relations (Chair) 
    Oil and Gas  
    Poet Laureate Selection, Special  
    Privileges and Elections (Vice Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    Transportation  
    Water and Conservation  
    54th R.S. - 1955
    Agriculture  
    Banking  
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Contingent Expenses (Vice Chair) 
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Finance  
    Game and Fish (Vice Chair) 
    Judicial Districts  
    Labor  
    Oil, Gas and Conservation (Chair) 
    Poet Laureate Selection, Special  
    Privileges and Elections  
    State Affairs  
    State Planning Commission  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    Water Rights, Irrigation and Drainage  
    53rd R.S. - 1953
    Assignment or Employment, Special  
    Banking  
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Committee of the Whole Senate  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Finance (Vice Chair) 
    Game and Fish  
    Labor  
    Privileges and Elections (Vice Chair) 
    Public Health  
    State Affairs  
    State Highways and Motor Traffic (Chair) 
    State Planning Commission  
    52nd R.S. - 1951
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Assignment, Special (Vice Chair) 
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Constitutional Amendments (Chair) 
    Contingent Expenses (Vice Chair) 
    Corporation Laws Revision, Special  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Game and Fish  
    Insurance  
    Interstate Cooperation  
    Labor  
    Oil, Gas and Conservation  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Buildings and Grounds (Vice Chair) 
    Public Health  
    Senatorial Districts  
    State Affairs  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    51st R.S. - 1949
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Contingent Expenses (Vice Chair) 
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Election Laws Revision  
    Election Laws Study, Special  
    Finance  
    Game and Fish  
    Insurance  
    Privileges and Elections (Chair) 
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    State Institutions and Departments  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    Water Rights, Irrigation and Drainage  
     

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