William E. Clayton

William Edwin Clayton

Full Name: William Edwin Clayton
Date of birth: November 7, 1904
Date of death: October 10, 1970

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 89-2 Jan 8, 1935 - Nov 14, 1935 44th (1)   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   El Paso
H 89-2 Jan 10, 1933 - Jan 8, 1935 43rd (2)   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   El Paso

(1) William W. Bridgers, in special election 3/7/1936, sworn 9/29/1936, succeeded William E. Clayton, resigned after 2nd Called Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Name, postoffice, occupation, association membership, relationship to persons in state or county government. Resolution, 9/18/1933, pp. 45-48, and Questionnaire Authorized and Directed by Resolution Adopted by the House, 10/11/1933, pp. 588-601. House Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Memorial, January 1971, p. 85. Texas Bar Journal.

Other Resources

  • Biographical note, p. 217. The Legal Heritage of El Paso, 1963.


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Committee Information top

44th R.S. - 1935
Appropriations (Vice Chair) 
Congressional and Legislative Districts  
Judicial Districts  
Public Lands and Buildings  
43rd R.S. - 1933
Congressional and Legislative Districts (Vice Chair) 
Criminal Jurisprudence  

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