Sam E. Stratton

Samuel Edward Stratton

Full Name: Samuel Edward "Sam" Stratton
Date of birth: February 6, 1869
Date of death: December 20, 1927

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 68 Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (1)   Democrat Waco / McLennan   McLennan
H 68 Jan 8, 1907 - Jan 12, 1909 30th   Democrat Waco / McLennan   McLennan

(1) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture), 1910.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, "Sam Stratton Dies Here on Tuesday," 12/21/1927, p. 2. Sam E. Stratton, death date 12/20/1927, "served a term in the legislature." Survivors include his widow and two daughters, Mrs. Harry B. Hoke of Waco, Mrs. L.K. Ory of Abilene. Waco News-Tribune.

Other Resources

  • Samuel E. Stratton, birth date 2/6/1869 in Tennessee, death date 12/20/1927 in Waco, McLennan County, Texas, attorney. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Sam E. Stratton (1869-1927), burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, McLennan County. Find a Grave.
  • Brief vignettes on members of the 30th Legislature, "Kodaks by the Chaplain," The Houston Post, 5/12/1907, p. 6, col. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 30th Legislature (1907) - Sam E. Stratton, postoffice Waco, nativity Tennessee, age 38 (born circa 1869), lawyer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Announcement by Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Edward Stratton of daughter Katherine Thomas' wedding to Dr. Lee Kenneth Orey, 9/23/1923, p. 26. Waco Times-Herald.


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Committee Information top

31st 1st C.S. - 1909
Claims and Accounts  
Private Corporations (Chair) 
Privileges, Suffrage, and Elections  
Reforms in Civil and Criminal Procedure  
Revenue and Taxation  
State Affairs  
31st R.S. - 1909
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
Reforms in Civil and Criminal Procedure  
State Affairs  
30th R.S. - 1907
Banks and Banking  
Commerce and Manufactures  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Game and Fisheries  
Reforms in Civil and Criminal Procedure  

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