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Sam 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
Other Resources
  • Samuel Edward "Sam" Stratton, birth date 2/6/1869, death date 12/20/1927, attorney, interment in Oakwood Cemetery, Waco. Find a Grave.
  • Brief vignettes on members of the 30th Legislature, "Kodaks by the Chaplain," Houston Post, 5/12/1907, p. 6, col. 6, crediting UNT Libraries. 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.
  • 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." Waco News-Tribune.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Sam Stratton, 30th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Sam Stratton, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 30th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 31st session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, north wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    31st 1st C.S. - 1909
    Claims and Accounts  
    Forestry  
    Insurance  
    Judiciary  
    Private Corporations (Chair) 
    Privileges, Suffrage, and Elections  
    Reforms in Civil and Criminal Procedure  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    State Affairs  
    31st R.S. - 1909
    Forestry  
    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  
    Insurance  
    Reforms in Civil and Criminal Procedure  
     

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