Carlos Ashley

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   55th (1)   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 51st   52nd   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

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, burial in Gray Cemetery, Cherokee, San Saba County. Find a Grave.

Photographs

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

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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