Briggs, Clay Stone, 1876-1933

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Dates:
Birth 1876-01-08
Death 1933-04-29

Biographical notes:

U.S. Representative from Galveston, Texas, 1919-1933.

From the description of Papers, 1919. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19276547

Clay Stone Briggs (1876-1933), born in Galveston, Texas, was a lawyer, judge, and congressman in Texas. In 1899, after studying at the University of Texas, Harvard University, and Yale University, Briggs began to practice law in Galveston. Briggs served Texas in the House of Representatives in 1907, before becoming judge of the Tenth Judicial District in 1909. In 1919, Briggs, a Democrat, won a seat in the United States Congress. Briggs served in Congress until his death in 1933.

Source:

"Briggs, Clay Stone," Handbook of Texas Online Accessed June 30, 2010. http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/BB/fbr46.html.

From the guide to the Briggs (Clay Stone) Papers 1941., 1901-1930, (Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin)

Clay Stone Briggs (1876-1933), born in Galveston, Texas, was a lawyer, judge, and congressman in Texas.

In 1899, after studying at the University of Texas, Harvard University, and Yale University, Briggs began to practice law in Galveston. Briggs served Texas in the House of Representatives in 1907, before becoming judge of the Tenth Judicial District in 1909. In 1919, Briggs, a Democrat, won a seat in the United States Congress. Briggs served in Congress until his death in 1933.

From the description of Briggs, Clay Stone, papers, 1901-1930. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 657404492

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Subjects:

  • Politics, Practical
  • Politicians--Texas--History--20th century
  • Roads--Design and construction--Texas
  • Politics, Practical--United States
  • Shipping
  • Shipping--United States
  • Legislators--Correspondence
  • Tariff--United States
  • Tariff
  • World War, 1914-1918--Economic aspects
  • Roads--Design and construction
  • Banks and banking, Central--Law and legislation

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  • Texas City (Tex.) (as recorded)
  • Texas City (Tex.) (as recorded)
  • Huntsville (Tex.) (as recorded)
  • Crockett (Tex.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Galveston County (Tex.) (as recorded)
  • Huntsville (Tex.) (as recorded)
  • Galveston County (Tex.) (as recorded)
  • Texas (as recorded)
  • Texas (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Galveston (Tex.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Crockett (Tex.) (as recorded)