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C.L. Stocks, D.D.S. Clarence LaFayette Stocks
Full Name: Clarence LaFayette Stocks
Date of birth: June 20, 1874
Date of death: March 23, 1961

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 46 Jan 12, 1937 - Jan 10, 1939 45th   Democrat Gainesville / Cooke   Cooke
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 45th Legislature, R.S. - Text of poem, "The Great Transition: An Easter Reverie," by Clarence La Fayette Stocks, 5/6/1937, pp. 2717-2718; Resolution naming as Poet Laureate of House, 5/21/1937, p. 3330. House Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • Dr. Clarence LaFayette Stocks, birth date 6/20/1874, death date 3/23/1961, interment in Fairview Cemetery, Gainesville, Cooke County. Photo, "Former member of the Texas Legislature and Poet Laureate of House. Author and publisher of THE SUN COMES UP, a book of poems." Find a Grave.
  • Occupational and biographical information - 45th Legislature, Chapter 1, "The Big Job," pp. 1-17. The Legislature and the Texas People, 1937.
  • 45th Legislature (1937) - C.L. Stocks, postoffice Gainesville, Cooke County, nativity Georgia, age 63, dentist (D.D.S.). Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. C.L. Stocks, D.D.S., 45th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 45th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    45th R.S. - 1937
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Liquor Traffic  
    Public Health (Vice Chair) 
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  

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