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Clifton E. Beasley Clifton Earle Beasley
Full Name: Clifton Earle Beasley
Date of birth: April 21, 1890
Date of death: August 21, 1940

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 39 Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925 38th   Democrat Sulphur Springs / Hopkins   Hopkins
H 34 Jan 11, 1921 - Jan 9, 1923 37th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Sulphur Springs / Hopkins   Hopkins
(1) District 34 composed of Hopkins County; District 116 composed of Uvalde, Medina, Zavala, and Dimmit counties, pp. 40, 44, Acts 1911, 32nd Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 10, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) District 34 represented by C.E. Beasley, p. 4. House Journal.
(3) District 116 represented by C.E. Beasley, p. 245. Texas Legislative Manual.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Clifton Earle Beasley, birth date 4/21/1890 in Hymera, Indiana; marriage to Ermine K. Beasley in Texas, 1920 (possibly Ermine Bardwell Beasley; cannot verify marriage location or date); death date 8/21/1940. Curtis Dumke Family Tree; U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007. Ancestry.com.
  • Census of 1900 - Clifton E. Beasley, Jackson Township, Sullivan County, Indiana, age 10, born April 1890 in Indiana, son of Samuel and Lucy F. Beasley.
    Census of 1910 - Clifton Biarley [Clifton Beasley], Sulphur Springs Ward 4, Hopkins County, age 21, boarder in household of Creed Taylor.
    Census of 1920 - Clifford E. Beasley, Sulphur Springs Ward 4, Hopkins County, age 29, born circa 1891 in Indiana, lawyer, son of Samuel Beasley.
    Census of 1930 - Clifton E. Beasley, Merchantville, Camden County, New Jersey, age 38, born circa 1892 in Indiana, insurance attorney, spouse Ermine (born in Texas), nephew Peter Patton. FamilySearch. 1900 1910 1920 1930
  • Clifton Earl Beasley, birth date 4/21/1890 in Hymera, Indiana; registration in Hopkins County, Texas; dry goods salesman at Malonay Brs. Co., Sulphur Springs. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  • Clifton E. Beasley (1890-1940), interment in Sulphur Springs City Cemetery, Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County, in Beasley plot with parents Samuel and Lucy Beasley and spouse Ermine K. Beasley. Find a Grave.
  • Clifton E. Beasley. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • "C.E. Beasley of Sulphur Springs, Tex., has returned to his home after a visit with his brother, C.L. Beasley, and family of this place." "Eastern Indiana's Society and Personal News: Pennville (Indiana)," Star Press (Muncie, Indiana), 7/27/1918, p. 20.
    C.E. Beasley, death date Wednesday, 8/21/1940, as reported in obituaries, Valley Morning Star, 8/23/1940, p. 6, and Philadelphia Inquirer, 8/23/1940, p. 7.
    Obituary of Mrs. Ermine Beasley, Morning Post (Camden, New Jersey, 5/4/1943, p. 8, states she will be "buried in Texas beside her husband, Clifford, former Texas lawyer and legislator, who died here in August, 1940 . . . [Mr.] Beasley was a former lawyer and served eight [sic] terms in the Texas legislature." Newspapers.com.
  • Marriage announcement, "Beasley-Bardwell," The Daily News-Telegram (Sulphur Springs, Texas), 4/29/1924, p. 1, crediting Hopkins County Genealogical Society. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 38th Legislature (1923) - C.E. Beasley, postoffice Sulphur Springs, nativity Indiana, age 33 (born circa 1890), lawyer, member of former legislatures: 37th, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Clifton E. Beasley, marriage to Ermine Kerr Bardwell, 4/27/1924. Hopkins County, Texas Marriages, Hopkins County Genealogical Society. TXGenWeb Project.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Clifton E. Beasley, 37th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Clifton E. Beasley, 38th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 37th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 38th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, south wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    38th R.S. - 1923
    Charges Against Legislature by Hull Youngblood, Joint  
    Charges Against the Legislature, Investigate  
    Judiciary  
    Liquor Traffic  
    Penitentiaries  
    State Affairs  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions (Chair) 
    State Juvenile Training School, Investigate (Chair) 
    37th R.S. - 1921
    Agriculture  
    Counties  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Neinast Investigating  
    Oil, Gas and Mining  
    Penitentiaries  
     

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