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A.E. Stratton Asa Stratton
Full Name: Asa Evans Stratton, Jr.
Date of birth: January 13, 1844
Date of death: April 26, 1921

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 10 Jan 9, 1883 - May 14, 1884 18th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Unaffiliated Brazoria / Brazoria   Brazoria, Galveston, Matagorda

(1) Roster lists party as Ind. Biographical sketch states Stratton was elected "as an Independent over Hon. M.S. Munson, of Brazoria county. Democratic nominee, receiving 4047 votes against 3693 for Mr. Munson." Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
(2) Stratton resigned 5/14/1884. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) Independent. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
(4) 18th Legislature, Regular Session - All Senators except District 3 and 21 are listed in Roll Call as taking the oath of office, 1/9/1883, p. 2; resolution by Sen. Gooch that the Senators shall now be divided by lot into two classes, 1/10/1883, pp. 5-6; drew term of 4 years. Senate Journal. January 10, 1883 January 9, 1883
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 239-240. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Sergeant, Company G, 35th Texas Calvary, enlisted at Camp Winston, 3/11/1862 as private in Company G, 13th Texas Infantry, promoted to Sergeant 3/24/1862, transferred to Company G, 35th Texas Calvary. Asa E. Stratton Jr. of Montgomery, Alabama, born circa 1844 in Alabama; death date 4/26/1921 in Montgomery, Alabama. Widow Mrs. Ina Smith Stratton of Prattville, Alabama, marriage date 9/22/1904 in Prattville, Alabama. Pension File No. 19022 (Asa E. Stratton), Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1880 - Az Stratton Jr., Brazoria County, age 35, born circa 1845 in Mississippi, lawyer, wife Lou.
    Census of 1900 - Asa E. Stratton, Troy, Pike County, Alabama, age 56, born January 1844 in Mississippi, attorney at law.
    Census of 1910 - Asa E. Stratten, Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, age 66, born circa 1844 in Mississippi, lawyer, wife Inez.
    Census of 1920 - Asa E. Stratton, Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, age 74, born circa 1844 in Mississippi, wife Ina.
    A.E. Stratton, Jr. married Louisa Henrietta Waldman, 2/5/1867 in Matagorda County, Texas, Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977. FamilySearch. 1880 1900 1910 1920 Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977
  • Asa Evans Stratton, birth date 1/13/1844, death date 4/26/1921, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Montgomery, Alabama. Find a Grave.
  • Death notice, "Judge Asa E. Stratton," 4/28/1921, p. 14. "While in Texas, Judge Stratton served in the state senate and house of representatives." Death date 4/27/1921 in Montgomery, Alabama. Nashville Banner.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. A.E. Stratton, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 18th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber vestibule, east wall. 2E.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    18th R.S. - 1883
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Constitutional Amendments Address  
    Federal Relations  
    Insurance, Statistics and History  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Public Health (Chair) 
    Reception for Distinguished Mexican Visitors, Including Ex-President Porfirio Diaz  
    State Affairs  

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