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Asa Stratton Asa Stratton
Full Name: Asa E. Stratton, Jr.
Date of birth: January 13, 1844
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

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. Biography 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
  • Biography, pp. 239-240. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Asa 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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