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Clifton Earle Beasley

C.E. Beasley
Full Name: Clifton Earle Beasley
Birth date: April 21, 1890
Death date: August 21, 1940

Terms of Service

  • House, 38th Legislature
    1/9/1923 - 1/13/1925
    Democrat
  • House, 37th (1) (2) (3) Legislature
    1/11/1921 - 1/9/1923
    Democrat
(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

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  • 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 1920
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  • 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), burial 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 .
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