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Claude Benton Hudspeth

Claude B. Hudspeth
Full Name: Claude Benton Hudspeth
Birth date: May 12, 1877
Death date: March 19, 1941

Terms of Service

(1) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture) 1910.
(2) Hudspeth resigned 11/3/1914. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(3) 33rd Legislature - 1/14/1913, p. 3. Elected on 11/8/1910, for a full period of four years (listed with "hold over senators"). Senate Journal .
(4) 31st Legislature - 1/12/1909, pp. 1-2, listed in Roll Call with "hold-over Senators." Senate Journal .
(5) 30th Legislature - 1/8/1907, pp. 1-2, listed in "roll of the Senators-elect." Senate Journal .
(6) 34th Legislature - 1/12/1915, pp. 1-2, listed as elected on November 3, 1914. Senate Journal .
(7) 32nd Legislature - 1/10/1911, pp. 1-2, listed in Roll Call as "Senator-elect." Senate Journal .
(8) 35th Legislature - 1/9/1917, pp. 1-2, listed in Roll Call of Holdover Senators. Senate Journal .
(9) 33rd Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, 3rd C.S., appointed 10/15/1914 to perform the duties of the Chair during the absence of the President Pro Tem, as designated by President Pro Tem W. C. Morrow. Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

Photographs

Other Resources

  • HUDSPETH, Claude Benton (1877-1941). Representative, TX. Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress 1774-Present .
  • Died 3/19/1941 (see San Antonio Express, March 20, Sec. 2, p. 1); resigned from Leg. 11/3/1914, appointed Judge of Special Dist. Court, El Paso 11/3/1914. Card File .
  • Photo and biographical sketch, "Claude Hudspeth State Senator: Represents El Paso in Texas Lawmaking Body - Is a Former Cowboy," El Paso Herald, 1/24/1914, p. 7. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers .
  • HUDSPETH, CLAUDE BENTON (1877-1941). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Biographical sketch, Senate of the 35th Legislature, "A Look at the Affairs of State: The Real Names and Addresses of Thirty-one Senators With Additional Facts," 3/22/1917, p. 6. Houston Post .
  • Obituary, "C.B. Hudspeth is Victim of Pneumonia: Funeral for Former Congressman Set for Saturday," 3/20/1941, p. 1A. San Antonio Express .
  • Memorial, June 1941, p. 295. Birth date 3/12/1877. Texas Bar Journal .
  • Mentioned in "The Austin Scene: Texas and Horse Racing," 12/18/1964, p. 4. Victoria Advocate .

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