|Was||Politician Lawyer Judge|
|From||United States of America|
|Birth||8 January 1876, Galveston, USA|
|Death||29 April 1933, Washington, D.C., USA (aged 57 years)|
Clay Stone Briggs (January 8, 1876 – April 29, 1933) was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from 1919 through his death in 1933.
Briggs was born in Galveston, Texas on January 8, 1876. While a child, he went to both public and private schools. He attended University of Texas at Austin (where he was a member of the Nu Chapter of the Chi Phi Fraternity), Harvard, and graduated from Yale Law School.
Shortly after graduating college, he ran for the Texas House of Representatives and served there from 1907-1909. He was also a judge in the tenth district in Texas until 1919, when he became a member of congress. Briggs ran for Texas's 7th congressional district and served from March 4, 1919, until he died in Washington, D.C. in 1933. He is buried in Oakwood Cemetery in Syracuse, New York.