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Clay Stone Briggs

Clay Stone Briggs American politician

American politician
Clay Stone Briggs
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Quick Facts

Intro American politician
Was Politician Lawyer Judge
From United States of America
Type Law Politics
Gender male
Birth 8 January 1876, Galveston, USA
Death 29 April 1933, Washington, D.C., USA (aged 57 years)
Star sign CapricornCapricorn
Politics Democratic Party
Education
Harvard University
University of Texas at Austin
Yale Law School
The details

Biography

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.

Early life

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.

Political career

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.

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http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=B000826
http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fbr46
https://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n88274032
https://snaccooperative.org/ark:/99166/w60v8tvm
https://viaf.org/viaf/23708409
https://www.worldcat.org/identities/lccn-n88274032
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