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Asa Hoxie Willie

Asa Hoxie Willie, American congressman, jurist. member United States House of Representatives (Democrat) from Texas, 43d Congress, 1873-1875.

Background

  • Willie, Asa Hoxie was born on October 11, 1829 in Washington, Georgia, United States. Son of James and Caroline (Hoxie) Willie.

  • Education

    • Read law with his brother, Brenham, Texas.

    Career

    • Admitted to Texas bar, 1849. Began practice law with his brother, Brenham. District attorney, 1852-1856.

      Moved to Austin, Texas, 1852-1856. Practiced law with his brother-in-law, Marshall, Texas, 1858-1866. Served under Generals John Gregg, Pemberton, Johnson, Bragg, Hardee in Confederate Army, during Civil War.

      Headed cotton export operations from San Antonio, 1865. Judge Texas Supreme Court, 1866-1868, 82-88. Member United States House of Representatives (Democrat) from Texas, 43d Congress, 1873-1875.

      City attorney Galveston (Texas), 1875-1876.

    Membership

    Member United States House of Representatives (Democrat) from Texas, 43d Congress, 1873-1875.

    Connections

    • Married Bettie Johnson, October 20, 1859, 10 children.
    • father: James Willie
    • mother: Caroline (Hoxie) Willie
    • spouse: Bettie Johnson
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    Born October 11, 1829
    Died March 16, 1899
    (aged 69)
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