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Asa Hoxie Willie

congressman , jurist

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