Claude Benton Hudspeth

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Claude Benton Hudspeth (1877–1941) was an American cowboy, rancher, lawyer, and statesman from El Paso, Texas. A native of Medina, he represented Texas as a Democrat in the U.S. Congress from 1919 to 1931. He also served in the Texas House of Representatives and in the Texas State Senate.

Hudspeth moved to San Antonio in 1940, and died there on March 19, 1941. He is buried in the Mission Burial Park in San Antonio. Hudspeth County, Texas was named for him after he supported its creation in the state senate.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Thomas L. Blanton
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Texas's 16th congressional district

Succeeded by
R. Ewing Thomason