Rae Files Still

Rae Files Still

Full Name: Rae Mandette Files
Other surnames: Still,
Date of birth: November 20, 1907
Date of death: April 8, 1991

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 100-1 Jan 11, 1949 - Jan 9, 1951 51st (1)   Democrat Waxahachie / Ellis   Ellis
H 100-1 Jan 14, 1947 - Jan 11, 1949 50th   Democrat Waxahachie / Ellis   Ellis
H 100-1 Jan 9, 1945 - Jan 14, 1947 49th (2)   Democrat Waxahachie / Ellis   Ellis
H 100-1 Jan 12, 1943 - Jan 9, 1945 48th (3)   Democrat Waxahachie / Ellis   Ellis
H 100-1 Jan 14, 1941 - Jan 12, 1943 47th (4)   Democrat Waxahachie / Ellis   Ellis

(1) Name Mrs. Rae Files Still. House Journal.
(2) Name Miss Rae Files. p. 3 House Journal.
(3) Name Miss Rae Files. p. 3 House Journal.
(4) Name Miss Rae Files. p. 3 House Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Biographical Sketches

  • Photo and biographical sketch, Rae Mandette Files (Still), pp. 112-115. Born 1907. Capitol Women: Texas Female Legislators, 1923-1999, 2000.
  • STILL, RAE MANDETTE FILES (1907-1991). Handbook of Texas Online.

Other Resources

  • Rae F. Still, birth date 11/20/1907, death date 4/8/1991 in Waxahachie, Ellis County. FamilySearch United States Social Security Death Index.
  • Photograph, Gilmer-Aikin Bills: a Study in the Legislative Process, 1950.
  • Rae Files Still describes her involvement in the political and legislative processes through which the Gilmer-Aikins bills became law. Gilmer-Aikin Bills: a Study in the Legislative Process, 1950.
  • "Ellis County To Have Woman Representative For First Time," 10/3/1940, p. 11. "Miss Rae Files . . . defeated J.E. Faulkner of Waxahachie, seeking re-election, in the recent run-off primary." Paris News.
  • "Hundred New Members Named For Next Texas Legislature," 9/8/1940, p. 8. "In the 100th District, Place No. 1, Miss Rae Files leads Faulkner by eight votes." San Antonio Express.

Photographs

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

51st R.S. - 1949
Banks and Banking  
Congressional and Legislative Districts  
Education (Chair) 
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
Federal Relations  
50th R.S. - 1947
Banks and Banking  
Education (Chair) 
Federal Relations  
Interstate Cooperation  
Public School System of Texas (Gilmer-Aikin), Special  
49th R.S. - 1945
Banks and Banking  
Claims and Accounts  
Constitutional Amendments  
Education  
Federal Relations  
48th R.S. - 1943
Banks and Banking  
Claims and Accounts  
Constitutional Amendments  
Education  
Federal Relations  
47th R.S. - 1941
Agriculture  
Banks and Banking  
Claims and Accounts  
Education  
Federal Relations (Vice Chair) 

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