E.L. Whitaker

Emmett Lane Whitaker

Full Name: Emmett Lane Whitaker
Date of birth: September 4, 1905
Date of death: January 6, 2006

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 119 Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929 40th   Democrat Lamesa / Dawson   Cochran, Crosby, Dawson, Gaines, Hockley, Lubbock, Lynn, Terry, Yoakum

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House District 119
Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929
Legislatures: 40th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Lamesa / Dawson
Counties in district: Cochran, Crosby, Dawson, Gaines, Hockley, Lubbock, Lynn, Terry, Yoakum

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Other Resources

  • Emmett Lane Whitaker, birth date 9/4/1905, death date 1/6/2006, last place of residence Luna, New Mexico. Marriage to Della Lee Pitts in Fisher County, Texas, 10/2/1926. FamilySearch. Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977 United States Social Security Death Index
  • Emmett Lane Whitaker, birth date 9/4/1905, death date 1/6/2006, burial in Mountain View Cemetery, Deming, Luna County, New Mexico. Find a Grave.
  • Notice of Rev. & Mrs. Emmett Whitaker's 50th wedding anniversary 10/2/1976 in Cabot, Arkansas. Whitaker was pastor in Texas, New Mexico, and Kansas; "In 1975 he served twice as Chaplain-for-a-Day of Texas Legislature. He was a member of the House of Representatives at one time." Wife Della, daughter Mrs. Donella Lowery, sons David, Daniel, Dennis, and Donald. Range Rider, Hardin-Simmons University, Volume 27, Number 4, December 1976, p. 8. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 40th Legislature (1927) - Emmett L. Whitaker, postoffice Lamesa, nativity Texas, age 21 (born circa 1906), minister. Texas Legislative Manual.


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40th R.S. - 1927
Conservation and Reclamation  
Engrossed Bills (Vice Chair) 
Municipal and Private Corporations  
Public Printing  

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