W.E. Rabb

William Edward Rabb

Full Name: William Edward Rabb
Date of birth: January 24, 1879
Date of death: May 5, 1933

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 51 Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (1)   Democrat Sweet Home / Lavaca   Lavaca

(1) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture), 1910.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, William Edward Rabb, "Splendid Man and Teacher Is Called Home," 5/12/1933, pp. 1, 8. Born 1879 in Cedar Bayou, Texas, principal of the Wildwood School near Weimar, former pharmacist for 15 years. Funeral included "scores of people coming from Lavaca county, former home of decedent . . . In the years 1909-10 he served as Lavaca county representative in the Texas legislature, and his picture is still to be seen hanging in the state capitol at Austin." Weimar Mercury (Weimar, Colorado County, Texas).

Other Resources

  • William Edward Rabb, birth date 1/24/1879, death date 5/5/1933, burial in Weimar Masonic Cemetery, Weimar, Colorado County. Find a Grave.
  • 31st Legislature (1909) - W.E. Rabb, postoffice Sweet Home, nativity Texas, age 30 (born circa 1879), druggist, 30 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. W.E. Rabb, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

31st 1st C.S. - 1909
Commerce and Manufactures  
Mines and Mining  
Public Printing  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
State Affairs  
31st R.S. - 1909
Commerce and Manufactures  
Public Printing  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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