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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, interment 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.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. W.E. Rabb, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 31st session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, north wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    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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