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Category:Sam Rayburn

English: Sam Rayburn (1882-01-30 - 1961-11-16) was an American politician, widely known as "Mr. Sam", who served as the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives for seventeen years, and is regarded by some historians as the most effective Speaker in history.

Sam Rayburn

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Description American politician
Date of birth
Date of death



Samuel Taliaferro Rayburn 
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lawmaker from Bonham, Texas
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Date of birth 6 January 1882
Roane County
Date of death 16 November 1961
Bonham
Manner of death
  • natural causes
Cause of death
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Occupation
Member of political party
Position held
  • United States representative (Texas's 4th congressional district, 4 March 1913, Choice B. Randell, 16 November 1961, Ray Roberts)
  • member of the Texas House of Representatives (1907, 1913, speaker)
  • speaker of the United States House of Representatives (3 January 1955, 16 November 1961, Joseph William Martin Jr., John William McCormack, 43)
  • speaker of the United States House of Representatives (3 January 1949, 3 January 1953, Joseph William Martin Jr., Joseph William Martin Jr.)
  • speaker of the United States House of Representatives (16 September 1940, 3 January 1947, William B. Bankhead, Joseph William Martin Jr.)
  • Dean of the United States House of Representatives (3 January 1953, 16 November 1961, Robert Lee Doughton, Carl Vinson, 37)
  • Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives
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