The Leadership of Speaker Sam Rayburn

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Compilation of tributes about Sam Rayburn written by his colleagues in the U.S. Congress to commemorate his tenure as the longest-serving Speaker of the House of Representatives. It includes some brief biographical information and explanation about the importance of the post.

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xvi, 118 p. : ill., ports. ; 26 cm.

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United States. Congress. (87th, 1st session : 1961). House. 1961.

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  • Main Title: The Leadership of Speaker Sam Rayburn
  • Added Title: United States. 87th Cong. 1st sess., 1961. House. Document no. 247.

Description

Compilation of tributes about Sam Rayburn written by his colleagues in the U.S. Congress to commemorate his tenure as the longest-serving Speaker of the House of Representatives. It includes some brief biographical information and explanation about the importance of the post.

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xvi, 118 p. : ill., ports. ; 26 cm.

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"A compilation of tributes paid him in the Hall of the House of Representatives, June 12, 1961, and other pertinent material, to celebrate the occasion of his having served as speaker twice as long as any of his predecessors in the history of the United States: Sixteen years and 273 days. Prepared and printed in accordance with House Concurrent Resolution 342, passed July 20, 1961, by the Eighty-seventh Congress, first session" (p. iii).

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United States. Congress. (87th, 1st session : 1961). House. The Leadership of Speaker Sam Rayburn, book, 1961; Washington D.C.. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth14386/: accessed November 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .