Samuel Taliaferro "Sam" Rayburn (January 6, 1882 – November 16, 1961) was an American politician. He served as the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1940 through 1947, again from 1949 through 1953, and again from 1955 through 1961.
He died of cancer at the age of 79 and is buried at Willow Wild Cemetery.
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- "RAYBURN, Samuel Taliaferro | US House of Representatives: History, Art & Archives". history.house.gov. Retrieved 2018-05-25.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Sam Rayburn at Wikimedia Commons
- Obituary, NY Times, November 16, 1961, Rayburn Is Dead; Served 17 Years As House Speaker
- The leadership of Speaker Sam Rayburn published 1961, hosted by the Portal to Texas History.
- "Mister Speaker", Time Magazine, September 27, 1943
- RAYBURN: MR. SPEAKER (A feature length documentary about Sam Rayburn's life and career)
- The Friends of Sam Rayburn Website Archived 2017-09-22 at the Wayback Machine
- Sam Rayburn House Museum Website
- Address Delivered by The Honorable Sam Rayburn at the Dedication of the Marker over the Graves of His Great-Great Grandfather Col. George Waller and his wife Ann Winston Carr, Oakwood Cemetery, Martinsville, Virginia, May 6, 1951
- Associated Press, August 16, 2014 - Letter provides peek at personal Sam Rayburn