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E.L. Whitaker Emmett Lane Whitaker
Full Name: Emmett Lane Whitaker
Date of birth: September 4, 1905
Date of death: January 6, 2006

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 119 Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929 40th   Democrat Lamesa / Dawson   Cochran, Crosby, Dawson, Gaines, Hockley, Lubbock, Lynn, Terry, Yoakum
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Emmitt L. Whitaker marriage to Della Lee Pitts in Fisher County, 10/2/1926. Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977. FamilySearch.
  • Emmett Lane Whitaker, birth date 9/4/1905 in Texas, death date 1/6/2006 in Luna, New Mexico. FamilySearch United States Social Security Death Index.
  • Emmett Whitaker, birth date 9/5/1905, death date 1/6/2006, spouse Della L. Pitts Whitaker, son M. David Whitaker, burial in Mountain View Cemetery, Deming, Luna County, New Mexico. Find a Grave.
  • Notice of Rev. & Mrs. Emmett Whitaker's 50th wedding anniversary 10/2/1976 in Cabot, Arkansas. Whitaker was pastor in Texas, New Mexico, and Kansas; "In 1975 he served twice as Chaplain-for-a-Day of Texas Legislature. He was a member of the House of Representatives at one time." Wife Della, daughter Mrs. Donella Lowery, sons David, Daniel, Dennis, and Donald. Range Rider, Hardin-Simmons University, Volume 27, Number 4, December 1976, p. 8. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 40th Legislature (1927) - Emmett L. Whitaker, postoffice Lamesa, nativity Texas, age 21 (born circa 1906), minister. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. E.L. Whitaker, 40th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 40th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    40th R.S. - 1927
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Engrossed Bills (Vice Chair) 
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    Public Printing  

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