DeWitt Lamb

DeWitt Lamb

Full Name: DeWitt Lamb
Date of birth: May 4, 1890
Date of death: April 1, 1950

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 61 Jan 9, 1923 - Jul 30, 1923 38th (1) (2)   Democrat Mexia / Limestone   Limestone

(1) Resigned 7/30/1923. "Mexia Legislator Resigns," 7/30/1923, p. 1; "The Governor has also accepted the resignation of Representative DeWitt Lamb of Mexia. This makes eight vacancies in the legislature . . . ," "Senator Baugh Resigns to Become a Judge," 7/31/1923, p. 10. Austin Statesman.
(2) "Dewitt Lamb, city editor of the Mexia Evening News, won a hot fight and will represent Limestone county in the next Legislature," 8/3/1922, p. 2. Bryan Eagle.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Other Resources

  • Census of 1920 - DeWitt Lamb, Mexia, Limestone County, Texas, age 29, born circa 1891 in Mississippi, printer/signs, wife Josie Lamb.
    Census of 1930 - DeWitt Lamb, Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, age 41, born circa 1889 in Mississippi, newspaper editor, wife Josie S. Lamb.
    Census of 1940 - DeWitt Lamb, Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, age 49, born circa 1891 in Mississippi, wife Josie S. Lamb. FamilySearch. 1920 1940
  • Dewitt W. Lamb, birth date 5/4/1890, death date 4/1/1950, burial in Greenwood Cemetery, Panama City, Bay County, Florida. Find a Grave.
  • DeWitt Lamb. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • Obituary, "Vet Newsman Called by Death," death date 4/1/1950 in Florida, Panama City News-Herald (Panama City, Fla.), 4/2/1950, pp. 1, 9. "Mr. Lamb had been a newspaperman for 47 years and prior to moving to Florida, published and edited his own newspaper at Mexia and DeLeon, Texas."
  • 38th Legislature (1923) - De Witt Lamb, postoffice Mexia, nativity Mississippi, age 32 (born circa 1891), printing and publishing, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. DeWitt Lamb, 38th Legislature, State Preservation Board

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Committee Information top

38th R.S. - 1923
Game and Fisheries  
Municipal and Private Corporations  
Oil, Gas and Mining  
Public Printing  
School Districts  

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