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 Ralph Webster Yarborough

Ralph Webster Yarborough

Birth
Chandler, Henderson County, Texas, USA
Death 27 Jan 1996 (aged 92)
Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
Burial Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
Plot Republic Hill Section 2 Row G Plot 10
Memorial ID 18189 · View Source
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Liberal Democratic US Senator (1957-70) from Texas. Defeated three times for Governor (1952, 54 and 56). He shared the limousine with Vice President Lyndon Johnson in Dallas when Kennedy was assassinated. In 1964 he was the only Southern Senator to vote for the Civil Rights Act of 1964. He practiced law until he was 90.



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  • Added: 27 Oct 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18189
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ralph Webster Yarborough (8 Jun 1903–27 Jan 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18189, citing Texas State Cemetery, Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .