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Rae Files Still Rae Files Still
Full Name: Rae Mandette Files
Other surnames: Still,
Date of birth: November 20, 1907
Date of death: April 8, 1991

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 100-1 Jan 11, 1949 - Jan 9, 1951 51st (1)   Democrat Waxahachie / Ellis   Ellis
H 100-1 Jan 14, 1947 - Jan 11, 1949 50th   Democrat Waxahachie / Ellis   Ellis
H 100-1 Jan 9, 1945 - Jan 14, 1947 49th (2)   Democrat Waxahachie / Ellis   Ellis
H 100-1 Jan 12, 1943 - Jan 9, 1945 48th (3)   Democrat Waxahachie / Ellis   Ellis
H 100-1 Jan 14, 1941 - Jan 12, 1943 47th (4)   Democrat Waxahachie / Ellis   Ellis
(1) Name Mrs. Rae Files Still. House Journal.
(2) Name Miss Rae Files. p. 3 House Journal.
(3) Name Miss Rae Files. p. 3 House Journal.
(4) Name Miss Rae Files. p. 3 House Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Biographical Sketches
  • Photo and biographical sketch, Rae Mandette Files (Still), pp. 112-115. Born 1907. Capitol Women: Texas Female Legislators, 1923-1999, 2000.
  • STILL, RAE MANDETTE FILES (1907-1991). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Other Resources
  • Rae F. Still, birth date 11/20/1907, death date 4/8/1991 in Waxahachie, Ellis County. FamilySearch U.S. Social Security Death Index.
  • Photograph, Gilmer-Aikin Bills: a Study in the Legislative Process, 1950.
  • Rae Files Still describes her involvement in the political and legislative processes through which the Gilmer-Aikins bills became law. Gilmer-Aikin Bills: a Study in the Legislative Process, 1950.
  • "Ellis County To Have Woman Representative For First Time," 10/3/1940, p. 11. "Miss Rae Files . . . defeated J.E. Faulkner of Waxahachie, seeking re-election, in the recent run-off primary." Paris News.
  • "Hundred New Members Named For Next Texas Legislature," 9/8/1940, p. 8. "In the 100th District, Place No. 1, Miss Rae Files leads Faulkner by eight votes." San Antonio Express.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Rae Files Still, 47th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Rae Files Still, 48th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Rae Files Still, 49th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Rae Files Still, 50th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Rae Files Still, 51st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 47th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 48th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 49th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 50th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 51st session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    51st R.S. - 1949
    Banks and Banking  
    Congressional and Legislative Districts  
    Education (Chair) 
    Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
    Federal Relations  
    50th R.S. - 1947
    Banks and Banking  
    Education (Chair) 
    Federal Relations  
    Interstate Cooperation  
    Public School System of Texas (Gilmer-Aikin), Special  
    49th R.S. - 1945
    Banks and Banking  
    Claims and Accounts  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Education  
    Federal Relations  
    48th R.S. - 1943
    Banks and Banking  
    Claims and Accounts  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Education  
    Federal Relations  
    47th R.S. - 1941
    Agriculture  
    Banks and Banking  
    Claims and Accounts  
    Education  
    Federal Relations (Vice Chair) 
     

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