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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
  • DeWitt Lamb. House Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1920 - DeWitt Lamb, Mexia, Limestone County, age 29, born circa 1891 in Mississippi, printer/signs, spouse Josie Lamb, sons Victor W. and Morris G., daughter Eileen. Census of 1940 - residence in Tallahassee, Florida. FamilySearch. 1920 1940
  • [wilson] Dewitt Lamb, birth date 5/4/1890, death date 4/1/1950, interment 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." Newspapers.com.
  • 38th Legislature (1923) - De Witt Lamb, postoffice Mexia, nativity Mississippi, age 32 (born circa 1891), printing and publishing, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Dewitt Lamb, 38th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 38th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, south wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    38th R.S. - 1923
    Game and Fisheries  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    Oil, Gas and Mining  
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