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Emmett Lane Whitaker

E.L. Whitaker
Full Name: Emmett Lane Whitaker
Birth date: September 4, 1905
Death date: January 6, 2006

Terms of Service

  • House, 40th Legislature
    1/11/1927 - 1/8/1929

Biographical Notes and Resources


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 .

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