Thomas, Katy Rayburn 1969

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Mrs. Thomas, sister of Sam Rayburn, discusses his political career and the Rayburn family.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Katy Rayburn Thomas

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: 1969

Location: Dallas, Texas

Interviewer: Fred A. Carpenter

Length: 25 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Family moved to Bonham, Texas (1887), Childhood in Tennessee, Brothers and sisters, Education, Sam Rayburn’s political career, Mrs. Thomas, Marriage to W. A. Thomas, Moved to Dallas (1910), Met Franklin D. Roosevelt, Sam Rayburn (again), Association with Lyndon Johnson, Devoted to family, Marriage, Nephews and nieces, Mother’s family background, Rayburn home near Bonham to be museum.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1887-1969

Bulk Dates: 1887-1969

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