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Cabell, Earle

Born: 1906 AD
Died: 1975 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Mayors, Politician

1906 – Earle Cabell was born on the 27th of October.

 

Cabell attended Texas A&M University and Southern Methodist University.

 

1961 – He was elected mayor to succeed Robert L. Thornton.

 

       – Served as mayor of Dallas, Texas, during the assassination of John F. Kennedy

 

1964 – On 3rd of February, he resigned as mayor of Dallas in order to run for Congress.

 

1972 – Served four terms in the House before the Republican Alan Steelman defeated him.

 

1975 – Earle Cabell died on 24th of September.

 

The Earle Cabell Federal Building on Commerce Street in Dallas is named in his honor.