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Yarborough, Ralph Webster

Born: 1903 AD
Died: 1996 AD
2.5 (49%) 20 votes

US Democratic politician


Senator from Texas 1957-1971


sponsor of National Defense Education Act 1958 (1st federal legislation to allocate government funds to general education)


was riding in procession in automobile with Lyndon Johnson during assassination of John F. Kennedy 1963


only Southern Congressman to vote in favor of Civil Rights Act of 1964


chairman of Senate Labor and Public Welfare Committee 1969-1971

2.5 (49%) 20 votes