CABELL, Earle, a Representative from Texas; born on a farm, south of Trinity River
in Dallas County, Tex., October 27, 1906; graduated from North Dallas High
School in 1925; attended Texas A. & M. and Southern Methodist University;
in 1932 with two brothers organized Cabells, Inc. (dairies and convenience
stores) and became president and chairman of the board; engaged in banking and
investments; elected mayor of Dallas May 1961 and reelected in 1963, serving
until his resignation February 3, 1964, to be a candidate for Congress; elected
as a Democrat to the Eighty-ninth and to the three succeeding Congresses
(January 3, 1965-January 3, 1973); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in
1972 to the Ninety-third Congress; retired and returned to Dallas where he died
September 24, 1975; interment in Restland Memorial Park.
BibliographyRalph Nader Congress Project.
Citizens Look at Congress: Earle Cabell, Democratic Representative from
Texas. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers, 1972.