“Three things tell a man: his eyes, his friends and his favorite quotes.”
Sam Rayburn (American Politician)
Date of Birth:
January 6, 1882
Date of Death:
November 16, 1961
Samuel TaliaferroRayburn was a Democratic politician from Bonham, Texas. "Mr. Sam", as he was widely known, served as the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives for 17 years, and is regarded by some historians as the most effective Speaker in history.