By Kathy Lathen Educator/Interpreter Sam Rayburn House State Historic Site
Born: January 22, 1891 in Flag Springs, Texas
Died: July 22, 1914 of typhoid fever in Bonham, Texas
Abner Rayburn was the youngest of William and Martha Rayburn’s 11 children. Favored by his big brother, Sam, Abner aspired to work alongside the congressman, but fell ill and died before...