Speaker: George Mahon
Date: August 16, 1972
District Attorney of the thirty-second judicial district of Texas (1927-1933). Regent of the Smithsonian Institution (1964-1978). Delegate to each Democratic National Convention (1936-1964). U.S. Democratic Representative from Texas (1935-1979). He was a key supporter of Johnson?s Vietnam policy, but failed to support many key measures in the President?s domestic program.