Creator

Date Original

1964

Description

This collection contains a letter written by Ralph Yarborough to J. William Fulbright concerning a book of all the Medal of Honor recipients in United States history, and which was sent to Fulbright with the letter.

Biographical/Historical Note

Ralph Yarborough was born June 8, 1903 in Chandler, Texas. He spent a year at West Point Military Academy before becoming a teacher. Yarborough moved from teaching to law and in 1936 was appointed judge. During World War II, Yarborough joined the army and served in Europe and Japan. After he returned to Texas in 1946, he began to pursue politics and was elected to the United States Senate in 1957, a position he held until 1970. Yarborough died January 27, 1996.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas; District of Columbia

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.033.008

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Ralph W. Yarborough letter, SMC.033.008

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Ralph W. Yarborough letter, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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