RABAUT, Louis Charles

1886–1961

Biography

RABAUT, Louis Charles, a Representative from Michigan; born in Detroit, Mich., December 5, 1886; attended parochial schools; graduated from Detroit (Mich.) College, 1909; graduated from Detroit College of Law, 1912; admitted to the bar in 1912 and commenced practice in Detroit; also engaged in the building business; delegate to the Democratic National Conventions, 1936 and 1940; delegate to the Interparliamentary Union at Oslo, Norway, 1939; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fourth and to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1935-January 3, 1947); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Eightieth Congress in 1946; elected to the Eighty-first and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1949-November 12, 1961); died on November 12, 1961, in Hamtramck, Mich; interment in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

University of Michigan
Bentley Historical Library

Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: In the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy Records, 1953-1974, 16 linear feet. Other authors include Louis Charles Rabaut.
Papers: In the Blair Moody Papers, 1928-1954 and undated, 31 linear feet. Other authors include Louis Charles Rabaut.
Papers: In the Frank Murphy Papers, 1908-1949, 106 linear feet, 39 volumes, and 2 oversize folders. Other authors include Louis Charles Rabaut.
Papers: In the George Murphy Papers, 1911-1961, 15 linear feet and 1 volume. Other authors include Louis Charles Rabaut.
Papers: In the Stella Brunt Osborn Papers, 1916-1992, 40 linear feet. Other authors include Louis Charles Rabaut.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Rabaut, Louis Charles. All Over. N.p., 1943.

------. Latin America; its people, resources, problems and share in the war. [Washington?: N.p., 1942].

United States. 87th Cong., 2d sess., 1962. Memorial services held in the House of Representatives and Senate of the United States, together with remarks presented in eulogy of Louis C. Rabaut, late a Representative from Michigan. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1962.

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