Menu for dinner honoring Albert Thomas on Nov. 4, 1954 in the Emerald Room at the Shamrock Hotel in Houston, Texas. Other dignitaries attending the dinner and participating in the program were Roy Hofheinz, Mayor of Houston, and Price Daniels and Lyndon B. Johnson, U. S. Senators from Texas. To honor the Congressmen the recipe for the famous bean soup served at the U.S. House of Representatives restaurant in Washington, D. C.
(1954). "Albert Thomas dinner menu." http://hdl.handle.net/1911/36762.
Albert Thomas was born on April 12, 1898 in Nacogdoches, Texas. After serving in World War I as a second lieutenant in the Army, he returned to Texas to complete his college education. He graduated from Rice University in 1920 and University of Texas Law School in 1927. He was elected to the House of Representatives in 1936 and eventually became chairman of the House Defense Appropriations Committee. He died on Jan 3, 1966 and was buried in the Veteran's Administration Cemetery in Houston, Texas.
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