Representative Howard Tabor View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 4/5/1968
Birth Place: Baldwin, Iowa
Birth County: Jackson
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 61 (1965)
House: 58 (1959) - 60 (1963)
Home County: Jackson
Family Members Who Served in the Iowa Legislature: Father: George W. Tabor; GAs 43, 44; Great nephew; David M. Tabor; GAs 70 - 73
Howard Tabor
Jackson County


MR. PRESIDENT: Your committee, appointed to prepare a suitable resolution commemorating the life, character and public service of the late Honorable Howard Tabor, begs leave to submit the following memorial:

Howard Tabor was born March 13, 1893, at Baldwin, Iowa. He was the son of George W. and Ella Tabor. Graduated from Baldwin High School and completed the commercial course at the Cedar Rapids Business College.

He married Ella C. Peterson of Sabula, Iowa, June 6, 1923. To this union were born two sons.

Mr. Tabor was in partnership with his son, Jack, in a farming and cattle feeding business on a farm that has been in the family for one hundred years. Served as committeeman on the Agricultural Adjustment Administration seven years. Member of the Methodist Church, Farm Bureau, and American Legion.

Mr. Tabor, a Democrat, served in the Iowa House of Representatives in the Fifty-eighth, Fifty-ninth, Sixtieth and Sixtieth Extra sessions from Jackson County, and Senator from Jackson-Jones Counties during the Sixty-first session.

He passed away April 5, 1968. Surviving Mr. Tabor are his widow, Ella, and two sons, Jack Tabor of Baldwin, Iowa and Dr. James Tabor of Englewood, Colorado. Also surviving Mr. Tabor are two sisters, Mrs. Leon Gray of Martinville, Indiana and Mrs. Eloise Stewart of Preston, Iowa and one brother, Clifford Tabor, Baldwin, Iowa.

Therefore, Be It Resolved by the Senate of the Sixty-third General Assembly of Iowa: That in the passing of the Honorable Howard Tabor, the state has lost an honored citizen and a faithful and useful public servant, and the Senate by this resolution would express its appreciation of his service, and tender its sympathy to the members of his family.

Be It Further Resolved: That a copy of this resolution be spread upon the Journal of the Senate and the Secretary of the Senate be directed to forward an enrolled copy to the family of the deceased.





The resolution was unanimously adopted.