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Edward Herbert Rees
Birth: Jun. 3, 1886
Emporia
Lyon County
Kansas, USA
Death: Oct. 25, 1969
Emporia
Lyon County
Kansas, USA

US Congressman. Born in Emporia, Kansas, he attending the Kansas State Teachers' College and taught school in Lyon County, (1909-11). He served as clerk of the Lyon County Court (1912-18), studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1915 and commenced to practice in Emporia, , Kansas. He was a member of Kansas State House of Representatives (1927-33), a member of Kansas State Senate, (1933-35) and a member of the Kansas Judicial Council, (1933-37). In 1937, he was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-fifth Congress and to the next eleven succeeding Congresses, serving until 1961. Not a candidate for renomination, he resumed the practice of law in Emporia, Kansas, until his death at age 83. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  John J. Rees (1849 - 1924)
  Martha S. Rees (1856 - 1946)
 
 Spouse:
  Agnes A. Rees (1894 - 1987)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Jane Rees (1884 - 1970)*
  Edward Herbert Rees (1886 - 1969)
  Olive Ann Rees (1888 - 1969)*
  Irma Rees (1894 - 1930)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Maplewood Memorial Lawn Cemetery
Emporia
Lyon County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Section 42 - Lot 23 - Space 3
 
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Record added: Nov 01, 2002
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