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William Estus McVey
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Birth: Dec. 13, 1885
Lees Creek
Clinton County
Ohio, USA
Death: Aug. 10, 1958
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives representing Illinois' 4th congressional district from 1951 until his death.
He attended public schools; graduated from Ohio University where he was a member of Phi Kappa Tau fraternity in 1916 and from the University of Chicago in 1919. He was division superintendent in the Bureau of Education, Philippine Islands, 1908-1914; director of extension, Ohio University, 1916-1919; superintendent of Thornton Township High School and Junior College, Harvey, Ill., 1919-1947; president of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools in 1943 and 1944; professor of education at De Paul University 1948-1950; author; elected assessor of Thornton Township in 1949; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-second and to the three succeeding Congresses until his death in 1958. He had been renominated to the Eighty-sixth Congress but died before the 1958 elections. He was married first to Elizabeth King who died in 1923 and later to Katharine Johnson. He was a member of the Episcopal Church, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Kappa and Phi Kappa Tau. 
Family links: 
  Elkana Morris McVey (1848 - 1927)
  Eliza Jane McKay McVey (1854 - 1920)
  Elizabeth King McVey (1885 - 1923)
  Katherine Johnson McVey (1900 - 1973)
  Lou Wilbur McVey (1870 - 1925)*
  Ida Olive McVey Johnson (1872 - 1947)*
  Maletha McVey Rogers (1874 - 1954)*
  Keziah McVey Sexton (1875 - 1951)*
  Christopher Columbus McVay (1883 - 1958)*
  William Estus McVey (1885 - 1958)
  Lena Myrtle McVey Snider (1889 - 1955)*
  Earl E. McVey (1894 - 1952)*
*Calculated relationship
Linwood Cemetery
Knox County
Illinois, USA
Created by: CharlieBall
Record added: Oct 23, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43456754
William Estus McVey
Added by: Richard S. Clark
William Estus McVey
Added by: Richard S. Clark
William Estus McVey
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- Phi Kappa Tau
 Added: Oct. 29, 2010

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