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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
Washington
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. 
 
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 Parents:
  Elkana Morris McVey (1848 - 1927)
  Eliza Jane McKay McVey (1854 - 1920)
 
 Spouses:
  Elizabeth King McVey (1885 - 1923)
  Katherine Johnson McVey (1900 - 1973)
 
 Siblings:
  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
 
Burial:
Linwood Cemetery
Galesburg
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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Added by: William Pawling
 
 
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- Phi Kappa Tau
 Added: Oct. 29, 2010
 
 
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