Clifford R. Hope

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Clifford R. Hope

Birmingham, Van Buren County, Iowa, USA
Death 16 May 1970 (aged 76)
Garden City, Finney County, Kansas, USA
Burial Garden City, Finney County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 6773268 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He attended Nebraska Wesleyan University, graduated from Washburn Law School in 1917, was admitted to the bar and served in France, as a 2nd Lieutenant with the 85th Division, U.S. Army during World War I. After the war, he commenced practice of law in Garden City, Kansas and was a member of the Kansas State House of Representatives, (1921-27). In 1927, he was elected as a Republican to the Seventieth Congress and to the next fourteen succeeding Congresses, serving until 1957. After leaving Congress, he served as President of Great Plains Wheat Company, (1959-63). He died in retirement from a stroke at age 76.

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