Myron Virgil George

Myron Virgil George

Erie, Neosho County, Kansas, USA
Death 11 Apr 1972 (aged 72)
Parsons, Labette County, Kansas, USA
Burial Parsons, Labette County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 6899103 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. After graduating from High School, he served as a Corporal in the U.S. Army, during World War I. After the war, he established a successful publishing career as the owner-publisher of the Edna Sun in Altamont, Kansas, (1924-41). He was also was an officer with Kansas State Highway Commission, (1939-50). In 1950, he was elected as a Republican to the Eighty-first Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Herbert A. Meyer, elected to the Eighty-second Congress and reelected to the next three succeeding Congresses, serving until 1959. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he engaged in public relations in the transportation and construction fields, until his death at age 72.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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