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  Scrivner, Errett P.
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AffiliationRepublican  
  1950-01-01  
 
NameErrett P. Scrivner
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Kansas City, Kansas , United States
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Born March 20, 1898
DiedMay 05, 1978 (80 years)
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifedRBH
Jan 01, 2015 01:37am
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InfoSCRIVNER, Errett Power, a Representative from Kansas; born in Newton, Harvey County, Kans., March 20, 1898; attended the grade schools and was graduated from Manual Training High School, Kansas City, Mo.; during the First World War enlisted in Battery B, One Hundred and Twenty-ninth Field Artillery, in July 1917; served overseas in 1918 and 1919; awarded the Silver Star and Purple Heart Medals; was graduated from the law department of the University of Kansas at Lawrence in 1925; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Kansas City, Kans.; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-eight Congress, by special election, September 14, 1943, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of U.S. Guyer; reelected to the seven succeeding Congresses and served from September 14, 1943 to January 3, 1959; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1958 to the Eighty-sixth Congress; special assistant to the comptroller, Department of Defense, Washington, D.C., from January 1959 to March 1960; Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Public Affairs, from March 7, 1960, to January 20, 1961; city commissioner, Cocoa Beach, 1970; resided in Cocoa Beach, Fla., until his death there May 5, 1978; cremated; entombment in a crypt at Florida Memorial Gardens, Rockledge, Fla.

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  11/04/1958 KS - District 02 Lost 49.25% (-1.50%)
  11/06/1956 KS - District 02 Won 54.85% (+9.70%)
  11/02/1954 KS - District 02 Won 54.66% (+9.32%)
  11/04/1952 KS - District 02 Won 57.27% (+14.54%)
  11/07/1950 KS - District 02 Won 52.23% (+4.45%)
  11/02/1948 KS - District 02 Won 51.86% (+3.71%)
  11/05/1946 KS - District 02 Won 58.81% (+17.61%)
  11/07/1944 KS - District 02 Won 59.07% (+18.15%)
  09/14/1943 KS District 2 - Special Election Won 69.09% (+38.17%)
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