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  McVey, Walter L.
NameWalter L. McVey
Independence, Kansas , United States
Born February 19, 1922
DiedSeptember 10, 2014 (92 years)
Contributoreddy 9_99
Last ModifedRBH
Aug 21, 2015 09:36pm
InfoMcVEY, Walter Lewis, Jr., a Representative from Kansas; born in Independence, Montgomery County, Kans., February 19, 1922; educated in the public schools and graduated from high school in 1940; attended Independence Junior College for two years; University of Kansas, A.B., 1947 and J.D., 1948, was admitted to the bar and commenced the practice of law in Independence, Kans.; during World War II served in the Army Air Corps, 1943-1946, and was discharged as a staff sergeant; member of the State house of representatives, 1949-1952; judge of the city court, Independence, Kans., 1952-1956; member of the State senate, 1957-1960; unsuccessful candidate for the Republican nomination for the Eighty-third Congress in 1952; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-seventh Congress (January 3, 1961-January 3, 1963); unsuccessful for renomination in 1962 to the Eighty-eighth Congress; management consultant, Washington, D.C., 1963-1964; executive director, Fulton County, Ga., Republicans, June 1964-September 1965; staff counsel, Georgia Municipal Association, November 1965-April 1966; admitted to the Georgia bar in 1965 and commenced the practice of law in Atlanta; professor of political science, Georgia State University, 1968-1980, Mercer University, 1971-1973, and DeKalb College, 1968 to present; is a resident of Atlanta, Ga.



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