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  George, Myron V.
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NameMyron V. George
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Altamont, Kansas , United States
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Born January 06, 1900
DiedApril 11, 1972 (72 years)
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Sep 19, 2012 04:33pm
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InfoGEORGE, Myron Virgil, a Representative from Kansas; born in Erie, Neosho County, Kans., January 6, 1900; attended the grade schools and graduated from Labette County High School at Altamont, Kans.; enlisted in April 1917 and served in the United States Army with rank of corporal until discharged in May 1919; learned the printing trade on the Altamont Journal, published by his father; owner and publisher of the Edna Sun from 1924-1941; officer with Kansas State Highway Commission, 1939-1950; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-first Congress, November 7, 1950, in a special election to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Herbert A. Meyer and at the same time was elected to the Eighty-second Congress; reelected to the three succeeding Congresses, and served from November 7, 1950, to January 3, 1959; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1958 to the Eighty-sixth Congress; engaged in public relations in the transportation and construction fields; resided in Parsons, Kans., until his death there April 11, 1972; interment in Memorial Lawn Cemetery.

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  11/04/1958 KS - District 03 Lost 48.28% (-3.45%)
  11/06/1956 KS - District 03 Won 55.04% (+10.08%)
  08/07/1956 KS District 3 - R Primary Won 57.47% (+27.82%)
  11/02/1954 KS - District 03 Won 55.38% (+10.76%)
  11/04/1952 KS - District 03 Won 59.45% (+18.91%)
  08/05/1952 KS District 3 - R Primary Won 44.80% (+14.78%)
  11/07/1950 KS - District 03 Won 54.68% (+9.36%)
  11/07/1950 KS District 3 - Special Election Won 54.46% (+8.93%)
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