Clifford R. Hope

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Clifford R. Hope

Clifford R. Hope (June 9, 1893 – May 16, 1970) was a U.S. Representative from Kansas, and a member of the Republican Party. Born in Birmingham, Iowa, Hope attended public schools and Nebraska Wesleyan University, in Lincoln, Nebraska. He served during the First World War, as a second lieutenant. He served in the Kansas House of Representatives. He was elected to the Seventieth United States Congress in 1927 and served in Congress through 1957.

After leaving office, Hope served as President of Great Plains Wheat Inc. of Garden City, Kansas from 1959 to 1963. He died as a result of a stroke on May 16, 1970.[1]

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Jasper N. Tincher
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kansas's 7th congressional district

1927 – 1943
District abolished
Political offices
Preceded by
John W. Flannagan, Jr.
Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee
1947 – 1949
Succeeded by
Harold D. Cooley
Preceded by
Harold D. Cooley
Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee
1953 – 1955
Succeeded by
Harold D. Cooley