Elva R. Kendall
Born near Carlisle, Kentucky, Kendall attended the public schools, the Young Men's Christian Association School of Accountancy at New York City, and National University[clarification needed] at Washington, D.C. He engaged as a public accountant and tax consultant, and was also interested in agricultural pursuits.
During the First World War, Kendall served in the personnel office of the Sixty-first Division. He was employed as a field auditor for the United States Treasury Department 1922-1927.
Kendall was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-first Congress (March 4, 1929 – March 3, 1931). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1930 to the Seventy-second Congress. He then resumed agricultural pursuits and his profession as a public accountant, as well as engaging in the real estate business. He was a resident of Carlisle, Kentucky, until his death on January 29, 1968.
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