Herbert Alton Meyer

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Herbert Alton Meyer (August 30, 1886 - October 2, 1950) was a U.S. Representative from Kansas.

Born in Chillicothe, Ohio, Meyer attended the grade schools, Washington, D.C., the Staunton Military Academy, Staunton, Virginia from 1900 to 1904, the George Washington University, Washington, D.C. from 1905 to 1908, and was graduated from National University Law School, Washington, D.C., in 1910. He was admitted to the bar in 1910. During the First World War served as a captain in the United States Army Air Corps. He served as assistant to the Secretary of the Interior 1915-1917. Executive of an oil marketing company 1919-1937. In 1940 became publisher of the Independence (Kansas) Daily Reporter.

Meyer was elected as a Republican to the Eightieth and Eighty-first Congresses and had won renomination for a third term. He served from January 3, 1947, until his death in Bethesda, Maryland, October 2, 1950. He was interred in Mount Hope Cemetery, Independence, Kansas.


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