John Kee

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John Kee
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from West Virginia's 5th congressional district
In office
March 4, 1933 – May 8, 1951
Preceded by Hugh Ike Shott
Succeeded by Elizabeth Kee
Member of the West Virginia Senate from the 7th district
In office
1923–1926
Personal details
Born (1874-08-22)August 22, 1874
Glenville, West Virginia
Died May 8, 1951(1951-05-08) (aged 76)
Washington, D.C.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Elizabeth Kee
Children James Kee
Alma mater Glenville State Normal School
West Virginia University
Religion Episcopalian

John Kee (August 22, 1874 – May 8, 1951) was a U.S. Democratic politician.

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He was born in Glenville, West Virginia. He attended Glenville State Normal School and West Virginia University, where he was a member of Phi Sigma Kappa, and was admitted to the bar in 1897. Kee was a member of the West Virginia Senate 1923–1927 He was elected as a Democrat to the United States House of Representatives from West Virginia and served from March 3, 1933 until his death in the United States House of Representatives serving the Fifth Congressional District of West Virginia in the 73rd through the 82nd U.S. Congress.

Congressman Kee's wife, Elizabeth Kee, succeeded him as U.S. Representative after winning a special election to replace him and served until 1965, when she was succeeded by their son, James Kee, who served until 1973.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Hugh Ike Shott
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from West Virginia's 5th congressional district

1933–1951
Succeeded by
Elizabeth Kee