John T. Buckbee

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John T. Buckbee
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 12th district
In office
March 4, 1927 – April 23, 1936
Preceded by Charles E. Fuller
Succeeded by Noah M. Mason
Personal details
Born John Theodore Buckbee
August 1, 1871
near Rockford, Illinois, USA
Died April 23, 1936(1936-04-23) (aged 64)
Rockford, Illinois, USA
Political party Republican
Occupation Congressman
Religion Methodist


John Theodore Buckbee (August 1, 1871 – April 23, 1936) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.

Born on a farm near Rockford, Illinois, Buckbee attended the public schools of Rockford. He studied agriculture and horticulture in Austria, France, Holland, Denmark, Sweden, Belgium, Italy, and Great Britain. He served as president of H.W. Buckbee Seeds, which was established in 1871 by his brother, Hiram W. Buckbee, in Rockford, Illinois.

Buckbee was elected as a Republican to the Seventieth and to the four succeeding Congresses. He served from March 4, 1927, until his death in Rockford, Illinois, April 23, 1936. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1936. He was interred in Greenwood Cemetery in Rockford, Illinois.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Charles E. Fuller
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 12th congressional district

1927-1936
Succeeded by
Noah M. Mason

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