Kenneth M. Regan
Born in Mount Morris, Illinois, Regan attended the public schools and Vincennes (Indiana) University. During the First World War served as a flyer in the United States Army Signal Corps. In 1920 engaged in the real estate business and as an oil operator in Pecos, Texas. Alderman of the city of Pecos. He served as mayor of Pecos 1929-1932. He served as member of the State senate 1933-1937. During the Second World War served as an intelligence officer in the Air Corps and was discharged with the rank of captain. He moved to Midland, Texas, and continued oil operations.
Regan was elected as a Democrat to the Eightieth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Robert Ewing Thomason. He was reelected to the Eighty-first, Eighty-second, and Eighty-third Congresses, and served from August 23, 1947, to January 3, 1955. He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1954 to the Eighty-fourth Congress. Representative of Texas railroads in Washington, D.C.. He died in Santa Fe, N.Mex., on August 15, 1959. He was interred in Resthaven Memorial Park, Midland, Texas.