List of members of the United States House of Representatives who died in 1979

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This is a list of the 27 voting members of the United States House of Representatives who died in 1979. None of them died in office. No births have been recorded for this year.

Births[edit]

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Deaths[edit]

Representative State District(s) Served Party Date of birth Date of death Age
John B. Hollister Ohio 1 1931–1937 Republican November 7, 1890 January 4, 1979 88 years, 58 days
James P. Richards South Carolina 5 1933–1957 Democratic August 31, 1894 February 21, 1979 84 years, 174 days
Herbert Zelenko New York 21 1955–1963 Democratic March 16, 1906 February 23, 1979 72 years, 344 days
Wilburn Cartwright Oklahoma 3 1927–1943 Democratic January 12, 1892 March 14, 1979 87 years, 61 days
Samuel Friedel Maryland 7 1953–1971 Democratic April 18, 1898 March 21, 1979 80 years, 337 days
Corinne Boyd Riley South Carolina 2 1962–1963 Democratic July 4, 1893 April 12, 1979 85 years, 282 days
Rogers Morton Maryland 1 1963–1971 Republican September 19, 1914 April 19, 1979 64 years, 212 days
Ezekiel C. Gathings Arkansas 1 1939–1969 Democratic November 10, 1903 May 2, 1979 75 years, 173 days
Albert W. Cretella Connecticut 3 1953–1959 Republican April 22, 1897 May 24, 1979 82 years, 32 days
Leonard W. Hall New York 1, 2 1939–1952 Republican October 2, 1900 June 2, 1979 78 years, 243 days
William G. Bray Indiana 7, 6 1951–1975 Republican June 17, 1903 June 4, 1979 75 years, 352 days
Kathryn E. Granahan Pennsylvania 2 1956–1963 Democratic December 7, 1894 July 10, 1979 84 years, 215 days
John B. Breckinridge Kentucky 6 1973–1979 Democratic November 29, 1913 July 29, 1979 65 years, 242 days
John L. McMillan South Carolina 6 1939–1973 Democratic April 12, 1898 September 3, 1979 81 years, 144 days
Frank W. Towey Jr. New Jersey 12 1937–1939 Democratic November 5, 1895 September 4, 1979 83 years, 303 days
Orrice A. Murdock Jr. Utah 1 1933–1941 Democratic July 18, 1893 September 15, 1979 86 years, 59 days
Donald H. Magnuson Washington At-large, 7 1953–1963 Democratic March 7, 1911 October 5, 1979 68 years, 212 days
Tom V. Moorehead Ohio 15 1961–1963 Republican April 12, 1898 October 21, 1979 81 years, 192 days
Billie S. Farnum Michigan 19 1965–1967 Democratic April 11, 1916 November 18, 1979 63 years, 221 days
Dewey J. Short Missouri 14, 7 1929–1931, 1935–1957 Republican April 7, 1898 November 19, 1979 81 years, 226 days
Charles E. Potter Michigan 11 1947–1952 Republican October 30, 1916 November 23, 1979 63 years, 24 days
Michael J. Bradley Pennsylvania 3 1937–1947 Democratic May 24, 1897 November 27, 1979 82 years, 187 days
E. A. Mitchell Indiana 8 1947–1949 Republican December 2, 1910 December 11, 1979 69 years, 9 days
Sherman P. Lloyd Utah 2 1963–1965, 1967–1973 Republican January 11, 1914 December 15, 1979 65 years, 338 days
Raymond S. McKeough Illinois 2 1935–1943 Democratic April 29, 1888 December 16, 1979 91 years, 231 days
Thomas O'Malley Wisconsin 5 1933–1939 Democratic March 23, 1903 December 19, 1979 76 years, 271 days
Felix E. Hébert Louisiana 1 1941–1977 Democratic October 12, 1901 December 29, 1979 78 years, 78 days

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