John Hyde Sweet
After graduating, he worked as court reporter in western Nebraska from 1899 to 1900, and then as a grocer in Nebraska City from 1902 to 1909. After that he served as manager and then editor of the Nebraska City News newspaper and was a Nebraskan delegate to the 1912 Progressive National Convention.
In 1940 was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-sixth United States Congress to fill the vacancy left by the previous representative George H. Heinke, who had died in a car crash in the January of that year. Sweet served for less than a year, and did not run in the following election.
- "The Political Graveyard". Sweet, John Hyde. Retrieved February 26, 2006.
- "Congressional Bioguide". Sweet, John Hyde. Retrieved February 26, 2006.
- United States Congress. "John Hyde Sweet (id: S001108)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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George H. Heinke (R)
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Nebraska's 1st congressional district
April 19, 1940 – January 3, 1941
Oren S. Copeland (R)
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