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Herbert Alton Meyer

Herbert Alton Meyer

American politician
Herbert Alton Meyer
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Intro American politician
Was Politician Lawyer Businessperson Business executive Publisher
From United States of America
Type Business Journalism Law Politics
Gender male
Birth 30 August 1886, Chillicothe, USA
Death 2 October 1950, Bethesda, USA (aged 64 years)
Star sign Virgo
Politics Republican Party
George Washington University 1905-1908
Staunton Military Academy 1900-1904
National University School of Law (-1910)
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Herbert Alton Meyer (August 30, 1886 – October 2, 1950) was a U.S. Representative from Kansas.

Born in Chillicothe, Ohio, Meyer attended the grade schools, Washington, D.C., the Staunton Military Academy, Staunton, Virginia from 1900 to 1904, the George Washington University, Washington, D.C. from 1905 to 1908, and was graduated from National University Law School, Washington, D.C., in 1910. He was admitted to the bar in 1910.

During the First World War served as a captain in the United States Army Air Service. He served as assistant to the Secretary of the Interior 1915-1917. He was an executive of an oil marketing company from 1919 to 1937. In 1940 became publisher of the Independence Daily Reporter.


Meyer was elected as a Republican to the Eightieth and Eighty-first Congresses and had won renomination for a third term. He served from January 3, 1947, until his death from a heart attack at the Bethesda Naval Hospital in Bethesda, Maryland, October 2, 1950. He was interred in Mount Hope Cemetery, Independence, Kansas.

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