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Paul Ranous GREEVER

(1891-1943)

GREEVER, Paul Ranous, a Representative from Wyoming; born in Lansing, Leavenworth County, Kans., September 28, 1891; attended public and high schools, and was graduated from the law department of the University of Kansas at Lawrence in 1917; served as a first lieutenant in the Three Hundred and Fourteenth Trench Mortar Battery, Eighty-ninth Division, from April 1917 to March 1919; was admitted to the bar in 1917 and commenced practice in Pine Bluffs, Wyo., and in Cody, Park County, Wyo., in 1921; served as mayor of Cody 1930-1932; trustee of the University of Wyoming 1933-1934; also engaged in banking; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fourth and Seventy-fifth Congresses (January 3, 1935-January 3, 1939); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1938 to the Seventy-sixth Congress; resumed the practice of law; accidentally shot himself while cleaning a shotgun and died in Cody, Wyo., on February 16, 1943; interment in Riverside Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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