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Thomas Daniel WINTER

(1896-1951)

WINTER, Thomas Daniel, a Representative from Kansas; born in Columbus, Cherokee County, Kans., July 7, 1896; attended the public and high schools; during the First World War served as a private in the United States Air Corps in 1918 and 1919; court reporter of the district court of Crawford County, Kans., 1921-1927; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1926 and commenced practice in Girard, Kans.; assistant county attorney of Crawford County, Kans., in 1927 and 1928 and county attorney in 1929 and 1930; commissioner of public utilities of Girard 1933-1935; commissioner of finance of Girard 1936-1938; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-sixth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1939-January 3, 1947); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1946; returned to Girard, Kans., and continued to practice law; died in Pittsburg, Kans., November 7, 1951; interment in Park Cemetery, Columbus, Kans.

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

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