KEE, James, (1917 - 1989)


KEE, James, (son of John Kee and Maude Elizabeth Kee), a Representative from West Virginia; born in Bluefield, Mercer County, W.Va., April 15, 1917; educated in the public schools and Sacred Heart School in Bluefield, Greenbrier Military School, Southeastern University School of Law, and the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University; assistant to the Clerk of the United States House of Representatives, 1936-1940; housing adviser to the United States Housing Authority, 1940-1942; served in the United States Army Air Force, 1944-1946; career foreign service staff officer of the United States Department of State with domestic and foreign duties, 1949-1952; administrative assistant to Congresswoman Elizabeth Kee, January 1953-January 1965; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-ninth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1965-January 3, 1973); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1972 to the Ninety-third Congress; was a resident of Fayetteville, W.Va., until his death in Montgomery, W.Va., on March 11, 1989; interment in Monte Vista Cemetery, Bluefield, W.Va.