|69th Congress Pictorial Directory, Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
KIEFNER, Charles Edward, a Representative from Missouri; born in Perryville, Perry County,
Mo., November 25, 1869; attended the public schools; engaged in the retail
lumber business and also in road construction; mayor of Perryville 1900-1902;
Member of the State house of representatives 1902-1908; delegate to the
Republican National Convention in 1912; served on the staff of Gov. Arthur M.
Hyde 1920-1924; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-ninth Congress (March 4,
1925-March 3, 1927); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1926 to the
Seventieth Congress; elected to the Seventy-first Congress (March 4, 1929-March
3, 1931); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1930 to the Seventy-second
Congress; resumed the lumber and banking business in Perryville, Mo., until his
death on December 13, 1942; interment in Home Cemetery.