KUYKENDALL, Dan Heflin, a Representative from Tennessee; born in Cherokee, San Saba County,
Tex., July 9, 1924; attended public schools at Cherokee, Tex.; B.S., Texas
A.&M. University, 1947; served as lieutenant, pilot in the United States
Army Air Corps, 1942-1945; joined Procter & Gamble Co., in 1947 and worked
in Corpus Christi and Houston, Tex., and Memphis, Tenn.; co-chairman, Shelby
County Republican Party, 1963-1964; member of the board of directors of the
charter group drafting new charter for city of Memphis in 1965-1966; Republican
nominee for the United States Senate from Tenneessee in 1964; elected as a
Republican to the Ninetieth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3,
1967-January 3, 1975); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1974 to the
Ninety-fourth Congress; died on June, 12, 2008, in Memphis, Tenn.
BibliographyRalph Nader Congress Project.
Citizens Look at Congress: Dan Kuykendall, Republican Representative
from Tennessee. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers,