KYL, John Henry, (father of Jon Llewellyn Kyl),
a Representative from Iowa; born in Wisner, Cumming, County, Nebr.,
May 9, 1919; graduated from Wayne Prep High School, Wayne, Nebr., 1937;
graduated from Nebraska State Teachers College, Wayne, Nebr., 1940; graduated
from the University of Nebraska, 1947; teacher; faculty, Nebraska State
Teachers College, Wayne, Nebr., 1940-1950; television journalist; unsuccessful
candidate for election to the Eighty-sixth Congress in 1958; elected as a
Republican to the Eighty-sixth Congress, by special election to fill the
vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative Steven V. Carter,
and reelected to the two succeeding Congresses (December 15, 1959-January 3,
1965); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Eighty-ninth Congress in
1964; elected as a Republican to the Ninetieth and to the two succeeding
Congresses (January 3, 1967-January 3, 1973); unsuccessful candidate for
reelection to the Ninety-third Congress in 1972; assistant secretary,
congressional and legislative affairs, Department of the Interior, 1973-1977;
business executive; died on December 23, 2002, in Phoenix, Ariz.
BibliographyRalph Nader Congress Project.
Citizens Look at Congress: John H. Kyl, Republican Representative from
Iowa. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers, 1972.