McCOLLISTER, John Yetter, (1921 - 2013)


McCOLLISTER, John Yetter, a Representative from Nebraska; born in Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa, June 10, 1921; graduated from Washington High School, Sioux Falls, S.Dak, 1939.; B.S., University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 1943; lieutenant, United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946; president, McCollister &Co., Omaha, Nebr., 1960-1971, 1979-1986; Douglas County (Nebr.) Commissioner, two terms, 1965-1970; delegate, Nebraska State Republican conventions, 1960-1970; delegate, Republican National Convention, 1968; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-second, Ninety-third, and Ninety-fourth Congresses (January 3, 1971-January 3, 1977); was not a candidate for reelection in 1976, but was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate; died on November 1, 2013, in Omaha, Nebr.


Bibliography

Ralph Nader Congress Project. Citizens Look at Congress: John Y. McCollister, Republican Representative from Nebraska. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers, 1972.