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