WYATT, Wendell, a Representative from Oregon; born in Eugene, Lane County, Oreg.,
June 15, 1917; graduated from Jefferson High School, Portland, Oreg.,1935;
LL.B., University of Oregon, Eugene, Oreg.,1941; United States Marine Corps,
1942-1946; lawyer, private practice; chairman, Oregon State Republican Central
committee, 1955-1957; elected simultaneously as a Republican to the
Eighty-eighth and to the Eighty-ninth Congress by special election, to fill the
vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative Walter Norblad, and
reelected to the four succeeding Congresses (November 3, 1964-January 3, 1975);
was not a candidate for reelection to the Ninety-fourth Congress in 1974; died
on January 28, 2009, in Portland, Oreg.
BibliographyRalph Nader Congress Project.
Citizens Look at Congress: Wendell Wyatt, Republican Representative
from Oregon. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers,