WYATT, Wendell, (1917 - 2009)


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.


Bibliography

Ralph Nader Congress Project. Citizens Look at Congress: Wendell Wyatt, Republican Representative from Oregon. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers, 1972.