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Memorial tributes in the House of Representatives—Continued

Page Schwengel, Fred, of Iowa----

272 Editorial from Davenport, Iowa, Times-Democrat, Sept. 9, 1969

272 Shriver, Garner E., of Kansas..

232 Springer, William L., of Illinois..

275, 277 Article by Ed Alley, Arlington, Va., News, Sept. 18, 1969--- 275

Editorial from Paris, Ill., Beacon-News-
Steiger, William A., of Wisconsin_.

245 Van Deerlin, Lionel, of California_

219 Whalley, J. Irving, of Pennsylvania

226 Whitehurst, G. William, of Virginia

273 Whitten, Jamie L., of Mississippi.-

227 Wylie, Chalmers P., of Ohio---

237 Wyman, Louis C., of New Hampshire-

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Biography

EVERETT MCKINLEY DIRKSEN was born in Pekin, Tazewell County, Ill., January 4, 1896; attended grade and high schools and the University of Minnesota College of Law at Minneapolis; during the First World War served overseas as a private and later as a second lieutenant of Field Artillery from January 5, 1918, to October 2, 1919; general manager of a dredging company 1922–1925; commissioner of finance of Pekin, Ill., 1927–1931; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1936 and commenced practice in Pekin, Ill. ; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-third and to the seven succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1933-January 3, 1949); was not a candidate for renomination in 1948; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1950, 1956, 1962, and again in 1968, and served from January 3, 1951, until his death in Washington, D.C., September 7, 1969; interment in Glendale Memorial Gardens, Pekin, Ill.

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