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us: Hunt, Lester C. (Lester Calloway), 1892-1954


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  • Fuller Name

    • Lester Calloway
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        18920708
    • Death Date

        19540619
    • Birth Place

        Isabel, Ill.
    • Death Place

        Washington, D.C.
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Army. Dental Corps
        • Affiliation Start: 1917
        • Affiliation End: 1919
    • Organization

        (naf) United States. Army. Dental Corps
    • Affiliation Start

        1917
    • Affiliation End

        1919
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Wyoming State Board of Dental Examiners
        • Affiliation Start: 1924
        • Affiliation End: 1928
    • Organization

        (naf) Wyoming State Board of Dental Examiners
    • Affiliation Start

        1924
    • Affiliation End

        1928
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Wyoming. Legislature. House of Representatives
        • Affiliation Start: 1933
        • Affiliation End: 1934
    • Organization

        (naf) Wyoming. Legislature. House of Representatives
    • Affiliation Start

        1933
    • Affiliation End

        1934
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Wyoming. Secretary of State
        • Affiliation Start: 1935
        • Affiliation End: 1943
    • Organization

        (naf) Wyoming. Secretary of State
    • Affiliation Start

        1935
    • Affiliation End

        1943
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Wyoming. Governor
        • Affiliation Start: 1943
        • Affiliation End: 1949
    • Organization

        (naf) Wyoming. Governor
    • Affiliation Start

        1943
    • Affiliation End

        1949
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
        • Affiliation Start: 19490103
        • Affiliation End: 19540619
    • Organization

        (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
    • Affiliation Start

        19490103
    • Affiliation End

        19540619
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
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  • Sources

    • found: Promotion and development of a small business, 1945: t.p. (Lester C. Hunt)
    • found: Wyoming blue book, 1974: v. 2, p. 127 (Lester Calloway Hunt, b. Isabel, Ill., July 8, 1892) v. 3, p. 4 (governor 1943-1949; d. Washington, D.C., June 20, 1954)
    • found: Biorgraphical Directory of the United States Congress, via WWW, September 10, 2013 (Hunt, Lester Calloway (1892-1954); a Senator from Wyoming; born in Isabel, Edgar County, Ill., July 8, 1892; attended the public schools and Wesleyan University, Bloomington, Ill., 1912-1913; graduated from the St. Louis University College of Dentistry in 1917; moved to Wyoming in 1917 and commenced the practice of dentistry in Lander; during the First World War served in the United States Army Dental Corps, 1917-1919, rising to major; after postgraduate study at Northwestern University in 1920 resumed the practice of dentistry in Lander, Wyo.; president of the Wyoming State Board of Dental Examiners, 1924-1928; member, State house of representatives, 1933-1934; secretary of State of Wyoming, 1935-1943; Governor of Wyoming, 1943-1949; chairman of the National Governors Conference 1948; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1948; served from January 3, 1949, until his death in Washington, D.C., June 19, 1954; had announced that he could not be a candidate for reelection; committed suicide in his Senate office; interment in Beth El Cemetery, Cheyenne, Wyo. )
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    • 1998-11-17: new
    • 2013-09-11: revised
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