Colonel William A. Phillips

Myron Virgil George (January 6, 1900 – April 11, 1972) was a U.S. Representative from Kansas.

Born in Erie, Kansas, George attended the grade schools and graduated from Labette County High School at Altamont, Kansas. Enlisted in April 1917 and served in the United States Army with rank of corporal until discharged in May 1919. Learned the printing trade on the Altamont Journal, published by his father. He was owner and publisher of the Edna Sun from 1924-1941. Officer with Kansas State Highway Commission from 1939 to 1950.

George was elected as a Republican to the Eighty-first Congress, November 7, 1950, in a special election to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Herbert A. Meyer and at the same time was elected to the Eighty-second Congress. He was reelected to the three succeeding Congresses, and served from November 7, 1950, to January 3, 1959. George voted in favor of the Civil Rights Act of 1957.[1] He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1958 to the Eighty-sixth Congress. He engaged in public relations in the transportation and construction fields. Resided in Parsons, Kansas, until his death there April 11, 1972. He was interred in Memorial Lawn Cemetery.


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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Herbert Alton Meyer
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kansas's 3rd congressional district

November 7, 1950 – January 3, 1959
Succeeded by
Denver David Hargis