BUCKBEE, John Theodore

BUCKBEE, John Theodore
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
About this object
1871–1936

Biography

BUCKBEE, John Theodore, a Representative from Illinois; born on a farm near Rockford, Winnebago County, Ill., August 1, 1871; attended the public schools of Rockford; studied agriculture and horticulture in Austria, France, Holland, Denmark, Sweden, Belgium, Italy, and Great Britain; established and engaged in a seed business in Rockford, Ill.; elected as a Republican to the Seventieth and to the four succeeding Congresses; served from March 4, 1927, until his death in Rockford, Ill., April 23, 1936; was not a candidate for renomination in 1936; interment in Greenwood Cemetery.

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Bibliography / Further Reading

United States. 75th Cong., 1st sess., 1937. House. Memorial services held in the House of Representatives of the United States, together with remarks presented in eulogy of John Theodore Buckbee, late a Representative from Illinois. Seventy-fifth Congress, first session. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1938.

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