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George Henry Christopher (December 9, 1888 – January 23, 1959) was a Democratic Party representative from Missouri's 6th congressional district from January 3, 1949 to January 3, 1951 and from the Missouri's 4th congressional district from January 3, 1955 until his death from a heart attack on January 23, 1959.[1]

George H. Christopher
George H. Christopher (Missouri Congressman).jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Missouri's 4th district
In office
January 3, 1955 – January 23, 1959
Preceded byJeffrey Paul Hillelson
Succeeded byWilliam J. Randall
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Missouri's 6th district
In office
January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1951
Preceded byMarion Tinsley Bennett
Succeeded byOrland K. Armstrong
Personal details
Born(1888-12-09)December 9, 1888
near Butler, Missouri U.S.
DiedJanuary 23, 1959(1959-01-23) (aged 70)
Washington, D.C. U.S.
Political partyDemocratic

He was born on a farm in Bates County, Missouri near Butler, Missouri. He graduated from Hill's Business College, Sedalia, Missouri in 1907. He lived on a farm in Calhoun County, Illinois and Craig County, Oklahoma before returning to Missouri.

He is buried in Oak Hill Cemetery in Butler.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ House Eulogizes Rep. Christopher; Joplin News Herald; Joplin, Missouri; Page 1; January 27, 1959
  • United States Congress. "George H. Christopher (id: C000383)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • George H. Christopher at Find a Grave
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Marion Tinsley Bennett
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Missouri's 6th congressional district

1949–1951
Succeeded by
Orland K. Armstrong
Preceded by
Jeffrey Paul Hillelson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Missouri's 4th congressional district

1955–1959
Succeeded by
William J. Randall