Paul Ranous Greever
Paul R. Greever
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Wyoming's At-large district
January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1939
|Preceded by||Vincent M. Carter|
|Succeeded by||Frank O. Horton|
|Born||September 28, 1891|
|Died||February 16, 1943 (aged 51)|
Born in Lansing, Kansas, he attended public and high schools, and was graduated from the law department of the University of Kansas in Lawrence in 1917. He served as a First Lieutenant in the Three Hundred and Fourteenth Trench Mortar Battery, 89th Division, from April 1917 to March 1919. He was admitted to the bar in 1917 and commenced practice in Pine Bluffs and in Cody, Wyoming in 1921. He served as mayor of Cody from 1930 to 1932, and was a trustee of the University of Wyoming from 1933 to 1934; he also engaged in banking.
Greever was elected as a member of the Democratic party to the Seventy-fourth and Seventy-fifth Congresses, serving from January 3, 1935 to January 3, 1939; he was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1938 to the Seventy-sixth Congress. He resumed the practice of law, and in 1943 accidentally shot himself while cleaning a shotgun. He died in Cody; interment was in Riverside Cemetery.
- United States Congress. "Paul Ranous Greever (id: G000440)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved on 2009-02-24