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Ulysses Samuel Guyer (December 13, 1868 – June 5, 1943) was a U.S. Representative from Kansas.

Ulysses Samuel Guyer
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kansas's 2nd district
In office
March 4, 1927 – June 5, 1943
Preceded byChauncey B. Little
Succeeded byErrett P. Scrivner
In office
November 4, 1924 – March 3, 1925
Preceded byEdward C. Little
Succeeded byChauncey B. Little
Personal details
Born(1868-12-13)December 13, 1868
Paw Paw, Illinois
DiedJune 5, 1943(1943-06-05) (aged 74)
Bethesda, Maryland
Political partyRepublican

Born near Paw Paw, Illinois, Guyer attended the public schools, Lane University at Lecompton, Kansas, and the University of Kansas School of Law at Lawrence, Kansas. He was admitted to the bar in 1902 and commenced practice in Kansas City, Kansas. He served as judge of the first division city court of Kansas City from 1907-09. He served as mayor of Kansas City, Kansas from 1909 to 1910.

Guyer was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-eighth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Edward C. Little and served from November 4, 1924, to March 3, 1925. He was not a candidate for election for the full term in 1924. He resumed the practice of law in Kansas City.

He was re-elected to the Seventieth and to the eight succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1927, until his death. He was one of the managers appointed by the United States House of Representatives in 1933 to conduct the impeachment proceedings against Harold Louderback, judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. He died in Bethesda, Maryland on June 5, 1943.

See alsoEdit


  • United States Congress. "Ulysses Samuel Guyer (id: G000538)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • Ulysses Samuel Guyer at Find a Grave

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Edward C. Little
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kansas's 2nd congressional district

November 4, 1924 – March 3, 1925
Succeeded by
Chauncey B. Little
Preceded by
Chauncey B. Little
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kansas's 2nd congressional district

March 4, 1927 – June 5, 1943
Succeeded by
Errett P. Scrivner