HILLELSON, Jeffrey Paul, a Representative from Missouri; born in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, March 9, 1919; attended the public schools; graduated from the University of Missouri, Kansas City, 1947; United States Army, 1942-1946, retaining his commission in the Reserve; business owner, 1947-1952; chair, Republican City Central Committee of Independence, Missouri, 1949; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-third Congress (January 3, 1953-January 3, 1955); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Eighty-fourth Congress in 1954; executive assistant to the Postmaster General, Washington, D.C., from January 3, 1955, until his resignation September 22, 1955; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1956 to the Eighty-fifth Congress; delegate to Republican State conventions, 1948, 1952, and 1956; delegate to the Republican National Convention, 1956; appointed acting postmaster of Kansas City, Mo., 1957-1961; elected member of Kansas City, Mo., city council from April 1963 until June 1969; regional administrator, General Services Administration, 1969-1974; served on the Johnson County, Kansas, commission, 1981-1982; died on May 28, 2003, in Shawnee Mission, Kans.; internment in Arlington National Cemetery.
HILLELSON, JEFFREY PAUL
- MAJ US ARMY
- DATE OF BIRTH: 03/09/1919
- DATE OF DEATH: 05/28/2003
- BURIED AT: SECTION 3-FF ROW 27 SITE 1
- ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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