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Harold Lee Volkmer
Birth: Apr. 4, 1931
Jefferson City
Cole County
Missouri, USA
Death: Apr. 16, 2011
Hannibal
Marion County
Missouri, USA

US Congressman. A member of the Democratic Party, he served Missouri's 9th District from 1977 to 1997. He graduated from Jefferson City Junior College, St. Louis University, and the University of Missouri School of Law before serving in the US Army from 1955 to 1957. From 1960 to 1966, he served as Marion County, Missouri, prosecuting attorney, an elected position. He was elected to the Missouri House of Representatives in 1966; he was re-elected four times. During his time as a US Congressman, he served on the Judiciary Committee and the Agriculture Committee, chaired the Agriculture Subcommittee on Small Farms and Forests, served on the Science and Technology Committee, chaired the Space Subcommittee, chaired the subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight, and was primary sponsor of the 1986 Firearm Owners Protection Act. After leaving Congress, the Secretary of the Department of Agriculture appointed him to be chairman of the National Commission on Small Farms, from 1997 to 1999. In 1997, he was elected to the National Rifle Association Board of Directors and served for 12 years. He died following several bouts of pneumonia. (bio by: AMB) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Paul Joseph Volkmer (1898 - 1963)
  Frances Victoria Schwering Volkmer (1900 - 1968)
 
 Spouse:
  Shirley Ruth Braskett Volkmer (1935 - 1995)*
 
 Siblings:
  Harold Lee Volkmer (1931 - 2011)
  Robert L. Volkmer (1932 - 2009)*
  Sue Ann Volkmer Heisinger (1934 - 2004)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Holy Family Cemetery
Hannibal
Marion County
Missouri, USA
 
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Originally Created by: AMB
Record added: Apr 17, 2011
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Harold Lee Volkmer
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Harold Lee Volkmer
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Harold Lee Volkmer
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Remembering the Chairman
- AMB
 Added: Jul. 29, 2014
GOD Bless you and all which do and/or the ones which come here to view too !!!
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Jun. 21, 2014

- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Apr. 4, 2014
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