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Lester Callaway Hunt
Birth: Jul. 8, 1892
Isabel
Edgar County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jun. 19, 1954
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Politician. He served in the U.S. Army during World War I. He was a member of Wyoming state house of representatives in 1933-34. He was secretary of state of Wyoming in 1935-43. A delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wyoming in 1940, 1944, 1948. He was Governor of Wyoming in 1943-49. A U.S. Senator from Wyoming in 1949-54. Despairing over his poor health and threats to expose his son's arrest for homosexual solicitation, he shot himself in the head with a rifle, and died soon after.  (bio by: Imagine) 
 
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 Parents:
  William Hunt (1867 - 1938)
  Ola Callaway Hunt (1871 - 1910)
 
 Spouse:
  Emily Nathelle Higby Hunt (1895 - 1990)
 
Burial:
Beth El Cemetery
Cheyenne
Laramie County
Wyoming, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 41.14798, -104.8142
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Imagine
Record added: May 25, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8824907
Lester Callaway Hunt
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Lester Callaway Hunt
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