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Albert M. Cole

Born: Oct 13, 1901

Death: Jun 5, 1994

Birthplace: Moberly

Nationality: United States

Albert M. Cole

Date of Birth : Oct 13, 1901
Date of Death : Jun 5, 1994
Birth Place : Moberly

Albert McDonald Cole was a U.S. Representative from Kansas. Born in Moberly, Missouri, Cole moved to Topeka, Kansas, in 1909. He attended the grade schools of Topeka, Kansas, Sabetha High School, and Washburn University, in Topeka. He earned his LL.B. at University of Chicago Law School in 1925. He was admitted to the bar in 1926 and commenced practice in Holton, Kansas. Cole served as county attorney of Jackson County 1927-1931. He served as member and president of the Holton School Board 1931-1943. He served as member of the Kansas Senate 1941-1945. Cole was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-ninth and to the three succeeding Congresses. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1952 to the Eighty-third Congress. He then served as administrator for the Housing and Home Finance Agency, Washington, D.C., from March 1953 to January 1959. He was vice president of Reynolds Aluminum Service Corp. from 1959 to 1961, and president, Reynolds Metals Development Corp. from 1961 to 1967, and director from 1967 to 1970. Afterwards, Cole practiced law in Washington, D.C., from 1967 to 1990.

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