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Samuel Roy McKelvie

Born: Apr 15, 1881

Death: Oct 6, 1956

Birthplace: Nebraska

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Samuel Roy McKelvie

Date of Birth : Apr 15, 1881
Date of Death : Oct 6, 1956
Birth Place : Nebraska

Samuel Roy McKelvie was an American politician from the U.S. state of Nebraska. McKelvie served as the 19th Governor of Nebraska, from 1919 to 1923. He was also the 13th Lieutenant Governor of Nebraska, from 1913 to 1915. McKelvie was born near Fairfield, Nebraska. He attended the University of Nebraska and graduated from Lincoln Business College in 1901. He married Martha DeArnold on June 19, 1904 and the couple had two children. As Martha McKelvie, his spouse was a noted silent movie columnist, and, starting three years after his death, the author of what became a total of twenty-four books, one of them, Presidents, Politicians and People I Have Known, a memoir.


  • Politician

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  • Samuel McKelvie
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