Ben Hugh GUILL, Congress, TX (1909-1994)


GUILL, Ben Hugh, a Representative from Texas; born in Smyrna, Rutherford County, Tenn., September 8, 1909; graduated from West Texas State College, Canyon, Tex., 1933; teacher; business executive; United States Navy, 1942-1945; real estate agent; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-first Congress by special election to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative Eugene Worley, (May 6, 1950-January 3, 1951); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Eighty-second Congress in 1950; delegate to Republican National Convention, 1952; executive assistant to the United States Postmaster General, Washington, D.C., 1953-1955; member of the Federal Maritime Board, United States Department of Commerce, 1955-1959; professional advocate; died on January 15, 1994, in Pampa, Tex.; interment in Fairview Cemetery, Pampa, Tex.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present