Harold Lee VOLKMER, Congress, MO (1931-2011)
VOLKMER, Harold Lee, a Representative from Missouri; born in Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo., April 4, 1931; graduated from St. Peter’s Catholic schools in Jefferson City; attended Jefferson City Junior College and St. Louis (Mo.) University; LL.B., University of Missouri, School of Law, Columbia, 1955; admitted to the Missouri bar in 1955; served in the United States Army, 1955-1957; served as assistant attorney general of Missouri, 1955; in 1958, commenced private practice of law in Hannibal, Mo.; prosecuting attorney, Marion County, Mo., 1960-1966; served in Missouri house of representatives, 1967-1976; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fifth and to the nine succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1977-January 3, 1997); was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fifth Congress; died on April 15, 2011, in Hannibal, Mo.
Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present