Jasper Napoleon TINCHER, Congress, KS (1878-1951)


TINCHER, Jasper Napoleon, a Representative from Kansas; born near Browning, Sullivan County, Mo., November 2, 1878; moved with his parents to Medicine Lodge, Barber County, Kans., in 1892; attended the common and high schools; taught school in Hardtner, Kans., from 1896 until February 1899; worked and studied in a law office and was admitted to the bar in May 1899; commenced the practice of law in Medicine Lodge, Kans.; also interested in farming and stock raising; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-sixth and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1919-March 3, 1927); was not a candidate for renomination in 1926; moved to Hutchinson, Kans., in 1926 and practiced law until his death there on November 6, 1951; interment in Memorial Park Cemetery.

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