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William H. Avery

William H. AveryAKA William Henry Avery

Born: 11-Aug-1911
Birthplace: Wakefield, KS
Died: 4-Nov-2009
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Kansas, 1965-67

Father: Herman W. Avery
Mother: Hattie M. Coffman
Wife: Hazel Bowles (m. 16-Jun-1940, d. 17-Aug-2004, four children)

    High School: Wakefield High School, Wakefield, KS
    University: AB, University of Kansas (1934)

    Clinton Oil Company (1969-71)
    Garvey Enterprises (1967-68)
    Governor of Kansas (11-Jan-1965 to 9-Jan-1967)
    US Congressman, Kansas 2nd (1963-65)
    Kansas State Official School Board, Wakefield, KS (1958-64)
    US Congressman, Kansas 1st (1955-63)
    Kansas State House of Representatives (1951-55)
    Economic Club of Chicago
    Elizabeth Dole Committee
    Farm Bureau
    Lions Club
    Delta Upsilon Fraternity

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