Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
KUYKENDALL, Dan Heflin (1924-2008)

KUYKENDALL, DAN HEFLIN, a Representative from Tennessee; born in Cherokee, San Saba County, Tex., July 9, 1924; attended public schools at Cherokee, Tex.; B.S., Texas A.&M. University, 1947; served as lieutenant, pilot in the United States Army Air Corps, 1942-1945; joined Procter & Gamble Co., in 1947 and worked in Corpus Christi and Houston, Tex., and Memphis, Tenn.; co-chairman, Shelby County Republican Party, 1963-1964; member of the board of directors of the charter group drafting new charter for city of Memphis in 1965-1966; Republican nominee for the United States Senate from Tenneessee in 1964; elected as a Republican to the Ninetieth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1967-January 3, 1975); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1974 to the Ninety-fourth Congress; died on June, 12, 2008, in Memphis, Tenn.

University of Memphis Library
Mississippi Valley Collection
Memphis, TN
Papers: 1962-1974, 32 volumes.
Collection contains letters of congratulation, speeches, press releases, schedules, memorabilia, and scrapbooks. Unpublished finding aid in repository.


University of Memphis Library
Oral History Research Office
Memphis, TN
Oral History: 1976, amount unknown.
An oral history interview with Dan Kuykendall concerning the Winfield Dunn Administration conducted on May 17, 1976.


University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication
Norman, OK
Film Reel: 1964, 1 commercial on 1 film reel.
The commercial was used during Dan Kuykendall's campaign for the 1964 U.S. senatorial election in Tennessee, Republican Party.

  • Ralph Nader Congress Project. Citizens Look at Congress: Dan Kuykendall, Republican Representative from Tennessee. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers, 1972.