REES, Rollin Raymond (1865-1935)

REES, ROLLIN RAYMOND, a Representative from Kansas; born in Camden, Preble County, Ohio, January 10, 1865; moved with his parents to Ottawa County, Kans., in 1867; attended the public schools; was graduated from the agricultural college at Manhattan, Kans., in 1885; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1887 and commenced practice in Minneapolis, Kans.; prosecuting attorney of Ottawa County 1895-1899; member of the State house of representatives 1899-1903; judge of the thirtieth judicial district 1903-1910; resigned to become a candidate for Congress; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-second Congress (March 4, 1911-March 3, 1913); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1912 to the Sixty-third Congress; resumed the practice of law in Minneapolis, Ottawa County, Kans.; moved to California and engaged in banking and ranching; died in Anaheim, Calif., on May 30, 1935; interment in Fairhaven Cemetery, Orange, Calif.