Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
WHEAT, Alan Dupree (1951-)

WHEAT, ALAN DUPREE, a Representative from Missouri; born in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., October 16, 1951; attended elementary schools in Wichita, Kans., and in Seville, Spain; graduated from Airline High School, Bossier City, La., 1968; B.A., Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa, 1972; economist; legislative aide to county executive, Jackson County, Mo.; elected, Missouri general assembly, 1977-1982; delegate, Missouri State Democratic convention, 1978; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-eighth and to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1983-January 3, 1995); was not a candidate for reelection in 1994, but was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate.

University of Missouri - Kansas City
Western Historical Manuscript Collection - Kansas City
Kansas City, MO
Papers: ca. 1982-1994, 257 cubic feet.
The papers of Alan Dupree Wheat consist of congressional files, including press releases, newsletters, correspondence, Member's Individual Voting Records, office files, calendars, speeches, photographs, and videotapes.


University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication
Norman, OK
Videoreels and Videocassettes: 1994, 9 commercials on 3 videoreels and 8 commercials on 7 videocassettes.
The commercials were used during Alan Dupree Wheat's campaign for the 1994 U.S. senatorial election in Missouri, Democratic Party.

  • "Alan Dupree Wheat" in Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U.S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2008.