John T. Buckbee
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John T. Buckbee
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Illinois's 12th district
March 4, 1927 – April 23, 1936
|Preceded by||Charles E. Fuller|
|Succeeded by||Noah M. Mason|
John Theodore Buckbee
August 1, 1871
near Rockford, Illinois, USA
|Died||April 23, 1936 (aged 64)|
Rockford, Illinois, USA
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Born on a farm near Rockford, Illinois, Buckbee attended the public schools of Rockford. He studied agriculture and horticulture in Austria, France, Holland, Denmark, Sweden, Belgium, Italy, and Great Britain. He served as president of H.W. Buckbee Seeds, which was established in 1871 by his brother, Hiram W. Buckbee, in Rockford, Illinois.
Buckbee was elected as a Republican to the Seventieth and to the four succeeding Congresses. He served from March 4, 1927, until his death in Rockford, Illinois, April 23, 1936. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1936. He was interred in Greenwood Cemetery in Rockford, Illinois.
- United States Congress. "John T. Buckbee (id: B001020)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
|U.S. House of Representatives|
Charles E. Fuller
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 12th congressional district
Noah M. Mason
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