Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Decker, Perl D.

Decker, Perl D., a Representative from Missouri; born on a farm near Coolville, Athens County, Ohio, September 10, 1875; moved with his parents to a farm near Hollis, Cloud County, Kans., in 1879; attended the public schools of Cloud County, and Park College, Parkville, Mo., from which he was graduated in 1897; was graduated in law from the University of Kansas at Lawrence in 1899; was admitted to the bar in 1900 and commenced practice at Joplin, Jasper County, Mo.; served as city attorney 1900-1902; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-third, Sixty-fourth, and Sixty-fifth Congresses (March 4, 1913-March 3, 1919); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1918 to the Sixty-sixth Congress; resumed the practice of law in Joplin, Mo.; delegate to the Democratic National Convention at Chicago in 1932; died in Kansas City, Mo., while on a visit for medical treatment, August 22, 1934; interment in Mount Hope Cemetery, Joplin, Mo.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Decker, Perl D.," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1070 Original Sources, accessed September 22, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CN3VF61HE3YTL8M.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Decker, Perl D." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1070, Original Sources. 22 Sep. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CN3VF61HE3YTL8M.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Decker, Perl D.' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1070. Original Sources, retrieved 22 September 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CN3VF61HE3YTL8M.