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Tennyson Guyer

Tennyson Guyer
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 4th district
In office
January 3, 1973–April 12, 1981
Preceded by William M. McCulloch
Succeeded by Mike Oxley
Member of the Ohio Senate
from the 2nd district
In office
January 3, 1967-December 31, 1972
Preceded by District created
Succeeded by Walter White
Personal details
Born (1912-11-29)November 29, 1912
Findlay, Ohio
Died April 12, 1981(1981-04-12) (aged 68)
Alexandria, Virginia
Political party Republican
Residence Findlay, Ohio
Alma mater Findlay College
Occupation Public Affairs director

Tennyson Guyer (November 29, 1912 – April 12, 1981) was a member of the United States House of Representatives. He was a Republican from Ohio.

Born in Findlay, Ohio, Guyer was educated in the public schools of Findlay, and performed at a young age with the Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus. He received a B.S. from Findlay College in 1934, and afterwards became an ordained minister. Guyer served as mayor of Celina, Ohio from 1940 to 1944, and later became a member of the state central committee from 1954 to 1966.

Guyer was the public affairs director for Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. in Findlay from 1950 to 1972, and was a member of the Ohio State Senate from 1959 to 1972. He was also a delegate to the Ohio State Republican conventions each year from 1950 to 1957, and was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1956.

He was elected as a Republican to the Ninety-third and to the four succeeding Congresses, serving Ohio's District 4 in the United States House of Representatives, and served from January 3, 1973 until his death from a heart attack on April 12, 1981 in Alexandria, Virginia.[1] While serving as Congressman in 1979, he led the Cocaine Task Force, committed to curbing the drug's use in the USA.[2] He was interred in Maple Grove Cemetery in his hometown of Findlay, Ohio and was survived by his wife Edith Mae (Reuter) Guyer, daughters Sharon Guyer and Rose Benedict, son-in-law Richard Benedict and granddaughter Jennifer Benedict.


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  1. ^ Congressman Guyer dies in sleep at home
  2. ^ Webb, Gary (1999).  
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