John J. McIntyre
Democrat Douglas
US Representative 1941-1943
State Auditor 1944-1947
Wyoming Supreme Court 1961-1974

John J. McIntyre was born in Dewey County, Oklahoma, December 17, 1904; received his LL.B . degree from the University of Colorado in 1928; county and prosecuting attorney, Converse County, Wyoming, 1933-1936; a special attorney in the Department of Justice, 1936-1938; associate attorney in the Solicitor's office, Department of Agriculture, 1938; captain of the One Hundred and Fifteenth Cavalry (H-Mecz), Wyoming National Guard; elected to the House of Representatives of the Seventy-seventh Congress, serving from January 3, 1941, until January 4, 1943; unsuccessful candidate for reelection to Congress in the 1942 general election; appointed assistant attorney general for Wyoming January 1943; resigned to enter the armed forces January 31, 1944; went overseas to the European Area November 20, 1944 as a staff sergeant; discharged from the Army August 22. 1945: appointed State Auditor, taking office September 16, 1945. In 1950, he ran an unsuccessful campaign for governor of Wyoming. McIntyre was elected to the Supreme Court in November 1960. He died in office on November 30, 1974.

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