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congressman , manufacturing executive

John Yetter McCollister, American former congressman, manufacturing executive.

Background

McCollister, John Yetter was born on June 10, 1921 in Iowa City. Son of John M. and Ruth (Yetter) McCollister.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Commerce, University Iowa, 1943.

Career

Sales representative International Business Machines Corporation, Moline, Illinois, 1946-1950, Waterloo, Iowa, 1950-1951, special representative Chicago, 1951-1953. Sales manager United Petroleum Corporation, Omaha, 1953-1961. President McCollister & Company, 1961-1970, chairman board Council Bluffs, Iowa, since 1977.

Member 92d-94th Congresses from 2d Nebraska district, Washington, 1971-1977.

Membership

President Mid-American Council Boy Scout American, Omaha, 1963-1966, chairman Region 8, 1968-1970. Chairman 2d Congressional District Republican, Omaha, 1960-1964. Commissioner Douglas County, Nebraska, 1965-1971.

Delegate Republican National Convention, 1968. President Nebraska Society in Washington, 1974. Senior president Nebraska Republican Founders Day, 1968.

Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946, PTO. Member Kiwanis (president Omaha chapter 1961).

Connections

Married Nanette Stokes, August 22, 1943. Children: John Stokes, Stephen J., Bruce C.

father:
John M. McCollister

mother:
Ruth (Yetter) McCollister

spouse:
Nanette Stokes

child:
John Stokes McCollister

child:
Stephen J. McCollister

child:
Bruce C. McCollister