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Jesse Randolph "John" Kellems


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-1938 Republican AD-60 17340 Win
11-05-1940 Republican AD-60 40103 Win
11-03-1942 Republican AD-60 26949 Win
11-07-1944 Republican CD-16 89700 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: September 16, 1892 in Junction City, Oregon
Married: Inez Marie Toledano (in 1929), Vera B. Edward
Child: Elyse Maria Kellems
Died: January 8, 1980 in Vancouver, Washington

1941-1943: Member, Joint Fact Finding Committee on Un-American Activities (California State Legislature)

  • ON A MISSION FROM GOD: According to the The Encyclopedia of the Stone-Campbell Movement; "For twenty-five years as an evangelist, Kellems conducted some 300 campaigns... preached more than 14,000 sermons to approximately 5,375,000 people..."

Source: The Encyclopedia of the Stone-Campbell Movement by Douglas A. Foster, Paul M. Blowers, Anthony L. Dunnavant, and D. Newell Williams (2004; Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.)