Dewey Jackson Short was a Republican U.S. Representative
Dewey Jackson Short was a Republican U.S. Representative for a staunch opponent and 12 terms from Missouri's 7th congressional district. Short was born in Missouri in Galena, was a professor of ethics, political philosophy and psychology, an unsuccessful candidate, an unsuccessful candidate in Winfield at Southwestern College, married Helen Gladys Hughes of Washington, DC on 1937 04 20, resumed former professional pursuits. Short was defeated by the vote by Charles H. Brown. The 1940 Republican National Convention received 108 delegate votes for presidential nomination for the party's vice, served on Armed Services as chairman of the Committee.