GEORGE C. JUNKIN.
George C. Junkin, Representative from the Sixty-sixth District, composed of Gosper and Frontier counties, is one of the Republican members and is now serving his first term in the House. He is a native of Iowa, and was born at Salina, June 9, 1858. He received his education in the public schools of his native state. In 1887 he came to Nebraska from Montana, where he had lived for five years, and engaged in ranching, cattle-breeding and feeding in Gosper County. Mr. Junkin served as chairman of the Committee on Live Stock and Grazing Interests during the 28th Session. He was married in 1885 to Miss Emma Swinburne, of Delhi, Iowa, and has a family consisting of two sons and one daughter. His post-office address is Smithfield, Nebraska.
John Kaveny, Representative from the Twenty-eighth District, Butler county, was born in Will county, Illinois, in April, 1864. In 1870, when he was only six years of age, his parents removed to Nebraska and settled in Butler county. He received his education in the public schools of Platte township and at David City. Mr. Kaveny is a farmer and stock-grower. He has served as supervisor of Platte Township, and for ten years has been a member of the District School Board. He served in the 27th Session of the Nebraska Legislature, and was re-elected in 1902 on the Fusion ticket, receiving the support of both Populists and Democrats. He is one of the bachelor members of the House. His post-office address is Linwood, Nebraska.
JAMES A. C. KENNEDY.
James A. C. Kennedy, Democratic Representative from the Tenth District, Douglas county, was born in Omaha, Nebraska, twenty-seven years ago. He received his early education in the Omaha public schools and Creighton University. When he was sixteen years of age he was obliged to enter the business world. He first found employment in the First National Bank of Omaha as mail boy. From this position he was steadily advanced to that of bookkeeper, remaining with the bank some six years. At the outbreak of the Spanish-American war he enlisted as a private in Company G, 2d Nebraska Volunteer Infantry. and was later commissioned First Lieutenant. During his service Lieutenant Kennedy served as judge advocate of his brigade and as company commander, ordnance officer and commanding officer of his regiment.
Upon being mustered out of the service Mr. Kennedy continued the study of the law, which he had pursued nights, prior to his enlistment. He received his degree of Bachelor of Laws at the University of Nebraska, and at once entered the law offices of Montgomery & Hall, in Omaha. He later became associated with T. J. Mahoney, of Omaha, with whom he has since remained. For so young a practitioner Mr. Kennedy has built up a strong and remunerative practice. His career has been characterized throughout by hard work and strict attention to the task in hand. Mr. Kennedy is at present the secretary of the Omaha Bar Association and a director of the Omaha Field club. He is a single man and lives with his mother.
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