Tennyson Guyer

Tennyson Guyer ( born November 29, 1912 in Findlay, Ohio, † April 12, 1981 in Alexandria, Virginia ) was an American politician. Between 1973 and 1981 he represented the state of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Tennyson Guyer attended the public schools of his home. In his youth he appeared in Circus Hagenbeck - Wallace. In 1934 he graduated from Findlay College. At that time he was also ordained as a priest. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Republican Party launched a political career. Between 1940 and 1944 he was mayor of the city of Celina. From 1954 to 1966 he sat in the State Central Committee of his party; 1959-1972 he was a member of the Senate of Ohio. His main job was 1950-1972 Director of Public Relations at the resident company in Findlay Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. From 1950 to 1957 he was a delegate to the regional party days of the Republicans in Ohio. In August 1956, he also took part in the Republican National Convention in San Francisco, was nominated to the President Dwight D. Eisenhower for reelection.

In the congressional elections of 1972 Guyer was in the fourth electoral district of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of William Moore McCulloch on January 3, 1973. After four elections he was able to exercise this office until his death from a heart attack on April 12, 1981 in Alexandria. In this time, among other things, the Watergate affair fell. He was buried in his hometown of Findlay.