Paul Ranous Greever

Paul Ranous Greever (September 28, 1891 – February 16, 1943) was a United States Representative from Wyoming.

Paul R. Greever
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wyoming's At-large district
In office
January 3, 1935  January 3, 1939
Preceded byVincent M. Carter
Succeeded byFrank O. Horton
Personal details
Born(1891-09-28)September 28, 1891
Lansing, Kansas
DiedFebruary 16, 1943(1943-02-16) (aged 51)
Cody, Wyoming
Political partyDemocratic

Born in Lansing, Kansas, he attended public and high schools, and was graduated from the law department of the University of Kansas in Lawrence in 1917. He served as a First Lieutenant in the Three Hundred and Fourteenth Trench Mortar Battery, 89th Division, from April 1917 to March 1919. He was admitted to the bar in 1917 and commenced practice in Pine Bluffs and in Cody, Wyoming in 1921. He served as mayor of Cody from 1930 to 1932, and was a trustee of the University of Wyoming from 1933 to 1934; he also engaged in banking.

Greever was elected as a member of the Democratic party to the Seventy-fourth and Seventy-fifth Congresses, serving from January 3, 1935 to January 3, 1939; he was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1938 to the Seventy-sixth Congress. He resumed the practice of law, and in 1943 accidentally shot himself while cleaning a shotgun. He died in Cody; interment was in Riverside Cemetery.

See also


  • United States Congress. "Paul Ranous Greever (id: G000440)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved on 2009-02-24
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Vincent M. Carter
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wyoming's at-large congressional district

January 3, 1935  January 3, 1939
Succeeded by
Frank O. Horton
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