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Jan Meyers
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Chairperson of the House Small Business Committee
In office
January 3, 1995 – January 3, 1997
Speaker Newt Gingrich
Preceded by John LaFalce
Succeeded by Jim Talent
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kansas's 3rd district
In office
January 3, 1985 – January 3, 1997
Preceded by Larry Winn
Succeeded by Vince Snowbarger
Member of the Kansas Senate
In office
1972–1984
Personal details
Born
Janice Lenore Crilly

(1928-07-20)July 20, 1928
Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.
Died June 21, 2019(2019-06-21) (aged 90)
Merriam, Kansas, U.S.
Political party Republican
Alma mater William Woods University
University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Janice Lenore "Jan" Meyers (née Crilly; July 20, 1928 – June 21, 2019) was an American politician. She was born in Lincoln, Nebraska. She was a former member of the United States House of Representatives from Kansas serving from 1985 to 1997.

Career

From 1972 until 1984, she was a member of the Kansas Senate. In 1978, she ran for the United States Senate, but was defeated in a multi-candidate Republican primary which was won by Nancy Kassebaum.

Personal life

Meyers died on June 21, 2019 in Merriam, Kansas from problems caused by heart disease at the age of 90.

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