Robert Gordan Cousins

Robert Gordan Cousins, gave a speech that everyone at the house of representetives loved. It was about a battleship sinking overseas. After he returned to his home town he was elected into congress as the youngest person ever at 26. He served congress for 23 years after he shockingly retired at 49 years old. He then returned to his home town in Iowa. On a cold January morning in 1933, his friends found him unconcious in his home. He was taken to the Univeristy hospital in Iowa City. He then died 2 weeks later. He was burried in his home town cemetery in Iowa.

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