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Jan Meyers
Jan Meyers (R–KS).jpg
Chairperson of the House Small Business Committee
In office
January 3, 1995 – January 3, 1997
SpeakerNewt Gingrich
Preceded byJohn LaFalce
Succeeded byJim Talent
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kansas's 3rd district
In office
January 3, 1985 – January 3, 1997
Preceded byLarry Winn
Succeeded byVince Snowbarger
Member of the Kansas Senate
In office
Personal details
Janice Lenore Crilly

July 20, 1928(1928-07-20)
Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.
DiedJune 21, 2019(2019-06-21) (aged 90)
Merriam, Kansas, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Alma materWilliam 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.[1]


From 1972 until 1984, she was a member of the Kansas Senate.[2] 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.[3]