(1903–63) US politician; full name Carey Estes Kefauver. He was a member of the US House of Representatives from Tennessee 1939–49, a member of the US Senate 1949–63, and a Democratic vice presidential candidate 1956. As a senator, he conducted hearings 1950–51 to investigate organized crime in interstate commerce.
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Syllabification: Ke·fau·ver, Estes
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