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Gov. Frederick D. Gardner (1869 - 1933)

Frederick "Fred" Dozier Gardner (November 6, 1869 – December 18, 1933), an American businessman and coffin and hearse manufacturer from St. Louis, Missouri, served as the 34th Governor of Mi...

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Mel Carnahan, 51st Governor of Missouri MP (1934 - 2000)

Melvin Eugene "Mel" Carnahan (February 11, 1934 – October 16, 2000) was an American politician. A Democrat, he served as the 51st Governor of Missouri (1993-2000) and was elected posthumously ...

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Joseph W. "Holy Joe" Folk, Governor (1869 - 1923)

Joseph "Holy Joe" Wingate Folk (October 29, 1869 – May 29, 1923) was an American lawyer, reformer, and politician from St. Louis, Missouri. Raised in a strict Baptist household in Brownsvi...

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Lloyd C. Stark, Governor (1886 - 1972)

Lloyd Crow Stark (November 23, 1886 – September 17, 1972) was the 39th Governor of the U.S. state of Missouri. He was a Democrat. Stark was born in Louisiana, Missouri. Stark is a 1908 gradu...

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Gov. Alexander NcNair (1775 - 1826)

1st Governor of Missouri In office September 18, 1820 – November 15, 1824 Preceded by William Clark as Territorial Governor Succeeded by Frederick Bates Personal details Born May 5, 1775 ...

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Matt Blunt, Governor MP

Matthew Roy Blunt (born November 20, 1970) served as the 54th Governor of Missouri from 2005 to 2009. Before his election as governor, Blunt served ten years in the United States Navy, was elected to...

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Forrest C. Donnell, Governor, U.S. Senator (1884 - 1980)

Forrest C. Donnell (August 20, 1884 – March 3, 1980) was a United States Senator and the 40th Governor of Missouri. He was a Republican. Early life Donnell was born in Quitman, Missour...

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William J. Stone, Governor, U.S. Senator (1848 - 1918)

William Joel Stone (May 7, 1848 – April 14, 1918) was a Democratic politician from Missouri who represented his state in the United States House of Representatives from 1885 to 1891, and in th...

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Maj. General John S. Marmaduke (CSA), Governor (1833 - 1887)

John Sappington Marmaduke (March 14, 1833 – December 28, 1887) was a career military man and a West Point graduate. He is known for his service as a Confederate Major general during the Americ...

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Gov. Silas Woodson (c.1819 - 1896)

Silas Woodson (May 18, 1819 – October 9, 1896) was the 21st Governor of Missouri, United States, between January 8, 1873 and January 12, 1875. He was notable for being the first Democrat elected...

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Hamilton R.Gamble, Chief Justice of the Missouri Supreme Court (1798 - 1864)

Hamilton Rowan Gamble (November 29, 1798– January 31, 1864) was the chief justice of the Missouri Supreme Court at the time of the Dred Scott Decision in 1852, when his colleagues voted to ove...

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Gov. Claiborne F. Jackson (1806 - 1862)

Claiborne Fox Jackson (April 4, 1806 – December 6, 1862) was Governor of Missouri in 1861, then governor-in-exile for the Confederacy during the American Civil War. A successful manufactur...

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Hancock Lee Jackson, Governor (1796 - 1876)

Hancock Lee Jackson (May 12, 1796 – March 19, 1876) was an American lawyer and politician. As Lieutenant Governor he became the 13th Governor of Missouri in 1857, taking office after previous ...

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Trusten Polk, Governor, U.S. Senator (1811 - 1876)

Trusten Polk (May 29, 1811 – April 16, 1876) served as both the 12th Governor of Missouri in 1857 and U.S. Senator from 1857 to 1862. Biography Polk was born in Bridgeville, Delaware. ...

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Gen. Sterling Price (CSA) ("Old Pap"), Gov. (1809 - 1867)

Sterling Price (September 20, 1809 – September 29, 1867) was a lawyer, planter, and politician from the U.S. state of Missouri, who served as the 11th Governor of the state from 1853 to 1857. ...

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Meredith Miles Marmaduke, 8th Governor of Missouri (1791 - 1864)

Meredith Miles Marmaduke (August 28, 1791 – March 26, 1864) was a Democratic politician from the state of Missouri. He briefly served as Missouri's eighth Governor in 1844 following the suicid...

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Thomas Reynolds MP (1796 - 1844)

Thomas Reynolds (1796 – 1844) was the seventh Governor of Missouri from 1840 to 1844. Thomas Reynolds was born 12 March 1796 in Bracken County, Kentucky. He died 09 February 1844 at the Execut...

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Gov. Lilburn Boggs of Missouri MP (1796 - 1860)

Lilburn Williams Boggs (December 14, 1796 – March 14, 1860) was the sixth Governor of Missouri from 1836 to 1840. He is now most widely remembered for his interactions with Joseph Smith and Po...

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Gov. Daniel Dunklin (1790 - 1844)

Daniel Dunklin (January 14, 1790 – August 25, 1844) was the fifth Governor of Missouri, serving from 1832 to 1836. He also served as the state's third Lieutenant Governor. Dunklin is considere...

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Thomas T. Crittenden, 24th Gov. of Missouri (1832 - 1909)

Thomas Theodore Crittenden (January 1, 1832 – May 29, 1909) was a United States colonel during the American Civil War, and the 24th Governor of Missouri from 1881 to 1885. Early life and e...

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Col. John S. Phelps (USA), 23rd Gov. of Missouri (1814 - 1886)

John Smith Phelps (December 22, 1814 – November 20, 1886) was a politician, soldier during the American Civil War, and the 23rd Governor of Missouri. Early life and career John Smith P...

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Joseph W. McClurg, 19th Governor of Missouri (1818 - 1900)

Joseph Washington McClurg (February 22, 1818 – December 2, 1900) was the 19th Governor of Missouri in the decade following the American Civil War. His stepfather was William Murphy. Biogra...

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Brevet Brig. General Thomas Clement Fletcher (USA), 18th Governor of Missouri (1827 - 1899)

Thomas Clement Fletcher (January 21, 1827 – March 25, 1899) was the 18th Governor of Missouri during the latter stages of the American Civil War and the early part of Reconstruction. He was th...

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Willard Preble Hall, 17th Gov. of Missouri (1820 - 1882)

William Willard Preble Hall (May 9, 1820 – November 2, 1882) was an American lawyer and politician. He served as the 17th Governor of Missouri from 1864 to 1865 during last years of the Americ...

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Robert M. Stewart, 14th Governor of Missouri (1815 - 1871)

Robert Marcellus Stewart (March 12, 1815 - September 21, 1871) was the 14th Governor of Missouri from 1857 to 1861, during the critical years just prior to the American Civil War. Early years ...

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Austin Augustus King, 10th Governor of Missouri (1802 - 1870)

Austin Augustus King (September 21, 1802 – April 22, 1870), also known as Austin A. King and Austin King, was the tenth Governor of Missouri and United States Congressman. King was born in...

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John C. Edwards, 9th Gov. of Missouri (1804 - 1888)

John Cummins Edwards (June 24, 1804 – October 14, 1888) was a Democratic politician from the state of Missouri. He served as a member of the 27th United States Congress as well as Missouri's n...

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Colonel Benjamin Gratz Brown (USA), Governor, U.S. Senator (1826 - 1885)

Benjamin Gratz Brown (May 28, 1826 – December 13, 1885) was an American politician. He was a Senator, the 20th Governor of Missouri, and the Liberal Republican and Democratic Party Vice presid...

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Frederick Bates, 2nd Governor of Missouri (1777 - 1845)

Frederick Bates (June 23, 1777 – August 4, 1825), older brother of Edward Bates and James Woodson Bates, was an American attorney and politician. He was elected in 1824 as the second governor ...

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