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Buchanan County, Missouri

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  • Raymond B Bowen (1902 - 1983)
  • John Doyle (1855 - 1943)
    The Funeral of John Doyle, 84 years old, who died yesterday at his home, 901 Charles street, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph's Cathedral. The body will be placed temporarily in a vaul...
  • General Malin Craig (1875 - 1945)
    Craig (August 5, 1875–July 25, 1945) was a United States Army general.BiographyMalin Craig was born in St. Joseph, Missouri, on August 5, 1875; Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1898; ...
  • Eileen Emma Keene (1906 - 1980)
    Earlier marriage (1930) to Murray Navarre Schultz:
  • Ned Smith Jr. (1846 - 1914)
    Claim Agent - Rock Island Railroad

When originally formed in 1838, the county was named Roberts County, after settler Hiram Roberts. It was renamed in 1839 for James Buchanan, then a U.S. Senator and later President of the United States. The county was formed from land annexed to Missouri, as were five other counties.