Missouri Democrats

Missouri Democrats

  • Abel Corbin
    Abel Rathbone Corbin was an American newspaper editor, financier, and the husband of Virginia Grant, sister of President Ulysses S. Grant. In the 1830s, he edited the Missouri Argus of St. Louis, the official Democratic party organ of Missouri.
  • Abraham McClellan (Missouri politician)
    Abraham McClellan was a U.S. politician from Missouri.
  • Abram Comingo
    Abram Comingo was a Democratic Representative representing Missouri from March 4, 1871 – March 4, 1875.
  • Alan Wheat Alan Wheat
    Alan Dupree Wheat is an American politician from the state of Missouri.
  • Albert Galliton Harrison
    Albert Galliton Harrison was a three-term United States Representative from Missouri.
  • Albert P. Morehouse Albert P. Morehouse
    Albert Pickett Morehouse was the 26th Governor of Missouri from 1887 to 1889.
  • Albert Spradling, Jr.
    Albert M. Spradling Jr. was an American politician from Cape Girardeau, Missouri, who served in the Missouri Senate. He served as city attorney of Cape Girardeau from 1948 until 1952 when he was elected to the state senate.
  • Alexander Graves
    Alexander Graves was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • Alexander L. Harris
    Alexander L. Harris was a Democratic mayor of Kansas City, Missouri in 1866 and 1868.
  • Alexander Monroe Dockery Alexander Monroe Dockery
    Alexander Monroe Dockery was an American physician and politician from the state of Missouri. A Democrat, he was a multi-term member of the United States House of Representatives and the 30th Governor of Missouri.
  • Alfred Morrison Lay
    Alfred Morrison Lay was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • Alfred William Lamb
    Alfred William Lamb was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • Alfred William Morrison
    Alfred William Morrison was a U.S. politician from Missouri.
  • Allen McReynolds
    Allen McReynolds was an American politician from Carthage, Missouri, who served in the Missouri Senate. He served in the Missouri National Guard. McReynolds was educated in Missouri public schools and at the University of Missouri.
  • Amber Boykins
    Amber "Holly" Boykins is an American politician. She represented a portion of North St. Louis in the Missouri House of Representatives. She is a Democrat Boykins is a St. Louis native. She graduated from Cardinal Ritter College Preparatory High School in 1987 and from Columbia College in 1991.
  • Andrew King (representative)
    Andrew King was a member of the United States House of Representatives representing Missouri in the mid- to late 19th century. He was a member of the Democratic Party.
  • Annie White Baxter
    Annie White Baxter was a Missouri politician. At her election as county clerk of Jasper County, Missouri in 1890, she became the first elected female office-holder in the state, as well as the first female county clerk in the United States.
  • Antonio French
    Antonio French is a former city alderman in St. Louis, Missouri's 21st Ward.
  • Archie Clement
    Archie Clement, also known as "Little Arch", was a pro-Confederate guerrilla leader during the American Civil War, known for his brutality towards Union soldiers and pro-Union civilians in the state of Missouri.
  • Armstead M. Alexander
    Armstead Milton Alexander was a lawyer who served as a member of the United States House of Representatives from Missouri.
  • A. S. J. Carnahan A. S. J. Carnahan
    Albert Sidney Johnson Carnahan was a United States politician from Southeast Missouri. He began his career as a teacher and school administrator.
  • August Busch IV
    August Adolphus Busch IV is an American businessman and former CEO of Anheuser-Busch. He was the last of the family to control the company, which was purchased in a hostile takeover in 2008 by InBev.
  • Austin Augustus King Austin Augustus King
    Austin Augustus King, also known as Austin A. King and Austin King, was an American lawyer, politician, and military officer. A Democrat, he was the tenth Governor of Missouri and a one-term United States Congressman.
  • Aylett Hawes Buckner Aylett Hawes Buckner
    Aylett Hawes Buckner was a U.S. Representative from Missouri, nephew of Aylett Hawes and cousin of Richard Hawes and Albert Gallatin Hawes.
  • Bekki Cook
    Rebecca McDowell "Bekki" Cook is an American politician from Missouri, United States. She served as the 36th Missouri Secretary of State from December 1994 to January 2001.
  • Ben Harris (politician)
    Ben Harris is a Democratic member of the Missouri House of Representatives, serving since 2011.
  • Benjamin Franklin Stringfellow (1816-1891)
    Benjamin Franklin Stringfellow was a pro-slavery border ruffian in Kansas, when the slavery issue was put to a local vote in 1855 under the Popular Sovereignty provision.
  • Benjamin Gratz Brown Benjamin Gratz Brown
    Benjamin Gratz Brown was an American politician. He was a Senator, the 20th Governor of Missouri, and the Liberal Republican and Democratic Party vice presidential candidate in the presidential election of 1872.
  • Benjamin Joseph Franklin Benjamin Joseph Franklin
    Benjamin Joseph Franklin was a U.S. Representative from Missouri, and territorial governor of Arizona.
  • Bennett Champ Clark Bennett Champ Clark
    Joel Bennett Clark, better known as Bennett Champ Clark, was a Democratic United States Senator from Missouri from 1933 until 1945, and was later a United States federal judge.
  • Bess Truman Bess Truman
    Elizabeth Virginia "Bess" Truman was the wife of U.S. President Harry S. Truman and First Lady of the United States from 1945 to 1953.
  • Betty Cooper Hearnes
    Betty Sue Hearnes is a Democratic American politician from Missouri.
  • Bill Beeny
    Bill Beeny is a Baptist minister and self-declared segregationist who led organizations in St. Louis, Missouri, during the 1960s. More recently he has worked to popularize his theory that the American singer Elvis Presley is still living.
  • Bill Burlison Bill Burlison
    Bill D. Burlison, is an American politician who has held office in Missouri and Maryland.
  • Bill Clay Bill Clay
    William Lacy Clay Sr. is an American politician from Missouri. As Congressman from Missouri's First District, he represented portions of St. Louis in the U.S. House of Representatives for 32 years.
  • Bob Burns (Missouri politician)
    Bob Burns is an American politician and Democratic member of the Missouri House of Representatives representing District 93 since January 9, 2013.
  • Bob F. Griffin
    Bob F. Griffin served as Speaker of the Missouri House of Representatives from 1981 to 1995—longer than any other speaker in state history.
  • Bob Holden Bob Holden
    Robert Lee Holden Jr. is an American politician. A member of the Democratic Party he served as the 53rd Governor of Missouri from 2001 to 2005.
  • Bob McCulloch (prosecutor)
    Robert P. "Bob" McCulloch is the Prosecuting Attorney for St. Louis County, Missouri, a post he has held since 1991.
  • Bonnaye Mims
    Bonnaye Mims is an American politician. She is a member of the Missouri House of Representatives, having served since 2013. She is a member of the Democratic party.
  • Carter M. Buford
    Carter Martin Buford, was an educator, attorney, and Democratic politician in the American state of Missouri.
  • Champ Clark Champ Clark
    James Beauchamp "Champ" Clark was a prominent American politician in the Democratic Party from the 1890s until his death. He represented Missouri in the United States House of Representatives and served as Speaker of the House from 1911 to 1919.
  • Charles Arthur Anderson
    Charles Arthur Anderson was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • Charles F. Booher
    Charles Ferris Booher was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • Charles F. Cochran
    Charles Fremont Cochran was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • Charles Harrison Brown Charles Harrison Brown
    Charles Harrison Brown, known as Charlie Brown, was a two-term U.S. representative from Missouri's 7th congressional district from 1957–61, and is the most recent Democrat to serve from that district.
  • Charles Henry Hardin Charles Henry Hardin
    Charles Henry Hardin was a politician and governor from Missouri, and one of the eight founders of Beta Theta Pi fraternity.
  • Charles Henry Morgan
    Charles Henry Morgan was a United States Representative for Missouri, 1875–1879, 1883–1885, 1893–1895, and 1909–1911.
  • Charles H. Mansur Charles H. Mansur
    Charles Harley Mansur was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • Charles Wheeler (politician) Charles Wheeler (politician)
    Charles Bertan Wheeler, Jr. is a former Missouri state senator and a former mayor of Kansas City, Missouri from 1971 to 1979, in addition to having held other elected offices.
  • Charles Yeater
    Charles Emmett Yeater of Sedalia, Missouri was acting Governor-General of the Philippines from March 5, 1921 to October 14, 1921.
  • Charlie Dooley
    Charlie A. Dooley is an American politician. He served as the County Executive of St. Louis County, Missouri until January 1, 2015. Dooley was the first African American to hold this position. He is a Democrat.
  • Charlie Norr
    Charlie Norr is an American politician. He is a member of the Missouri House of Representatives, having served since 2013. He is a member of the Democratic party.
  • Chris Kelly (American politician)
    Chris Kelly is an American politician.
  • Chris Koster Chris Koster
    Chris Koster is an American lawyer and politician who served as the 41st Attorney General of Missouri from 2009 to 2017.
  • C. Jasper Bell C. Jasper Bell
    Charles Jasper Bell was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • Claiborne Fox Jackson Claiborne Fox Jackson
    Claiborne Fox Jackson, also known as C. F. Jackson, was an American politician who was the 15th Governor of Missouri from January 3, 1861, until his deposition on July 23, 1861.
  • Claire McCaskill Claire McCaskill
    Claire Conner McCaskill is an American politician of the Democratic Party serving as the senior United States Senator from Missouri, a seat she was first elected to in 2006. She is the second female U.S. Senator from Missouri after Jean Carnahan who served from her appointment in 2001 until 2002.
  • Clare Magee
    Clare Magee was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • Clarence Cannon Clarence Cannon
    Clarence Andrew Cannon was a Democratic Congressman from Missouri serving from 1923 until his death in Washington, D.C. in 1964. He was a notable parliamentarian and chaired the U.S. House Committee on Appropriations.
  • Clark Clifford Clark Clifford
    Clark McAdams Clifford was an American lawyer who served as an important political adviser to Democratic Presidents Harry S. Truman, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson and Jimmy Carter.
  • Clement C. Dickinson
    Clement Cabell Dickinson, also known as Clement C. Dickinson, was a Democratic Representative representing Missouri from February 1, 1910, to March 3, 1921, from March 4, 1923 – March 3, 1929 and from March 4, 1931 – January 3, 1935.
  • Clifton Daniel
    Elbert Clifton Daniel, Jr. was the managing editor of the New York Times from 1964 to 1969. Before assuming the top editorial job at the paper, he served as the paper's London and Moscow bureau chief.
  • Clinton Watson
    Clinton Watson was an American politician from Troy, Missouri, who served in the Missouri Senate. He was educated in Troy public schools. He succeeded John M. McKeon who died in office.
  • Clint Zweifel Clint Zweifel
    Clint Zweifel, is an American politician from Missouri who served as the State Treasurer of Missouri from 2009 to 2017. He succeeded Republican Sarah Steelman. He is a member of the Democratic Party.
  • Clyde Williams (Missouri politician)
    Clyde Williams was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • Cole Younger Cole Younger
    Thomas Coleman "Cole" Younger was an American Confederate guerrilla during the American Civil War and later an outlaw leader with the James–Younger Gang. He was the eldest brother of Jim, John and Bob Younger, who were also members of the gang.
  • Cora Faith Walker
    Cora Faith Walker is an American politician in the Missouri House of Representatives, elected in November 2016 to represent District 74 having run for the Democratic Party.
  • Cornelius C. White
    Cornelius Clark White was an American politician from Scott County, Missouri, who served as mayor of Sikeston and in the Missouri House of Representatives. He worked as a druggist in the Missouri cities of Bertrand, Belmont, Cardwell, New Madrid, and Sikeston.
  • Courtney Allen Curtis
    Courtney Allen Curtis is an American politician and founder of the non-profit North County Forever. He currently serves in the Missouri House of Representatives representing the 73rd District and serves as the Chair of the Special Standing Committee on Urban Issues.
  • Courtney W. Hamlin
    Courtney Walker Hamlin was a U.S. representative from Missouri and cousin of William Edward Barton.
  • Crystal Quade
    Crystal Quade is an American politician in Missouri who is an elected member of the Missouri House of Representatives, representing the 132nd Missouri state house district, which contains parts of Springfield, as a Democrat.
  • Daniel Dee Burnes
    Daniel Dee Burnes was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • Daniel Dunklin Daniel Dunklin
    Daniel Dunklin was the fifth Governor of Missouri, serving from 1832 to 1836. He also served as the state's third Lieutenant Governor. Dunklin is considered the "Father of Public Schools" in Missouri. Dunklin was also the father-in-law of Missouri Lieutenant Governor Franklin Cannon.
  • David A. De Armond
    David Albaugh De Armond was a Democratic Representative representing Missouri's 12th congressional district from March 4, 1891 until March 3, 1893, and then Missouri's 6th congressional district from March 4, 1893 until dying in office in 1909.
  • David Cone David Cone
    David Brian Cone is an American former Major League Baseball pitcher, and current color commentator for the New York Yankees on the YES Network.
  • David H. Armstrong David H. Armstrong
    David Hartley Armstrong was a United States Senator from Missouri. Born in Nova Scotia, British Canada, he attended Maine Wesleyan Seminary and taught school in New Bedford, Massachusetts from 1833 to 1837.
  • David Kerr (Missouri politician)
    David Kerr was appointed secretary of the Kansas Department of Commerce by Governor Kathleen Sebelius in April 2007. On October 29, 2009, Kerr resigned from his position as Kansas's Secretary of Commerce to serve as Missouri's Director of the Department of Economic Development.
  • David N. Crouch
    David N. Crouch of Leola, South Dakota was an Independent member of the South Dakota House of Representatives representing McPherson County from the 42nd House District. He served during the 19th Legislative Session, which ran from 1925-1926.
  • David Rea (politician)
    David Rea was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • David R. Francis David R. Francis
    David Rowland Francis was an American politician and diplomat. He served in various positions including Mayor of St. Louis, the 27th Governor of Missouri, and United States Secretary of the Interior. He was the U.S. Ambassador to Russia between 1916 and 1917, during the Russian Revolution of 1917.
  • David Rice Atchison David Rice Atchison
    David Rice Atchison was a mid-19th century Democratic United States Senator from Missouri. He served as President pro tempore of the United States Senate for six years.
  • Deb Lavender
    Deb Lavender is an American politician. She is a member of the Missouri House of Representatives, having served since 2015. She is a member of the Democratic Party.
  • Dennis Bonner
    Dennis Bonner was elected as a Democrat state legislator representing the 51st District in the Missouri House of Representatives from January 1995 through January 2003, serving a total of four two-year terms before withdrawing from political life after obtaining a law degree and then practicing...
  • Dennis Weaver Dennis Weaver
    William Dennis Weaver was an American actor best understood for his work in television and films. Weaver's two most notable roles were as Marshal Matt Dillon's trusty partner Chester Goode on the CBS western Gunsmoke and as Deputy Marshal Sam McCloud on the NBC police drama McCloud.
  • Derwood Williams
    Derwood E. Williams was an American politician from who served in the Missouri Senate and the Missouri House of Representatives. He served as prosecuting attorney of Lincoln County, Missouri, from 1919 until 1923.
  • Dick Gephardt Dick Gephardt
    Richard Andrew Gephardt is an American politician who served as a United States Representative from Missouri from 1977 to 2005. A member of the Democratic Party, he was House Majority Leader from 1989 to 1995 and Minority Leader from 1995 to 2003.
  • Donald J. Gralike
    Donald J. Gralike was an American politician who served in the Missouri Senate and the Missouri House of Representatives. He served in the U.S. Army with the 185th Engineer Combat Battery during the Korean War from January 1952 until January 1954.
  • Donald Manford
    Donald L. Manford was an American politician who served in the Missouri Senate and the Missouri House of Representatives. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1952 until 1956 during the period of the Korean War.
  • Don Calloway Don Calloway
    Donald Calloway, Jr. is an American attorney and politician from St. Louis, Missouri. He was a member of the Missouri House of Representatives for the 71st District in St. Louis County.
  • Dorsey W. Shackleford Dorsey W. Shackleford
    Dorsey William Shackleford was a United States Representative from Missouri.
  • Duff Green Duff Green
    Duff Green was an American teacher, military leader, Democratic Party politician, journalist, author, diplomat, industrialist, and businessman.
  • Ed Schieffer
    Ed Schieffer was a Democratic member of the Missouri House of Representatives. He represented the 11th District, encompassing all or parts of Lincoln county. Schieffer was first elected to the Missouri House in November, 2006, and reelected in 2008, 2010 and 2012.
  • Edward C. Kehr Edward C. Kehr
    Edward Charles Kehr was an American politician and lawyer from Missouri.
  • Edward Coke Crow Edward Coke Crow
    Edward Coke Crow was a United States Democratic Attorney General from the state of Missouri.
  • Edward Robb
    Edward Robb was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • Edward T. Noland
    Edward T. Noland was an American politician. He served as the State Treasurer of Missouri from 1889 to 1890.
  • Edward V. Long Edward V. Long
    Edward Vaughn Long was a United States Senator from Missouri and a member of the Democratic Party. He served in the United States Senate from 1960 until 1968. One of his most notable accomplishments as a US Senator is introducing and passing the Freedom of Information Act.
  • Ed Wildberger
    Ed Wildberger is a former Democratic member of the Missouri House of Representatives. He represented District 27 from 2003 to 2009, and even served as Minority Caucus Chairman.
  • Edwin P. Deal
    Edwin P. Deal was an American politician. He served as the State Treasurer of Missouri from 1913 to 1917.
  • Elijah Gates
    Elijah Gates was an American politician, and colonel in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.
  • Elijah Hise Norton
    Elijah Hise Norton was a US Congressman from Missouri during the United States Civil War.
  • Elliot Woolfolk Major Elliot Woolfolk Major
    Elliot Woolfolk Major was an American lawyer and Democratic politician from Pike County, Missouri.
  • Emanuel Cleaver Emanuel Cleaver
    Emanuel Cleaver II is a United Methodist pastor, American politician and a member of the U.S. House of Representatives. Cleaver currently represents MO's 5, where he's served since 2005.
  • Emily Newell Blair Emily Newell Blair
    Emily Newell Blair was an American writer, suffragist, feminist, national Democratic Party political leader, and a founder of the League of Women Voters.
  • Erastus Wells Erastus Wells
    Erastus Wells was a 19th-century politician and businessman from Missouri. Wells was born in Jefferson County, New York and was the only son of Otis Wells, a descendant of Hugh Welles, an early colonist of Wethersfield, Connecticut. Otis Wells was a farmer and died when Erastus was only fourteen.
  • Eric Greitens Eric Greitens
    Eric Robert Greitens is an American politician, author, and former Navy SEAL, who began serving as the 56th Governor of Missouri in January 2017. A Democrat until 2015, he switched to the Republican Party. He is the second youngest Governor in the United States, after New Hampshire's Chris Sununu.
  • Ernest E. Wood
    Ernest Edward Wood was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • Forrest Smith Forrest Smith
    Forrest Smith was the 42nd Governor of Missouri. He was a Democrat.
  • Francis Cockrell Francis Cockrell
    Francis Marion Cockrell was a Confederate military commander and American politician from the state of Missouri. He served as a United States Senator from Missouri for five terms. He was a prominent member of the famed South–Cockrell–Hargis family of Southern politicians.
  • Francis Preston Blair Jr.
    Francis Preston Blair Jr. was an American jurist, politician and soldier. He represented Missouri in both the House of Representatives and the Senate, and was active in preventing the state of Missouri from being absorbed into the Confederacy at the beginning of the Civil War.
  • Francis Slay
    Francis G. Slay is an American politician and lawyer who served as the 45th Mayor of St. Louis, Missouri from 2001 to 2017. The first mayor of the city of St. Louis to be elected to the office four consecutive times, Slay is the longest serving Mayor in St. Louis history.
  • Frank Barnitz
    Frank Barnitz is a Missouri farmer and former Democratic member of the Missouri State Senate. He currently resides in Lake Spring, Missouri.
  • Frank Gaines Harris
    Frank Gaines Harris was a Democratic politician from the state of Missouri. He was the state's 33rd Lieutenant Governor and held that office longer than anyone else until Peter Kinder was elected to a third-term in the post -- surpassed that record, serving from 2005 until 2017.
  • Frank H. Lee
    Frank Hood Lee was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • Franklin Cannon
    Franklin Cannon was an American politician from the state of Missouri. A Democrat, he served as the state's 5th Lieutenant Governor. Cannon was the son-in-law of Missouri's 3rd Governor, Daniel Dunklin.
  • Franklin Payne
    Franklin Payne was an American politician who served in the Missouri Senate and the Missouri House of Representatives. Payne was previously elected to the Missouri House of Representatives in 1966, serving until 1970. He was also a former U.S. marshal in St. Louis.
  • Frank L. Pitts
    Frank L. Pitts was an American politician. He served as the State Treasurer of Missouri from 1897 to 1901.
  • Frank Mazzuca (Missouri)
    Frank C. Mazzuca was an American politician.
  • Frank M. Karsten
    Frank Melvin Karsten was a Democratic United States Representative from Missouri.
  • Frank P. Briggs Frank P. Briggs
    Frank Parks Briggs was a United States Senator from Missouri, and succeeded Harry S. Truman when Truman was elected vice president.
  • Frederick D. Gardner Frederick D. Gardner
    Frederick "Fred" Dozier Gardner, an American businessman and coffin and hearse manufacturer from St. Louis, Missouri, served as the 34th Governor of Missouri from 1917 to 1921.
  • Frederick William Lehmann Frederick William Lehmann
    Frederick William Lehmann was a prominent American lawyer, statesman, United States Solicitor General, and rare book collector.
  • Fred Kratky
    Fred Kratky is an American politician. He was a member of the Missouri House of Representatives, having served from 2002 to 2008. He is a member of the Democratic party.
  • Fred Ogilvie
    Fred Lee Ogilvie was an American politician and physician from Blodgett, Missouri, and Scott County, Missouri, who served in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was educated in the Charleston, Missouri, public schools.
  • George Caleb Bingham George Caleb Bingham
    George Caleb Bingham was an American artist whose paintings of American life in the frontier lands along the Missouri River exemplify the Luminist style. Left to languish in obscurity, Bingham's work was rediscovered in the 1930s.
  • George Creel George Creel
    George Edward Creel was an investigative journalist and writer, a politician and government official. He served as the head of the United States Committee on Public Information, a propaganda organization created by President Woodrow Wilson during World War I.
  • George D. Weber
    George "Boots" Weber was an American politician from Missouri. He was the unsuccessful Democratic nominee to represent the 2nd congressional district in 2004 and 2006, losing to incumbent Todd Akin both times.
  • George Graham Vest George Graham Vest
    George Graham Vest was a U.S. politician. Born in Frankfort, Kentucky, he was known for his skills in oration and debate. Vest, a lawyer as well as a politician, served as a Missouri Congressman, a Confederate Congressman during the Civil War, and finally a US Senator.
  • George H. Christopher
    George Henry Christopher was a Democratic Party representative from Missouri's 6th congressional district from January 3, 1949 to January 3, 1951 and from the Missouri's 4th congressional district from January 3, 1955 until his death January 23, 1959.
  • George H. Combs Jr.
    George Hamilton Combs, Jr. was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • George H. Combs, Jr. George H. Combs, Jr.
    George Hamilton Combs, Jr. was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • George Herbert Walker
    George Herbert "Bert" Walker Sr. was an American banker and businessman and the maternal grandfather of President George H. W. Bush and a great-grandfather of President George W. Bush.
  • George H. Middelkamp
    George H. Middelkamp was an American politician. He served as the State Treasurer of Missouri from 1917 to 1921.
  • George Hubert Bates
    George Hubert Bates was an American politician. He served as the State Treasurer of Missouri from 1953 to 1957.
  • George Maguire (politician)
    George Maguire, was the first foreign-born mayor and first Democrat to be elected mayor of St. Louis, Missouri.
  • George W. Lehr
    George W. Lehr was an American Democratic politician from Missouri who served as the state's auditor from 1974 to 1977.
  • Gideon Frank Rothwell
    Gideon Frank Rothwell was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • Gina Walsh
    Regina M. "Gina" Walsh is a Democratic Party member of the Missouri Senate, representing District 13 since 2013. She currently serves as interim Senate Minority Leader. Prior to her service in the State Senate, Sen.
  • Greg Canuteson
    Greg Canuteson is an American lawyer and politician from Liberty, Missouri. A member of the Democratic Party, he served in the Missouri House of Representatives from 1992 through 1996. He later went on to be elected mayor of Liberty, Missouri in 2008.
  • Greg Razer
    Greg Razer is an American politician, who was elected to the Missouri House of Representatives in the 2016 elections. A member of the Democratic Party, he represents the 25th district.
  • Gussie Busch Gussie Busch
    August Anheuser "Gussie" Busch Jr. was an American brewing magnate who built the Anheuser-Busch Companies into the largest brewery in the world by 1957 as company chairman from 1946 to 1975.
  • Gustavus Miller Bower
    Gustavus Miller Bower was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • Guy Brasfield Park Guy Brasfield Park
    Guy Brasfield Park was an American politician from the U.S. State of Missouri.
  • Hancock Lee Jackson Hancock Lee Jackson
    Hancock Lee Jackson was an American lawyer and politician who served as the 13th Governor of Missouri in 1857.
  • Hardin Cox
    Hardin Charles Cox, Jr. was an American politician, businessman, and writer.
  • Harold Volkmer Harold Volkmer
    Harold Lee Volkmer was an American politician from Missouri. He was a Democrat who served 20 years in the United States House of Representatives.
  • Harriett Woods
    Ruth Harriett Woods was an American politician and activist, a two-time Democratic nominee for the United States Senate from Missouri, who served as the 42nd Lieutenant Governor of Missouri under Governor John Ashcroft. She was Missouri's first and so far only female Lieutenant Governor.
  • Harry B. Hawes Harry B. Hawes
    Harry Bartow Hawes was an American lawyer, conservationist, and politician who served as a Democratic member of the U.S. House and Senate from Missouri.
  • Harry S. Truman Harry S. Truman
    Harry S. Truman was an American statesman who served as the 33rd President of the United States, taking the office upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt. A World War I veteran, he assumed the presidency during the waning months of World War II and the beginning of the Cold War.
  • Harry Wiggins
    Harry Wiggins is an American politician who served in the Missouri Senate. He served in the U.S. Army between 1957 and 1959. On August 18, 1961, he was appointed Assistant United States District Attorney for Western Missouri by Attorney general Robert F. Kennedy, serving until April 1, 1967.
  • Harvey Wallis Salmon
    Harvey Wallis Salmon was a U.S. politician from Missouri.
  • Hazel Erby Hazel Erby
    Hazel Erby is an American and Democratic member of the St. Louis County Council. She has represented the first district since 2004.
  • Henry Clay Brockmeyer
    Henry Clay Brockmeyer was a German-American poet, philosopher, and politician.
  • Henry L. Jost
    Henry Lee Jost was a Democratic Mayor of Kansas City, Missouri from 1912–1916 and a U.S. Congressman from March 4, 1923 – March 3, 1925.
  • Hilary A. Bush
    Hilary Ashby Bush was a Democratic Party politician who was Jackson County, Missouri prosecutor in the 1940s and 1950s, and the 37th Lieutenant Governor from 1961 to 1965.
  • Howard L. Bickley
    Howard Lee Bickley was an American lawyer and judge. Originally from Missouri, he relocated to New Mexico and became Chief Justice of the New Mexico Supreme Court.
  • Howard Rusk Long
    Howard Rusk Long was an American journalist and author. He was the manager of the Missouri Press Association, and later became the director of the School of Journalism at the Southern Illinois University.
  • Ike Skelton Ike Skelton
  • Ira Anders
    Ira Anders is an American Democratic politician. He is a member of the Missouri House of Representatives from the 21st District, being first elected in 2010.
  • Isaac Parker Isaac Parker
    Isaac Charles Parker was an American politician and jurist. He served as the United States Congressman for Missouri's 7th congressional district for two terms and presided over the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas for 21 years.
  • Jacob Hummel
    Jacob Hummel is an American politician and electrician from the state of Missouri. A Democrat, he has represented the 4th District in the Missouri Senate since January 2017. He previously represented the 82st District in the Missouri House of Representatives from 2008 through 2017.
  • Jacob L. Milligan
    Jacob Le Roy Milligan was a United States Representative from Missouri.
  • Jake Zimmerman Jake Zimmerman
    Jake Zimmerman is an attorney and the Democratic St. Louis County Assessor. He was a candidate for Missouri Attorney General in the 2016 election. He is also a former member of the Missouri House of Representatives from the 83rd district.
  • James Alexander Daugherty
    James Alexander Daugherty was a politician, who was Democratic Representative and state judge from southwest Missouri.
  • James A. Reed James A. Reed
    James Alexander Reed was an American Democratic Party politician from Missouri.
  • James B. Bowlin James B. Bowlin
    James Butler Bowlin was a U.S. Representative from Missouri. Born near Fredericksburg, Virginia, Bowlin took an apprenticeship to a trade, but abandoned it to teach at a school. He received a classical education and moved to Lewisburg, Virginia in 1825.
  • James Broadhead James Broadhead
    James Overton Broadhead was an American lawyer and political figure. He was a member of the House of Representatives and of the Missouri senate, he was also the first president of the American Bar Association.
  • James Cooney (Missouri)
    James Cooney was an Irish-American lawyer and Democratic politician from Marshall, Missouri. He represented Missouri's 7th congressional district in the U.S. House from 1897 until 1903.
  • James Cowgill
    James Cowgill was State Treasurer of Missouri from 1908 to 1912 and Kansas City, Missouri Mayor from 1918 until he died in office.
  • James Craig (Missouri) James Craig (Missouri)
    James Craig was an American lawyer and politician from Saint Joseph, Missouri. He represented Missouri in the U.S. House from 1857 until 1861. He also served as an army Captain in the Mexican-American War.
  • James C. Russell (Missouri politician)
    James C. Russell, Sr., known as Jay Russell, was an American politician who served in the Missouri House of Representatives. Russell was born in St. Louis and attended the University of Missouri in Columbia.
  • James Earickson
    James Earickson was a U.S. politician from Missouri.
  • James Edward Ruffin
    James Edward Ruffin was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • James F. Conway
    James F. Conway was the 41st mayor of St. Louis, serving from 1977 to 1981.
  • James F. Fulbright
    James Franklin Fulbright was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • James G. Barry
    James G. Barry was the 12th mayor of St. Louis, Missouri. He served as a Democrat from 1849 to 1850. Though short-lived, Barry's time in office was highly respected.
  • James G. Blair
    James Gorrall Blair was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • James Hugh Relfe
    James Hugh Relfe was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • James H. Whitecotton
    James Henry Whitecotton was an American politician from who served in the Missouri Senate and earlier in the Missouri House of Representatives as Speaker of the House.
  • James Joseph Butler James Joseph Butler
    James Joseph Butler was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • James Kirkpatrick (politician)
    James C. Kirkpatrick was an American politician from the U.S. State of Missouri.
  • James Madison Hughes
    James Madison Hughes was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • James M. Seibert
    James M. Seibert was an American politician. He served as the State Treasurer of Missouri from 1885 to 1889.
  • James N. Burnes
    James Nelson Burnes was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • James O'Toole (American politician) James O'Toole (American politician)
    James P. O'Toole is an American politician. A Democrat, O'Toole represented portions of St. Louis City and Shrewsbury in the Missouri House of Representatives from 1992 to 2002.
  • James P. Aylward
    James Patrick Aylward was a Missouri attorney, Democratic party leader, and a political associate of President Harry S. Truman.
  • James Pendergast James Pendergast
    James Francis Pendergast was a Democratic politician and the first Big City Boss of Kansas City, Missouri. He was the elder brother of Thomas J. Pendergast and Michael J. Pendergast. Pendergast was born in Gallipolis, Ohio.
  • James P. Walker
    James Peter Walker was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • James Richard Waddill
    James Richard Waddill was a Democratic U.S. Representative from Missouri's 6th congressional district for one term.
  • James Robert Claiborne
    James Robert Claiborne was an American lawyer and politician from St. Louis, Missouri. He represented Missouri in the U.S. House from 1933 until 1937.
  • James Robinson McCormick
    James Robinson McCormick was a United States Representative from Missouri.
  • James S. Green James S. Green
    James Stephen Green was a Democratic United States Representative and Senator from Missouri.
  • James Shields (politician, born 1806)
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  • James Shields (politician, born 1810)
    James Shields was an Irish American Democratic politician and United States Army officer, who is the only person in United States history to serve as a U.S. Senator for three different states.
  • James S. Rollins James S. Rollins
    James Sidney Rollins was a nineteenth-century Missouri politician and lawyer. He helped establish the University of Missouri, led the successful effort to get it located in Boone County, and gained funding for the university with the passage of a series of acts in the Missouri Legislature.
  • James S. Rollins (20th-century politician)
    James Sidney Rollins was an American politician from Columbia, Missouri who served in the Missouri Senate and the Missouri House of Representatives.
  • James T. Blair Jr.
    James Thomas Blair Jr. was an American Democratic politician from the state of Missouri. He was the 44th Governor of Missouri as well as serving as the 35th Lieutenant Governor of Missouri and a member of the Missouri House of Representatives.
  • James Tilghman Lloyd James Tilghman Lloyd
    James Tilghman Lloyd was a U.S. political figure and a Representative from Missouri from 1897 to 1917. He served as the House minority whip between 1901 and 1908.
  • James W. Symington James W. Symington
    James Wadsworth Symington is a United States attorney and politician who served as a four-term member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1969 to 1977, representing Missouri.
  • James Young (Missouri politician)
    James Young was an American politician. He was the Lieutenant Governor of Missouri from 1844 to 1848. He also served in the Tennessee House of Representatives from 1831 to 1833, in the Missouri House of Representatives 1836 to 1838, and in the Missouri Senate from 1840 to 1844.
  • Jamie Metzl Jamie Metzl
    Jamie Frederic Metzl is an American writer, partner in the global investment company Cranemere LLC, and a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council. He was formerly the Asia Society's Executive Vice President.
  • Jamilah Nasheed
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  • Jane Hadley Barkley Jane Hadley Barkley
    Elizabeth Jane Rucker Hadley Barkley was Second Lady of the United States, as the second wife of Vice President Alben W. Barkley. She was known as Jane Hadley Barkley.
  • Jason Holsman
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  • Jason Kander Jason Kander
    Jason David Kander is an American attorney and politician. A Democrat, he was elected Secretary of State of Missouri in 2012, serving from 2013-17. He had previously served as a state representative in the Missouri House of Representatives.
  • Jason Klumb Jason Klumb
    Jason O. Klumb was the Regional Administrator of The Heartland Region of the U.S. General Services Administration. Klumb was appointed to the lead GSA's Heartland Region in February 2010.
  • Jasper Brancato
    Jasper M. Brancato was an American politician who served in the Missouri Senate. He served in the U.S. Army in the quartermaster corps during World War II.
  • Jay Nixon Jay Nixon
    Jeremiah Wilson "Jay" Nixon is an American politician and lawyer who served as the 55th Governor of Missouri from 2009 to 2017 as a member of the Democratic Party. Nixon was first elected Governor in 2008 and reelected in 2012.
  • Jean Carnahan Jean Carnahan
    Jean Anne Carpenter Carnahan is an American politician and writer who was the First Lady of Missouri from 1993 to 2000, and served as the state's junior United States Senator from 2001 to 2002.
  • Jeanne Kirkton
    Jeanne Kirkton is an American politician. She is a member of the Missouri House of Representatives, having served since 2009. She is a member of the Democratic party.
  • Jeff Harris (politician)
    Jeff Harris is an attorney and a Missouri Democratic politician. He represented the 23rd District of Missouri in the Missouri House of Representatives from 2003–2009 and ran unsuccessfully for the office of attorney general in 2008.
  • Jeff Roorda Jeff Roorda
    Jeffrey Roorda was a Democratic member of the Missouri House of Representatives, serving from 2005 to 2010 and again from 2013 to 2015. Roorda ran for the Missouri Senate in District 22 in 2014, but he was defeated by Paul Wieland, a Republican from Imperial.
  • Jeff Smith (Missouri politician) Jeff Smith (Missouri politician)
    Jeff Smith is a former Democratic member of the Missouri Senate, representing the 4th district from 2007 until 2009. His district covered the western portion of the City of St. Louis. On August 25, 2009 he pleaded guilty to two counts of obstruction of justice and resigned his seat.
  • Jeremy Bird Jeremy Bird
    Jeremy Bird is an American political strategist who has worked for the political campaigns of Barack Obama.
  • Jerry Litton Jerry Litton
    Jerry Lon Litton was a Democratic U.S. Representative from Missouri who died with his wife and two children while en route via a small plane to the victory party after winning Missouri's state Democratic primary for U.S. Senate.
  • Jesse Root Grant Jesse Root Grant
    Jesse Root Grant was a farmer, tanner and successful leather merchant who owned tanneries and leather goods shops in several different states throughout his adult life. He is best known as the father of Ulysses S. Grant and the one who introduced Ulysses to military life at West Point.
  • Jesse Root Grant (politician)
    Not to be confused with Jesse Root Grant I, father of Ulysses S. Grant.
  • Jill Schupp
    Jill Schupp is a Democratic member of the Missouri Senate, currently representing the 24th district. Previously, Schupp represented the 88th district in the Missouri House of Representatives.
  • Jim Evans (politician)
    Jim Evans is a retired American businessman, teacher, U.S. Army veteran, and twice candidate for the United States House of Representatives' 7th Congressional district in Missouri, having run in 2012 and again for the 2014 U.S. Congressional elections.
  • Jim Kreider
    Jim Kreider is an American Democratic Party politician who served as Speaker of the Missouri House of Representatives.
  • Jim Spainhower
    James Spainhower is a U.S. Democratic politician from Missouri. He served four terms in the Missouri House of Representatives and two terms as the Missouri State Treasurer.
  • Joan Bray Joan Bray
    Joan Bray is a former teacher, journalist, and union leader. She was a Democratic member of both the Missouri House of Representatives and Missouri State Senate. She resides with her husband, Carl Hoagland, in St. Louis, Missouri. She has two children, Noel and Kolby.
  • Joan Crawford Joan Crawford
    Joan Crawford was an American film and television actress who began her career as a dancer and stage showgirl. In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked Crawford tenth on its list of the greatest female stars of Classic Hollywood Cinema.
  • Joan Kelly Horn Joan Kelly Horn
    Joan Kelly Horn is an American politician from Missouri. She served one term in the United States House of Representatives representing Missouri's 2nd congressional district in suburban St. Louis. She is a member of the Democratic Party.
  • Joe Adams (Missouri politician)
    Joe Adams is an American politician. He is a member of the Missouri House of Representatives, having served since 2015. He is a member of the Democratic Party.
  • Joe Aull
    Joe Aull is a Democratic member of the Missouri House of Representatives. He represents the 26th District, encompassing all or parts of Lafayette and Saline counties. Aull was first elected to the Missouri House in 2004, and reelected in 2006, 2008, and 2010.
  • Joe Bock (academic) Joe Bock (academic)
    Joseph "Joe" Bock is a professor with Kennesaw State University's Department of Political Science and International Affairs and a former Missouri state representative.
  • Joe Maxwell
    Joe Maxwell is an American attorney who served as the 45th Lieutenant Governor for the state of Missouri. He is a Democrat who also served in the Missouri House of Representatives and the Missouri Senate.
  • Joe Runions
    Joe Runions is an American politician. He is a member of the Missouri House of Representatives, having served since 2013. He is a member of the Democratic Party.
  • Joe Shannon
    Joseph Bernard Shannon was a Democratic political boss in Kansas City, Missouri who was a rival to the more dominant Pendergast political machine in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
  • John Baldwin (Missouri politician)
    John Baldwin was an American politician from Appleton City, Missouri, who served in the Missouri Senate.
  • John Bass (politician)
    John Bass was an American boxer, schoolteacher, school principal, and Democratic politician from St. Louis, Missouri, who served in the Missouri State Senate from 1981 to 1991.
  • John B. Gage
    John Bailey "Jack" Gage was mayor of Kansas City, Missouri from 1940 to 1946 who made reforms following the collapse of the political machine of Thomas Pendergast.
  • John B. Henderson John B. Henderson
    John Brooks Henderson was a United States Senator from Missouri and a co-author of the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution. For his role in the investigation of the Whiskey Ring, he was considered the first special prosecutor.
  • John Blackwell Hale
    John Blackwell Hale was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • John B. Sullivan John B. Sullivan
    John Berchmans Sullivan was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Missouri. He was a Democrat. He was married to Leonor Kretzer Sullivan.
  • John Bullock Clark John Bullock Clark
    John Bullock Clark Sr. was a member of both the United States Congress and the Confederate Congress.
  • John Bullock Clark Jr.
    John Bullock Clark Jr. was a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War and a postbellum five-term U.S. Congressman from Missouri.
  • John Charles Tarsney John Charles Tarsney
    John Charles Tarsney was a politician from the U.S. state of Missouri.
  • John Cosgrove (Missouri politician)
    John Cosgrove was a Democratic Representative from Missouri's 6th congressional district. He served from March 4, 1883 - March 3, 1885.
  • John Cummins Edwards John Cummins Edwards
    John Cummins Edwards 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 ninth Governor.
  • John Dennis (Missouri politician)
    John Clint Dennis was an American politician from the state of Missouri. Born in Patton, Missouri, he was sheriff of Scott County, Missouri from 1951 until 1976. In 1963, he was elected president of the Missouri Sheriffs' Association.
  • John Dougherty (Missouri politician)
    John Dougherty was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • John D. Schneider
    John D. Schneider was an American lawyer and politician.
  • John E. Hutton
    John Edward Hutton was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • John E. Scott
    John E. Scott has been a Democrat state senator from Missouri where he served as senate president pro tem from 1983 until 1988.
  • John F. Benjamin
    John Forbes Benjamin was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • John Finis Philips
    John Finis Philips was a lawyer, a cavalry colonel, a U.S. Representative from Missouri, and a judge.
  • John Guier Scott John Guier Scott
    John Guier Scott was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • John Hickey (Missouri politician)
    John J. Hickey is an American politician who served as a Missouri state representative, being first elected in 1992. He was elected as a Democrat. O'Connor attended St. Thomas Aquinas High School and University of Missouri–St. Louis.
  • John Hogan (Missouri)
    John Hogan was a United States Representative from Missouri. Born in Mallow, County Cork, Ireland, he immigrated to the United States in 1817 and settled in Baltimore.
  • John Jameson (politician)
    John Jameson was an American farmer, lawyer, and politician from Fulton, Missouri. He represented Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives.
  • John J. Cochran John J. Cochran
    John Joseph Cochran was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • John J. Johnson
    John J. Johnson was a politician in the American state of Missouri.
  • John Joseph O'Neill (U.S. politician) John Joseph O'Neill (U.S. politician)
    John Joseph O'Neill was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • John M. Dalton
    John Montgomery Dalton was an American Democratic politician from the state of Missouri. He was the 45th Governor of Missouri and the state's 34th Attorney General.
  • John Miller (Missouri politician) John Miller (Missouri politician)
    John Miller was an American publisher, War of 1812 veteran, and politician from Missouri. A Democrat, Miller was the fourth Governor of Missouri before serving three terms in the United States House of Representatives.
  • John Milton Glover
    John Milton Glover was a U.S. Representative from Missouri, nephew of John Montgomery Glover.
  • John M. McKeon
    John M. McKeon was an American politician from St. Louis, Missouri, who served in the Missouri Senate.
  • John Montgomery Glover
    John Montgomery Glover was a U.S. Representative from Missouri, uncle of John Milton Glover.
  • John Newman Edwards
    Major John Newman Edwards, CSA, was famed General Joseph O. Shelby's adjutant during the American Civil War, an author, a pro-Confederate journalist and the founder of the Kansas City Times. He is perhaps best known for contributing to the folk hero status of outlaw Jesse James.
  • John Richard Barret
    John Richard Barret was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • John Rizzo (politician) John Rizzo (politician)
    John Rizzo is a Democratic member of the Missouri Senate, serving since January 2017. Prior to his election into the Senate, Rizzo was a member of the Missouri House of Representatives, serving the 19th and 40th districts from 2011 to 2017. He was also Democratic Minority Whip during this spell.
  • John S. Marmaduke John S. Marmaduke
    John S. Marmaduke served as the 25th Governor of Missouri from 1885 until his death in 1887. Prior to this he was a senior officer of the Confederate States Army who commanded cavalry in the Trans-Mississippi Theater of the American Civil War.
  • John S. Phelps John S. Phelps
    John Smith Phelps was a politician, soldier during the American Civil War, and the 23rd Governor of Missouri.
  • John T. Coffee
    John Trousdale Coffee was a Missouri politician, elected to the State Senate and then to the House, where he was elected as Speaker of the House. During the American Civil War, he served as a Confederate officer in Missouri.
  • John T. Heard
    John Taddeus Heard was a Democratic Representative representing Missouri from March 4, 1885 to March 3, 1895.
  • John T. Hunt
    John Thomas Hunt was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • John Walker (Missouri politician)
    John Walker was a U.S. politician from Missouri.
  • John William Noell
    John William Noell was a U.S. Representative from Missouri, father of Thomas Estes Noell.
  • John William Reid
    John William Reid was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • John Wright (Missouri) John Wright (Missouri)
    John Wright is a former Democratic member of the Missouri House of Representatives, serving from 2013 to 2015. Wright supports expanding childhood education programs.
  • Jolie Justus Jolie Justus
    Jolie L. Justus is an American lawyer and politician from Missouri. A Democrat, she was a member of the Missouri State Senate representing the 10th Senatorial District in Kansas City, serving as the Missouri Senate Minority Leader in her final two years.
  • Jon Carpenter Jon Carpenter
    Jon Carpenter is a Democratic member of the Missouri House of Representatives, serving since 2013. Carpenter is also the owner of his own marketing and advertising firm.
  • Joseph Bailey (general) Joseph Bailey (general)
    Joseph Bailey was a civil engineer who served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War.
  • Joseph Brogan
    Joseph H. Brogan was an American politician from who served in the Missouri Senate. Brogan was educated in parochial schools and at Saint Louis University.
  • Joseph J. Russell
    Joseph James Russell was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • Joseph Keaveny
    Joseph Keaveny is a Democratic politician from Missouri.
  • Joseph P. Teasdale
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  • Joseph Wayne Mercer
    Joseph Wayne Mercer was a U.S. politician from Missouri.
  • Joseph W. Folk Joseph W. Folk
    Joseph "Holy Joe" Wingate Folk was an American lawyer, reformer, and politician from St. Louis, Missouri. He served as Governor of Missouri from 1905 to 1909.
  • Josh Earnest Josh Earnest
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  • Joshua Peters Joshua Peters
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  • Joshua W. Alexander Joshua W. Alexander
    Joshua Willis Alexander was United States Secretary of Commerce from December 16, 1919 - March 4, 1921 in the administration of President Woodrow Wilson.
  • Joyce Aboussie Joyce Aboussie
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  • J. Proctor Knott J. Proctor Knott
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  • J. Robert Lamar J. Robert Lamar
    James Robert Lamar was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • J. Scott Wolff
    Joseph Scott Wolff was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • Judith Moriarty
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  • Judy Baker
    Judith W. Baker is an American Democratic politician, small business owner, and educator from Missouri. She is a former member of the Missouri House of Representatives and a former Region VII Director for the United States Department of Health and Human Services.
  • Judy Morgan
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  • Karen McCarthy Karen McCarthy
    Karen McCarthy was a Missouri politician. She served as the U.S. Representative for the fifth district of Missouri from 1995 to 2005.
  • Katheryn Shields
    Katheryn Shields is a Kansas City, Missouri Democratic Party politician who served as Jackson County, Missouri County Executive from 1995 to 2006.
  • Kathleen Burkett Kathleen Burkett
    Kathleen Kelly Burkett was an American consultant and Democratic member of the St. Louis County Council. She represented the second district from 2002 to 2014.
  • Kathleen Turner Kathleen Turner
    Mary Kathleen Turner, better known as Kathleen Turner, is an American film and stage actress and director. Known for her distinctive husky voice, Turner has won two Golden Globe Awards and has been nominated for an Academy Award.
  • Kay Barnes
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  • Ken Rothman
    Kenneth J. Rothman is an American lawyer and politician from Missouri. He served as the 41st Lieutenant Governor of Missouri from 1981 to 1985.
  • Kevin O'Malley
    Kevin Francis O'Malley is an American lawyer and diplomat who was the United States Ambassador to Ireland from 2014 to 2017.
  • Kiki Curls Kiki Curls
    Shalonn "Kiki" Curls is a Democratic member of the Missouri Senate. She has represented the 9th district, which includes part of Jackson County, since 2011.
  • Lacy Clay
  • Larry Carp
    Richard Lawrence 'Larry' Carp was an attorney-at-law, senior partner in the Clayton, Missouri firm of Carp & Sexauer.
  • Lawrence J. Lee
    Lawrence J. Lee is an American politician who served in the Missouri Senate. In 1964, he was appointed prosecuting attorney of St. Louis. On November 8, 1966, Lee was elected to the Missouri Senate in a special election, where he rose to the position of majority floor leader. He died in 1991.
  • Leander J. Talbott
    Leander J. Talbott was a wealthy Missouri realtor and politician who served as Mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, in 1884.
  • Lee Aaron Bachler
    Lee Aaron Bachler was an American politician from Anderson, Missouri, who served in the Missouri Senate and the Missouri House of Representatives. He was educated at Pineville High School.
  • Lee Swinton
    Lee Vertis Swinton was an American politician who became the first African-American Missouri state senator. He was a Democrat. He was a former Kansas City NAACP president.
  • Leonard Henly Sims
    Leonard Henly Sims was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • Leonard Hughes IV
    Leonard S. Hughes IV is a Democratic Legislator in the Missouri House of Representatives. He represents part of Kansas City, Missouri in Jackson County, District 42. He was the youngest African-American ever elected to the Missouri House at the age of 25, and is the youngest current serving member.
  • Leonard Irving
    Theodore Leonard Irving was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • Leon Jordan Leon Jordan
    Leon Mercer Jordan was an American police officer, politician and civil rights leader who was assassinated. He was "one of the most influential African Americans in Kansas City's history" and, at the time of his death, the "state's most powerful black politician".
  • Leonor Sullivan
    Leonor Kretzer Sullivan was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Missouri. She was a Democrat and the first woman in Congress from Missouri.
  • Lewis V. Bogy Lewis V. Bogy
    Lewis Vital Bogy was a United States Senator from Missouri. Born in Ste. Geneviève, he attended the public schools, was employed as clerk in a mercantile establishment, studied law in Illinois, graduated from Transylvania University Lexington, Kentucky in 1835 and commenced practice in St. Louis.
  • Lilburn Boggs Lilburn Boggs
    Lilburn Williams Boggs was the sixth Governor of Missouri from 1836 to 1840.
  • Linda Black (Missouri)
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  • Linda Black (politician)
    Linda Black is a member of the Missouri House of Representatives, serving since 2009. Before being elected to the legislature, Black was a public school teacher. She has also served as treasurer of Bonne Terre and Chief Deputy Treasurer of St. Francois County.
  • Lloyd C. Stark Lloyd C. Stark
    Lloyd Crow Stark was the 39th Governor of the U.S. state of Missouri. He was a Democrat.
  • Lon Vest Stephens Lon Vest Stephens
    Lawrence "Lon" Vest Stephens was a U.S. politician from Missouri. He served as State Treasurer of Missouri from 1890 to 1897, and as the 29th Governor of Missouri from 1897 to 1901.
  • Lowndes Henry Davis
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  • Lyda Krewson
    Lyda Krewson is an American Democratic politician who is the 46th and current Mayor of St. Louis, Missouri. Between 1997 and 2017, she served as the alderman of St. Louis's 28th ward. She is the first female mayor of St. Louis.
  • Madison Roswell Smith Madison Roswell Smith
    Madison Roswell Smith was a United States Representative from Missouri.
  • Maecenas Eason Benton
    Maecenas Eason Benton was a U.S. Representative from Missouri. He was the father of Thomas Hart Benton, who gained fame as a painter of the American Scene.
  • Margo McNeil
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  • Maria Chappelle-Nadal Maria Chappelle-Nadal
    Maria Nicole Chappelle-Nadal is an American politician. A Democrat from University City, Missouri, she represents District 14 in the Missouri Senate. She is also a former member of the Missouri House of Representatives from District 72, a position which she held from 2005 to 2011.
  • Mark Funkhouser Mark Funkhouser
    Mark Funkhouser is an American author and politician who served as the 53rd mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, serving one four-year term from May 1, 2007 until May 2, 2011. Prior to serving as the city's mayor, Funkhouser served as Kansas City's city auditor.
  • Marshall Arnold
    Marshall Arnold was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • Marsha Mason Marsha Mason
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  • Martha Ellen Young Truman
    Martha Ellen Young Truman was the mother of U.S. president Harry Truman.
  • Martha Stevens
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  • Martin L. Clardy Martin L. Clardy
    Martin Linn Clardy was a nineteenth-century politician, lawyer and railroad executive from Missouri.
  • Marvin E. Proffer
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  • Mary Gant
    Mary L. Jones Gant is an American politician who became the first woman elected to the Missouri Senate. In 1972, after three terms in the Missouri House, she was elected to the state senate with over 70% of the vote.
  • Mary Nichols (politician)
    Mary Nichols is an American politician. She is a member of the Missouri House of Representatives, having served since 2009. She is a member of the Democratic Party.
  • Maurice M. Milligan
    Maurice Morton Milligan, a U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, is most famous for the successful 1939 prosecution of Kansas City boss Tom Pendergast.
  • Max Bacon (politician)
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  • Mel Carnahan Mel Carnahan
    Melvin Eugene Carnahan was an American politician. A Democrat, he served as the 51st Governor of Missouri and was elected posthumously to the U.S. Senate.
  • Mellcene Thurman Smith
    Mellcene Thurman Smith was one of the first women elected to the Missouri House of Representatives.
  • Meredith Miles Marmaduke Meredith Miles Marmaduke
    Meredith Miles Marmaduke was an American politician who served as the 8th Governor of Missouri in 1844, following the suicide of Governor Thomas Reynolds.
  • Meriwether Lewis Clark Sr.
    Meriwether Lewis Clark Sr. was an architect, civil engineer, politician, and a general in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War.
  • Michael Joseph Gill
    Michael Joseph Gill was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • Michael Kinney (politician)
    Michael Kinney was an American politician who served in the Missouri Senate for over 50 years. He had replaced his late brother, Senator Thomas Kinney, who died in office in 1912. In 1968, Kinney was defeated for re-election by Raymond Howard.
  • Michael Waller Robinson
    Michael Waller Robinson was an American lawyer, educator, and politician from Missouri. Graduating from Yale University at the age of nineteen, Robinson taught at Baptist State College, where he became college president in 1860.
  • Michele Kratky
    Michele Kratky is an American politician. She is a member of the Missouri House of Representatives, having served since 2008. She is a member of the Democratic party.
  • Mike O'Mara (politician)
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  • Mike Talboy Mike Talboy
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  • Milton A. Romjue Milton A. Romjue
    Milton Andrew Romjue was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • Milton Carpenter
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  • Montgomery Blair Montgomery Blair
    Montgomery Blair, the son of Francis Preston Blair, elder brother of Francis Preston Blair, Jr. and cousin of B. Gratz Brown, was a politician and lawyer from Maryland. He served in the Lincoln administration cabinet as Postmaster-General from 1861 to 1864, during the Civil War.
  • Morgan M. Moulder
    Morgan Moore Moulder was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • Mosby Monroe Parsons
    Mosby Monroe Parsons was a senior officer of the Missouri State Guard and the Confederate States Army who commanded infantry in the Trans-Mississippi Theater of the American Civil War.
  • Mosby Parsons Mosby Parsons
    Mosby Monroe Parsons was a United States officer in the Mexican–American War and brigadier general of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.
  • Mount Etna Morris
    Mount Etna Morris was an American politician from Missouri. A Democrat, he served three non-consecutive terms as State Treasurer of Missouri as well as Missouri Director of Revenue and two terms in the Missouri House of Representatives.
  • Nancy Farmer (politician)
    Nancy Farmer was the 43rd State Treasurer of Missouri, serving from 2001 to 2005.
  • Nicole Galloway
    Nicole Galloway is an American politician from the state of Missouri who was appointed as State Auditor of Missouri by Governor Jay Nixon on April 14, 2015, following the death of Tom Schweich.
  • Norman Jay Coleman Norman Jay Coleman
    Norman Jay Colman was a politician, attorney, educator, newspaper publisher, and, for 18 days, the first United States Secretary of Agriculture.
  • Orchid I. Jordan
    Orchid Irene Jordan was an American politician.
  • Orville Zimmerman
    Orville Zimmerman was a U.S. Democratic politician.
  • Pat Conway (politician)
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  • Pat Danner Pat Danner
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  • Pat Dolan (Missouri) Pat Dolan (Missouri)
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  • Pat O'Connor (politician)
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  • Patrick F. Gill Patrick F. Gill
    Patrick Francis Gill was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • Paul C. Jones
    Paul Caruthers Jones was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
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  • Penny Hubbard
    Penny Hubbard is an American politician. She is a member of the Missouri House of Representatives, having served since 2013. She is a member of the Democratic party.
  • Percy Pepoon
    Percy Pepoon was an American politician who served in the Missouri Senate. He previously served as mayor of Hardy, Arkansas. Pepoon purchased the Hardy Herald newspaper in 1903.
  • Perl D. Decker Perl D. Decker
    Perl D. Decker was an U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • Peter Garland Glover
    Peter Garland Glover was a U.S. politician from Missouri.
  • Peter Singleton Wilkes
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  • Phil J. Welch
    Philip James Welch was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • Phillip Edward Chappell
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  • Phil M. Donnelly Phil M. Donnelly
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  • P. Wayne Goode
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  • Ralph F. Lozier Ralph F. Lozier
    Ralph Fulton Lozier was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • Ralph Wammack
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  • Randy D. Dunn
    Randy D. Dunn is an American city planner and politician. He currently serves in the Missouri House of Representatives serving the 23rd District. Dunn was first elected in 2012 at the age of 29 and was re-elected to office in 2014 and 2016.
  • Raymond Howard (politician)
    Raymond Howard is an American politician who served in the Missouri Senate and the Missouri House of Representatives. He was previously elected to the Missouri House of Representatives in 1964, serving until 1968.
  • Raymond W. Karst
    Raymond Willard Karst was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • Rebecca McClanahan Rebecca McClanahan
    Rebecca McClanahan is a former Democratic Representative of the second district of the Missouri House of Representatives, including parts of Putnam, Sullivan, and Adair counties. She was defeated in the 2010 general election by Zachary Wyatt. McClanahan is a lifelong nurse and educator.
  • Reuben T. Wood
    Reuben Terrell Wood was a Democratic Representative representing Missouri's 6th congressional district from March 4, 1933 to January 3, 1941.
  • Rezin A. De Bolt
    Rezin A. De Bolt was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • Richard G. Callahan
    Richard G. Callahan is an American attorney who served as the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri from 2010 to 2017.
  • Richard Graham Frost
    Richard Graham Frost was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • Richard Hanson (Missouri politician)
    Richard Hanson served as secretary of state of Missouri in 1994 following the removal from office of his predecessor, Judith Moriarty.
  • Richard Henry Norton
    Richard Henry Norton was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • Richard Howard Ichord Jr.
    Richard Howard Ichord Jr. was U.S. representative from Missouri and a significant U.S. anti-Communist political figure. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as the last chairman of the House Un-American Activities Committee between 1969 and 1975.
  • Richard M. Duncan
    Richard Meloan Duncan was a U.S. Representative from Missouri, and a United States federal judge.
  • Richard P. Bland Richard P. Bland
    Richard Parks Bland was an American politician, lawyer, and educator from Missouri. A Democrat, Bland served in the United States House of Representatives from 1873 to 1895 and from 1897 to 1899, representing at various times the Missouri 5th, 8th and 11th congressional districts.
  • Richard P. Giles
    Richard Porter Giles was an American attorney and Democratic politician from Missouri.
  • Richard R. Nacy
    Richard R. Nacy, was a U.S. politician from Missouri.
  • Richard Walker Bolling Richard Walker Bolling
    Richard Walker Bolling, was a prominent Democratic Congressman from Kansas City, Missouri, and Missouri's 5th congressional district from 1949 to 1983. He retired after serving for four years as the chairman of the powerful United States House Committee on Rules.
  • Rita Heard Days
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  • Robert A. Barry
    Robert Alexander Barry was an American politician and judge from Mississippi County, Missouri, who served in the Missouri House of Representatives. He died in 1934 and was pronounced dead by Dr. G. W. H. Presnell, mayor of Sikeston.
  • Robert Anthony Hatcher Robert Anthony Hatcher
    Robert Anthony Hatcher was a prominent Missouri politician and Democrat who served in the Confederate States Congress during the American Civil War and then spent three terms in the United States House of Representatives after the war during Reconstruction.
  • Robert A. Young Robert A. Young
    Robert Anton Young III was a Democratic politician from the state of Missouri who served five terms in the US House of Representatives.
  • Robert Davis Johnson
    Robert Davis Johnson was a U.S. representative from Missouri.
  • Robert E. Hannegan
    Robert Emmet Hannegan was a St. Louis, Missouri politician who served as Commissioner of Internal Revenue from October 1943 to January 1944. He also served as chairman of the Democratic National Committee from 1944 to 1947 and United States Postmaster General from 1945 to 1947.
  • Robert Henry Whitelaw
    Robert Henry Whitelaw was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • Robert Marcellus Stewart Robert Marcellus Stewart
    Robert Marcellus Stewart was the 14th Governor of Missouri from 1857 to 1861, during the critical years just prior to the American Civil War.
  • Robert M. Talbert
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  • Robert N. Bodine
    Robert Nall Bodine was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • Robert Patterson Clark Wilson
    Robert Patterson Clark Wilson was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • Robert P. Williams
    Robert P. Williams was an American politician. He served as the State Treasurer of Missouri from 1901 to 1905.
  • Robert Washington Fyan
    Robert Washington Fyan was a U.S. Representative and soldier from Missouri.
  • Robert W. Winn
    Robert William Winn was a U.S. politician from Missouri.
  • Robin Carnahan
    Robin Carnahan is an American businesswoman and lawyer and former Missouri Secretary of State. She is the daughter of Missouri politicians Mel and Jean Carnahan. In 2010 she was the Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate to replace retiring Republican Senator Kit Bond.
  • Roger B. Wilson
    Roger B. Wilson is a former American politician who briefly served as the 52nd Governor of Missouri from October 16, 2000 to January 8, 2001. In 2012 he pleaded guilty to a federal charge of money laundering, and was sentenced to two years probation. Wilson is a member of the Democratic Party.
  • Roger C. Slaughter
    Roger Caldwell Slaughter was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • Ron Auer
    Ronald C. Auer is an American politician. Auer represented District 68 from 1977 to 1992 and District 59 in the Missouri House of Representatives from 1993 to 2001. He is a Democrat. Since 1992, he has been the party committeeman for Ward 9 in St. Louis City.
  • Ron Casey (Missouri politician)
    Ron Casey was an American politician who served in the Missouri House of Representatives from 2004 until 2012. He was a member of the Democratic Party and represented southeastern Jefferson County, Missouri. Born in Dayton, Texas, Casey graduated from Festus High School in 1971.
  • Rory Ellinger
    Rory Vincent Ellinger was an American lawyer and politician. Ellinger was born in St. Louis, Missouri. He served as the Representative for Pagedale, University City, and Wellston in St. Louis County in the Missouri House of Representatives.
  • Rory Rowland
    Rory Rowland is an American politician. He is a member of the Missouri House of Representatives from the 29th district, serving since 2016. He is a member of the Democratic Party.
  • Roy McKittrick
    Roy McKittrick was an American politician from Salisbury, Missouri, who served as Missouri Attorney General around the time of the World War II from 1933 until 1945.
  • Russ Carnahan Russ Carnahan
    John Russell "Russ" Carnahan is an American politician from the state of Missouri. He served as the U.S. Representative for MO's 3 from 2005 to 2013. He is a member of the Democratic Party.
  • Ruth Warrick Ruth Warrick
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  • Ryan McKenna Ryan McKenna
    Ryan Glennon McKenna is a Democratic member of the Missouri Senate, representing the 22nd District since 2007. Previously he was a member of the Missouri House of Representatives from 1999 through 2006.
  • Sam Page (politician) Sam Page (politician)
    Sam Page is an American physician and Democratic member of the St. Louis County Council. He has represented the 2nd district since 2014.
  • Samuel Byrns
    Samuel Byrns was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • Samuel Caruthers
    Samuel Caruthers was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • Samuel C. Major
    Samuel Collier Major was a U.S. representative from Missouri.
  • Samuel H. Woodson (Missouri) Samuel H. Woodson (Missouri)
    Samuel Hughes Woodson was a U.S. Representative from Missouri, son of Samuel Hughes Woodson.
  • Samuel Locke Sawyer
    Samuel Locke Sawyer was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • Sarah Lucille Turner
    Sarah Lucille Turner, later known as Sarah Turner Jepson was a Missouri lawyer and politician who later went on to a career at Newsweek.
  • Scott Sifton Scott Sifton
    Scott Sifton is an American attorney who serves as a Democratic member of the Missouri Senate, representing the first district. Sifton took office in 2013 after defeating incumbent Republican Senator Jim Lembke in a close election the previous year.
  • Sean Quinn (writer)
    Sean Quinn is an American writer from Clayton, Missouri. He was a member of the White House press corps representing the political blog FiveThirtyEight.com.
  • Seth Wallace Cobb Seth Wallace Cobb
    Seth Wallace Cobb was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • Shane Cohn
    Shane Cohn is an American politician who has served since spring 2009 as the Alderman of the 25th Ward of the City of St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Sharon Pace
    Sharon L. Pace is an American politician. She is a member of the Missouri House of Representatives, having served since 2009. She is a member of the Democratic party.
  • S. Harrison White
    Sebastian Harrison White was a U.S. Representative from Colorado.
  • Shelley Winters Shelley Winters
    Shelley Winters was an American actress whose career spanned five decades.
  • Silas Woodson Silas Woodson
    Silas Woodson was the 21st Governor of Missouri, United States, between January 3, 1873 and January 12, 1875. He was notable for being the first Democrat elected to that position since the Civil War. No Republican would reach the office for over 30 years after Woodson's election.
  • Stacey Newman
    Stacey Newman is an American politician from the state of Missouri. A member of the Democratic Party, Newman serves in the Missouri House of Representatives, representing District 87.
  • Stephen Webber Stephen Webber
    Stephen Webber is a Democratic member of the Missouri House of Representatives, representing the 46th District. Before taking office, Webber served two tours of duty in Iraq with the United States Marine Corps. He resides in Columbia.
  • Sterling Price Sterling Price
    Sterling Price was an American soldier, lawyer, planter, and politician from the U.S. state of Missouri, who served as the 11th Governor of the state from 1853 to 1857.
  • Steve Gaw
    Steve Gaw is Democratic Party politician who served as Speaker of the Missouri House of Representatives.
  • Steve Hodges
    Steve Hodges, Sr. is an American politician, teacher, and former small business owner from the state of Missouri. Hodges has served as a member of the Missouri House of Representatives since being elected in November 2006.
  • Steve Stenger Steve Stenger
    Steven "Steve" Stenger is an American attorney and a Democratic politician. He is the Current County Executive of St. Louis County.
  • Stuart Symington Stuart Symington
    William Stuart Symington, Jr. was an American businessman and politician from Missouri. He served as the first Secretary of the Air Force from 1947 to 1950 and was a Democratic United States Senator from Missouri from 1953 to 1976.
  • Sue Meredith
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  • Susan Montee Susan Montee
    Susan Montee is an American lawyer and politician from the U.S. state of Missouri who served as the 35th State Auditor of Missouri. She won the election in November 2006 and was sworn into her position on January 4, 2007. She was the third woman in succession to serve as State Auditor of Missouri.
  • Tammy Dickinson
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  • Terry L. Witte Terry L. Witte
    Terry L. Witte is an attorney, and a former Democratic member of the Missouri House of Representatives. He represented the 10th District of Missouri, which includes Pike county and parts of Lincoln, Audrain, Calloway, and Montgomery counties. He resides in Vandalia, Missouri, with his wife, Linda.
  • Theodore Hoskins Theodore Hoskins
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  • Thomas Allen (representative) Thomas Allen (representative)
    Thomas Allen was a railroad builder and later a member of the United States House of Representatives from Missouri.
  • Thomas Caute Reynolds Thomas Caute Reynolds
    Thomas Caute Reynolds was Confederate Governor of the divided border-state of Missouri in the American Civil War, following the death of Claiborne Jackson.
  • Thomas C. Hennings Jr.
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  • Thomas Eagleton Thomas Eagleton
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  • Thomas E. Noell Thomas E. Noell
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  • Thomas Hackney
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  • Thomas Hart Benton (politician) Thomas Hart Benton (politician)
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  • Thomas Lawson Price
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  • Thomas Lilbourne Anderson Thomas Lilbourne Anderson
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  • Thomas L. Rubey
    Thomas Lewis Rubey was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • Thomas Reynolds (governor) Thomas Reynolds (governor)
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  • Thomas Theodore Crittenden Thomas Theodore Crittenden
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  • Timothy P. Green Timothy P. Green
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  • Tim Van Zandt
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  • Tishaura Jones
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  • T. J. McKenna
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  • TJ McKenna
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  • Tom McDonald (politician)
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  • Tommie Pierson
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  • Tommie Pierson Sr.
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  • Tommy Sowers Tommy Sowers
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  • Tom Pendergast Tom Pendergast
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  • Tom Shively
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  • Tom Villa
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  • Tony Ribaudo
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  • Trent Skaggs
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  • Trusten Polk Trusten Polk
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  • Uriel Sebree Hall
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  • Vicki Englund Vicki Englund
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  • Victor Callahan
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  • Vincent C. Schoemehl
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  • Vincent Price Vincent Price
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  • Waldo P. Johnson Waldo P. Johnson
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  • Walter Lewis Hensley Walter Lewis Hensley
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  • Walter Naylor Davis
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  • Warren E. Hearnes Warren E. Hearnes
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  • Wayne J. Henke
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  • Webster Davis Webster Davis
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  • Wes Shoemyer
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  • Wiley Blount Rutledge Wiley Blount Rutledge
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  • Willard Duncan Vandiver
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  • Willard Preble Hall Willard Preble Hall
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  • William Allee
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  • William Augustus Hall William Augustus Hall
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  • William Barclay Napton William Barclay Napton
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  • William Chrisman William Chrisman
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  • William C. Price William C. Price
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  • William Dawson (Missouri)
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  • William Edmond Robinson
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  • William Edward Barton William Edward Barton
    William Edward Barton was a U.S. Representative from Missouri, cousin of Courtney Walker Hamlin.
  • William Henry Stone
    William Henry Stone was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • William H. Hatch William H. Hatch
    William Henry Hatch was a U.S. Representative from Missouri. He was the namesake of the Hatch Act of 1887, which established state agricultural experiment stations for the land-grant colleges. Hatch is also the namesake of Hatch Hall, a Residence Hall at the University of Missouri.
  • William J. Cason
    William J. Cason was an American politician who served in the Missouri State Senate. He was born in Higginsville, Missouri and attended the University of Missouri in Columbia, studying law. Cason was admitted to the Missouri bar in 1951.
  • William Journey
    William Kelso Journey was an American politician from Clinton, Missouri, who served in the Missouri Senate and the Missouri House of Representatives. He served as prosecuting attorney of Henry County, Missouri. During World War II, Journey served in the U.S. Navy from 1942 until 1946.
  • William J. Randall William J. Randall
    William J. Randall was a member of the United States House of Representatives. He was a member of the Democratic Party from Missouri.
  • William J. Stone William J. Stone
    William Joel Stone was a Democratic politician from Missouri who represented his state in the United States House of Representatives from 1885 to 1891, and in the U.S. Senate from 1903 until his death; he also served as the 28th Governor of Missouri from 1893 to 1897.
  • William J. Thompkins
    William J. Thompkins was a physician and health administrator in Kansas City, Missouri and served as Recorder of Deeds for the District of Columbia from 1934 to his death. He first received national notice when he challenged Jim Crow Laws in Oklahoma in Federal Courts in the early 1910s.
  • William L. Hungate William L. Hungate
    William Leonard Hungate was a United States Representative from Missouri from November 3, 1964, to January 3, 1977, representing the Ninth Congressional District.
  • William L. Igoe
    William Leo Igoe was a United States Representative from Missouri. He attended the public and parochial schools of St. Louis and graduated from the law school of Washington University in St. Louis in 1902. He was admitted to the bar in the same year and commenced the practice of law in St. Louis.
  • William L. Nelson
    William Lester Nelson was an American farmer and politician from Columbia, Missouri. He represented Missouri as a Democrat in the United States House of Representatives for several terms: 1919–1921, 1925–1933 and 1935–1943.
  • William M. Boyle
    William Marshall Boyle Jr. was a Democratic political activist from Kansas.
  • William McDaniel (politician)
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  • William Patterson Borland William Patterson Borland
    William Patterson Borland was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • William Raleigh Hull Jr.
    William Raleigh Hull Jr. was a U.S. Representative from Missouri's 6th congressional district. He was born in Weston, Missouri into a prominent tobacco raising family.
  • William Ridenbaugh
    William Fahnestock Ridenbaugh was a newspaper publisher who started the St. Joseph Gazette in St. Joseph, Missouri.
  • William Rock Painter
    William Rock Painter was a Democratic politician from the state of Missouri. He was the state's 28th Lieutenant Governor and later a State Senator.
  • William S. Cowherd William S. Cowherd
    William Strother Cowherd was a Democratic Mayor of Kansas City, Missouri from 1892–1893 and Congressman from Missouri from 1897–1905.
  • William S. Morris
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  • William Taylor Thornton
    William Taylor Thornton was the 15th Governor of New Mexico Territory from 1893 to 1897.
  • William Thomas Bland
    William Thomas Bland was a U.S. Representative from Missouri, grandson of John G. Jackson and cousin of James M. Jackson.
  • William Thornton Kemper Sr.
    William Thornton Kemper Sr. was the patriarch of the Missouri Kemper family who developed both Commerce Bancshares and United Missouri Bank to become a major banking family in the Midwest. He also founded the Kemper Grain Company and the Kemper Loan and Investment Company.
  • William Thornton Kemper, Sr.
    William Thornton Kemper, Sr. was the patriarch of the Missouri Kemper family who developed both Commerce Bancshares and United Missouri Bank to become a major banking family in the Midwest. He also founded the Kemper Grain Company and the Kemper Loan and Investment Company.
  • William Van Ness Bay
    William Van Ness Bay was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • William W. Rucker
    William Waller Rucker was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.
  • William Y. Slack William Y. Slack
    William Yarnel Slack was a Missouri lawyer, politician, and general in the Missouri State Guard during the American Civil War. He led a division in some of war's earliest major battles in the Trans-Mississippi Theater and was mortally wounded in the Battle of Pea Ridge in Arkansas.
  • Wilson Bell
    Wilson Bell was an American politician. He served as the State Treasurer of Missouri from 1941 to 1945.
  • Wilson Brown (politician)
    Wilson Brown was an American politician. He was the Lieutenant Governor of Missouri from 1853 until his death in office in 1855. He also served in the Missouri House of Representatives from 1838 to 1839.
  • W. J. Doran
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