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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Missouri, (search)
sJan. 31, 1885 Albert G. MorehouseactingDec. 28, 1887 David R. Francis (Dem.)term beginsJan., 1889 William J. Stone (Dem.)term beginsJan., 1893 Lou V. Stephensterm beginsJan., 1897 A. M. Dockeryterm beginsJan., 1901 United States Senators. Name.No. of Congress.Term. David Barton17th to 21st1821 to 1831 Thomas H. Benton17th to 31st1821 to 1851 Alexander Buckner22d1831 to 1833 Lewis F. Linn23d to 27th1833 to 1843 David R. Atchison28th to 33d1843 to 1856 Henry S. Geyer32d to 34th1851 to 1857 James Stephen Green34th to 36th1857 to 1861 Trusten Polk35th to 37th1857 to 1862 Waldo P. Johnson37th1861 to 1862 John B. Henderson37th to 40th1862 to 1869 Robert Wilson37th1862 B. Gratz Brown38th to 39th1863 to 1867 Charles D. Drake40th to 41st1867 to 1870 Francis P. Blair, Jr41st to 42d1871 to 1873 Carl Schurz41st to 42d1869 to 1875 Lewis F. Bogy43d to 45th1873 to 1877 Francis M. Cockrell44th to—1875 to — David H. Armstrong45th1877 to 1879 George G. Vest46th to—187
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Vest, George Graham 1830- (search)
Vest, George Graham 1830- Senator; born in Frankfort, Ky., Dec. 6, 1830; graduated at Centre College in 1848; studied law and removed to Missouri, where he began practice. He was a Presidential elector on the Democratic ticket in 1860; member of the State legislature in 1860-61; member of the Confederate Congress in 1863-66; removed to Kansas City, Mo., in 1877; and has been a United States Senator since 1879. In 1900 he was chairman of the committee on public health and national quarantine, and a member of the committees on commerce, finance, public buildings and grounds, transportation and sale of meat products, and industrial expositions.