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Henry Stewart CAULFIELD

(1873-1966)

CAULFIELD, Henry Stewart, a Representative from Missouri; born in St. Louis, Mo., December 9, 1873; attended the St. Louis public schools and St. Charles (Mo.) College; was graduated from the law department of Washington University, St. Louis, Mo., in 1895; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in St. Louis; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1904 to the Fifty-ninth Congress; elected as a Republican to the Sixtieth Congress (March 4, 1907-March 3, 1909); was not a candidate for renomination in 1908; excise commissioner of St. Louis in 1909 and 1910; judge of the St. Louis Court of Appeals 1910-1912; city counselor in 1921 and 1922; chairman of the board of freeholders to merge the city of St. Louis and St. Louis County, 1925-1926; Governor of Missouri, January 14, 1929, to January 9, 1933; unsuccessful Republican nominee for United States Senator in 1938; director of public welfare of St. Louis from June 2, 1941, to April 21, 1949; resumed the practice of law; member of the State Reorganization Commission of Missouri; died in St. Louis, Mo., May 11, 1966; interment in Oak Grove Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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