| Share
History and GovernmentCongressional BiographiesMissouri

Gustavus Adolphus FINKELNBURG


FINKELNBURG, Gustavus Adolphus, a Representative from Missouri; born near Cologne, Germany, April 6, 1837; immigrated to the United States in 1848 with his parents, who settled in St. Charles, Mo.; attended St. Charles College, Missouri, and was graduated from the Cincinnati (Ohio) Law School in 1859; was admitted to the bar in 1860 and commenced practice in St. Louis, Mo.; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of the State house of representatives 1864-1868, and served as speaker pro tempore in 1868; elected as a Republican to the Forty-first Congress and as a Liberal Republican to the Forty-second Congress (March 4, 1869-March 3, 1873); appointed United States judge for the eastern district of Missouri in 1905, and served until March 31, 1907, when he resigned; died in Denver, Colo., May 18, 1908; interment in Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.

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

Related Links

Premium Partner Content
HighBeam Research
Documents Images and Maps Reference
(from Newspapers, Magazines, Journals, Newswires, Transcripts and Books)

Research our extensive archive of more than 80 million articles from 6,500 publications.

Additional search results provided by HighBeam Research, LLC. © Copyright 2005. All rights reserved.

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring