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Edwin Obed STANARD

(1832-1914)

STANARD, Edwin Obed, a Representative from Missouri; born in Newport, Sullivan County, N.H., January 5, 1832; moved with his parents to the Territory of Iowa in 1836; completed preparatory studies; moved to St. Louis, Mo., in 1853; taught school in Illinois in 1854 and 1855; was graduated from St. Louis (Mo.) Commercial College in 1855; engaged in the commission business in 1856 and later in the milling business at St. Louis; Lieutenant Governor of Missouri 1869-1871; elected as a Republican to the Forty-third Congress (March 4, 1873-March 3, 1875); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1874 to the Forty-fourth Congress; engaged in the manufacture of flour; died in St. Louis, Mo., March 12, 1914; interment in Bellefontaine Cemetery.

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

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