Ralph Fulton LOZIER, Congress, MO
LOZIER, Ralph Fulton, a Representative from Missouri; born near Hardin, Ray County, Mo., January 28, 1866; attended the public schools; was graduated from the Carrollton (Mo.) High School in 1883; engaged in teaching for several years; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1886 and commenced practice in Carrollton; also interested in agricultural pursuits and the raising of livestock; served as city attorney of Carrollton, Mo., 1915-1944; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1928; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-eighth and to the five succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1923-January 3, 1935); chairman, Committee on the Census (Seventy-second and Seventy-third Congresses); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1934; judge of the circuit court, seventh judicial circuit of Missouri, in 1936; resumed the practice of law, with offices in Carrollton, Mo., and Washington, D.C., and also engaged in agricultural pursuits in Carroll County, Mo.; died in Kansas City, Mo., May 28, 1945; interment in Oak Hill Cemetery, Carrollton, Mo.
Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present