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Missouri: State Auditors


Missouri State Auditors, 1820-2006 (May be incomplete!)
William Christy 1820-21 William V. Rector 1821-23 Elias Barcroft 1823-33 Henry Shurlds 1833-35 Peter Garland Glover 1835-37 Hiram H. Baber 1837-45 William Monroe 1845 James W. McDearmon 1845-48 George W. Miller 1848-49 Wilson Brown 1849-52 Abraham Fulkerson 1852-53 William H. Buffington 1853-61 John Walker 1880-88 James M. Seibert 1889-1901 Albert Otis Allen 1901-05 William W. Wilder 1905-09 John Pemberton Gordon 1909-17 George E. Hackmann 1917-25 L. D. Thompson 1925-33 Forrest Smith 1933-49 William H. Holmes 1949-53 Haskell Holman 1953-69 Christopher S. Bond 1971-73 John Ashcroft 1973-75 James F. Antonio 1979- Claire McCaskill 1998-2006

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1848 Mar 20: James W. McDearmon, died in office.
  • 1852 Aug 2: William H. Buffington, elected.
  • 1856 Aug 4: William H. Buffington, elected.
  • 1900 Nov 6: Albert Otis Allen, elected.
  • 1904 Nov 8: William W. Wilder (Rep), elected.
  • 1908 Nov 3: John Pemberton Gordon, elected.
  • 1912 Nov 5: John Pemberton Gordon, elected.
  • 1916 Nov 7: George E. Hackmann (Rep), elected.
  • 1920 Nov 2: George E. Hackmann (Rep), elected; George H. Middelkamp (Dem), defeated; Roy F. Smalley (Socialist), defeated; A. R. Smith (Farmer-Workers), defeated; Fred Spalti (Socialist Labor), defeated.
  • 1924 Nov 4: L. D. Thompson (Rep), elected; George H. Middelkamp (Dem), defeated; A. B. Griep (Socialist), defeated; Henry Knobel (Socialist Labor), defeated.
  • 1928: Forrest Smith (Dem), defeated.
  • 1928 Nov 6: L. D. Thompson (Rep), elected.
  • 1932 Nov 8: Forrest Smith (Dem), elected.
  • 1936 Nov 3: Forrest Smith (Dem), elected; George E. Hackmann (Rep), defeated; Jesse Alspaugh (Communist), defeated; James Wagoner (Socialist Labor), defeated.
  • 1940 Nov 5: Forrest Smith (Dem), elected; J. T. Waddill (Rep), defeated; Helen Nichols (Socialist), defeated.
  • 1944 Aug 1: Forrest Smith (Dem), nominated unopposed.
  • 1944 Aug 1: George Metzger (Rep), nominated; George B. Harlan (Rep), defeated in primary; J. P. Craig (Rep), defeated in primary.
  • 1944 Nov 7: Forrest Smith (Dem), elected; George Metzger (Rep), defeated.
  • 1948 Nov 2: Elizabeth Erbe (Socialist), defeated; William H. Holmes (Dem), elected.
  • 1950 Nov 7: William H. Holmes (Dem), elected; William Barton (Rep), defeated; Howard Edsell (Progressive), defeated; O. M. Tanner (Christian Nationalist), defeated; Bertha M. Boutell (Prohibition), defeated; Elizabeth Erbe (Socialist), defeated; Theodore Baeff (Socialist Labor), defeated.
  • 1953 Mar 31: William H. Holmes, died in office.
  • 1953 Apr 6: Haskell Holman, appointed.
  • 1954 Aug 3: Haskell Holman (Dem), nominated unopposed.
  • 1954 Nov 2: Haskell Holman (Dem), elected.
  • 1970 Nov 3: Christopher S. Bond (Rep), elected.
  • 1974: John Ashcroft (Rep), defeated.
  • 1998 Nov 3: Gerald R. Geier (Libertarian), defeated.
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