The Political Graveyard: A Database of American History
U.S. District Attorneys in Missouri

U.S. District Attorneys for Missouri, 1814-63 (may be incomplete!)
John Scott 1814-17 Charles Lucas 1817-18 Robert Wash 1818-19 James H. Peck 1819-22 Joshua Barton 1822-23 Robert Wash 1823-24 Edward Bates 1824-27 Beverley Allen 1827-29 George F. Shannon 1829-34 Arthur L. Magennis 1834-40 Montgomery Blair 1840-44 William M. McPherson 1844-45 Thomas T. Gantt 1845-50 John D. Cook 1850-52 John D. Coulter 1852-53 Thomas C. Reynolds 1853-57 William W. Edwards 1862-63

Officeholding Events (may be incomplete!)

  • 1852 Oct 28: John D. Cook, died in office.

    U.S. District Attorneys for Missouri, 1857-1998 (may be incomplete!)
    Calvin F. Burns 1857-61 Asa S. Jones 1861-62 William N. Grover 1863 John W. Noble 1867-70 Chester H. Krum 1870-76 William H. Bliss 1876-87 Thomas P. Bashaw 1887-89 George D. Reynolds 1889-94 William H. Clopton 1894-98 Edward A. Rozier 1898-1902 David P. Dyer 1902-07 Henry W. Blodgett 1907-10 Charles A. Houts 1910-14 Arthur L. Oliver 1914-19 Walter L. Hensley 1919-20 James E. Carroll 1920-23 Allen Curry 1923-26 Louis H. Breuer 1926-34 Harry C. Blanton 1934-47 Drake Watson 1947-51 George L. Robertson 1951-53 William W. Crowdis 1953 Harry Richards 1953-59 William H. Webster 1959-61 D. Jeff Lance 1961-62 Richard D. Fitzgibbon, Jr. 1962-67 Veryl Riddle 1967-69 James E. Reeves 1969 Daniel Bartlett, Jr. 1969 James E. Reeves 1969-73 Donald J. Stohr 1973-76 Barry A. Short 1976-77 Robert D. Kingsland 1977-81 Thomas E. Dittmeier 1981-90 Stephen B. Higgins 1990-93 Edward L. Dowd, Jr. 1993-98

    U.S. District Attorneys for Missouri, 1857-2007 (may be incomplete!)
    M. M. Parsons 1857-58 Alfred M. Lay 1858-61 James J. Clark 1861 James O. Broadhead 1861 Robert J. Lackey 1861-64 Bennett Pike 1864 James S. Botsford 1871-78 L. H. Waters 1878-82 William Warner 1882-85 Ross Guffin 1885 Maecenas E. Benton 1885-89 Elbert E. Kimball 1889 George A. Neal 1889-94 John R. Walker 1894-98 William Warner 1898-1905 Arba S. Van Valkenburgh 1905-10 Leslie J. Lyons 1910-13 Francis M. Wilson 1913-20 Sam O. Hargus 1920 James W. Sullinger 1920-21 Charles C. Madison 1921-25 Roscoe C. Patterson 1925-29 William L. Vandeventer 1929-34 Maurice M. Milligan 1934-40 Richard K. Phelps 1940 Maurice M. Milligan 1940-45 Sam M. Wear 1945-53 Edward L. Scheufler 1953-61 F. Russell Millin 1961-67 Calvin K. Hamilton 1967-69 Bert C. Hurn 1969-77 Ronald S. Reed, Jr. 1977-81 J. Whitfield Moody 1981 Robert G. Ulrich 1981-89 Thomas M. Larson 1989 Jean Paul Bradshaw II 1989-93 Michael A. Jones 1993 Marietta Parker 1993 Stephen L. Hill, Jr. 1994-98 Todd P. Graves 2001 John F. Wood 2007
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