Edward Bates (1793-1869) —
Born in Goochland
County, Va., September
to Missouri state constitutional convention from St. Louis
County, 1820; Missouri
state attorney general, 1820-21; member of Missouri
state house of representatives, 1822, 1834; U.S.
Attorney for Missouri, 1824-27; U.S.
Representative from Missouri at-large, 1827-29; member of Missouri
state senate 5th District, 1830-31; state court judge in
Missouri, 1853-56; candidate for Republican nomination for President,
Attorney General, 1861-64; first
U.S. cabinet officer from west of the Mississippi River.
Died in St.
Louis, Mo., March
25, 1869 (age 75 years, 202
Interment at Bellefontaine
Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
Elmer Tunis (b. 1872) —
of Elwood, Madison
Born in Linn
County, Mo., October
and paint retailer; mayor of
Elwood, Ind., 1917-18, 1943-44, 1950-51; police
Quaker. Member, Odd
Burial location unknown.
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