David A. De Armond

David A. De Armond, Missouri Congressman.

David Albaugh De Armond (March 18, 1844 – November 23, 1909) was a Democratic Representative representing Missouri's 12th congressional district from March 4, 1891 until March 3, 1893, and then Missouri's 6th congressional district from March 4, 1893 until dying in office in 1909.

He was born in Blair County, Pennsylvania, attended Lycoming College and moved to Davenport, Iowa in 1866; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1867 and commenced practice in Davenport; moved to Missouri in 1869 and settled in Greenfield, Missouri, Dade County, Missouri.

He was member of Missouri State Senate, 1879–1883; Missouri Supreme Court commissioner, 1884; judge of the twenty-second judicial circuit of Missouri, 1886–1890.

In Congress he was one of the managers appointed by the House of Representatives in 1905 to conduct the impeachment proceedings against Charles Swayne, judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida.

De Armond and his young grandson both died in a fire that destroyed his home in Butler, Missouri.[1] He is buried in Oak Hill Cemetery.

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  • United States Congress. "David A. De Armond (id: D000167)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • David A. De Armond at Find a Grave
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
William Joel Stone
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Missouri's 12th congressional district

Succeeded by
Seth Wallace Cobb
Preceded by
John T. Heard
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Missouri's 6th congressional district

Succeeded by
Clement C. Dickinson