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David Henry Hickman

David Henry Hickman was a businessman, educator, and legislator from Columbia, Missouri, United States.[2] He was a member of the Missouri State Assembly from 1838 to 1842 and helped compose legislation requiring the state to support public 'common schools' with at least twenty-five percent of the state's revenue. He was also instrumental in the founding and development of Stephens College and served as a curator of the University of Missouri. David H. Hickman High School was built on his country estate in 1927 and named after him.

David Henry Hickman
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Born November 21, 1821[1]
Bourbon County, Kentucky[1]
Died June 25, 1869[1]
Columbia, Missouri[1]
Nationality American
Occupation Businessman, Educator, and Legislator


  1. ^ a b c d e Duncan, Robert Samuel (1882). A History of the Baptists in Missouri. Scammell & Company. pp. 357–358. 
  2. ^ Boone County National Bank: a Columbia cornerstone for 150 years