Henry F. Lawrence

Henry Franklin Lawrence (January 31, 1868 – January 12, 1950) was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.

Henry F. Lawrence
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Missouri's 3rd district
In office
March 4, 1921 – March 3, 1923
Preceded byJacob L. Milligan
Succeeded byJacob L. Milligan
Personal details
Born(1868-01-31)January 31, 1868
near Greensburg, Indiana
DiedJanuary 12, 1950(1950-01-12) (aged 81)
Cameron, Missouri
Political partyRepublican

Born near Greensburg, Indiana, Lawrence attended the public schools, the local high school, and Stanberry (Missouri) Normal School. He moved to Cameron, Missouri, and engaged in banking. He served as clerk of Daviess County 1907-1911. He served as mayor of Cameron 1914-1918.

Lawrence was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1921 – March 3, 1923). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1922 to the Sixty-eighth Congress. He served as a delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1924. He was employed with the State finance department of Missouri. He died in Cameron, Missouri, January 12, 1950. He was interred in Graceland Cemetery.


  • United States Congress. "Henry F. Lawrence (id: L000135)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Jacob L. Milligan
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Missouri's 3rd congressional district

Succeeded by
Jacob L. Milligan