Missouri's 12th congressional district

The 12th congressional district of Missouri was a congressional district for the United States House of Representatives in Missouri from 1873 to 1953.

Missouri's 12th congressional district
Obsolete district
Created1870
1935
Eliminated1930
1950
Years active1873-1933
1935-1953

List of members representing the districtEdit

Member Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history
District created March 4, 1873
 
John M. Glover
Democratic March 4, 1873 –
March 3, 1879
43rd
44th
45th
Elected in 1872.
Re-elected in 1874.
Re-elected in 1876.
Lost renomination.
 
William H. Hatch
Democratic March 4, 1879 –
March 3, 1883
46th
47th
Elected in 1878.
Re-elected in 1880.
Redistricted to the 1st district.
 
Charles H. Morgan
Democratic March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1885
48th Elected in 1882.
Lost re-election.
 
William J. Stone
Democratic March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1891
49th
50th
51st
Elected in 1884.
Re-elected in 1886.
Re-elected in 1888.
Retired.
 
David A. De Armond
Democratic March 4, 1891 –
March 3, 1893
52nd Elected in 1890.
Redistricted to the 6th district.
 
Seth W. Cobb
Democratic March 4, 1893 –
March 3, 1897
53rd
54th
Redistricted from the 9th district and re-elected in 1892.
Re-elected in 1894.
Retired.
 
Charles E. Pearce
Republican March 4, 1897 –
March 3, 1901
55th
56th
Elected in 1896.
Re-elected in 1898.
Retired.
 
James Joseph Butler
Democratic March 4, 1901 –
June 28, 1902
57th Elected in 1900.
Seat declared Vacant.
Vacant June 28, 1902 –
November 4, 1902
 
James Joseph Butler
Democratic November 4, 1902 –
February 26, 1903
Elected to fill the vacant seat.
Lost election contest.
 
George C. R. Wagoner
Republican February 26, 1903 –
March 3, 1903
Won election contest.
Retired.
 
James Joseph Butler
Democratic March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1905
58th Elected in 1902.
Retired.
Ernest E. Wood Democratic March 4, 1905 –
June 23, 1906
59th Elected in 1904.
Lost election contest.
 
Harry M. Coudrey
Republican June 23, 1906 –
March 3, 1911
59th
60th
61st
Won election contest.
Re-elected in 1906.
Re-elected in 1908.
Retired.
 
Leonidas C. Dyer
Republican March 4, 1911 –
June 19, 1914
62nd
63rd
Elected in 1910.
Re-elected in 1912.
Lost election contest.
 
Michael J. Gill
Democratic June 19, 1914 –
March 3, 1915
63rd Won election contest.
Lost re-election.
 
Leonidas C. Dyer
Republican March 4, 1915 –
March 3, 1933
64th
65th
66th
67th
68th
69th
70th
71st
72nd
Elected in 1914.
Re-elected in 1916.
Re-elected in 1918.
Re-elected in 1920.
Re-elected in 1922.
Re-elected in 1924.
Re-elected in 1926.
Re-elected in 1928.
Re-elected in 1930.
Redistricted to the at-large district and lost re-election.
District inactive March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1935
73rd All representatives elected at-large.
James R. Claiborne Democratic January 3, 1935 –
January 3, 1937
74th Redistricted from the at-large district and re-elected in 1934.
Lost renomination.
Charles A. Anderson Democratic January 3, 1937 –
January 3, 1941
75th
76th
Elected in 1936.
Re-elected in 1938.
Lost re-election.
Walter C. Ploeser Republican January 3, 1941 –
January 3, 1949
77th
78th
79th
80th
Elected in 1940.
Re-elected in 1942.
Re-elected in 1944.
Re-elected in 1946.
Lost re-election.
Raymond W. Karst Democratic January 3, 1949 –
January 3, 1951
81st Elected in 1948.
Lost re-election.
 
Thomas B. Curtis
Republican January 3, 1951 –
January 3, 1953
82nd Elected in 1950.
Redistricted to the 2nd district.
District eliminated January 3, 1953

ReferencesEdit

  • Election Statistics 1920-present Clerk of the House of Representatives
  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1989). The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1982). The Historical Atlas of United States Congressional Districts. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
  • Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774–present