Henry Franklin LAWRENCE, Congress, MO (1868-1950)


LAWRENCE, Henry Franklin, a Representative from Missouri; born near Greensburg, Decatur County, Ind., January 31, 1868; attended the public schools, the local high school, and Stanberry (Mo.) Normal School; moved to Cameron, Clinton County, Mo., and engaged in banking; clerk of Daviess County 1907-1911; mayor of Cameron 1914-1918; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1921-March 3, 1923); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1922 to the Sixty-eighth Congress; delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1924; employed with the State finance department of Missouri; died in Cameron, Mo., January 12, 1950; interment in Graceland Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present