Milton Andrew ROMJUE, Congress, MO (1874-1968)


ROMJUE, Milton Andrew, a Representative from Missouri; born in Love Lake, Macon County, Mo., December 5, 1874; attended the public schools and the Kirksville State Normal School; was graduated from the law department of the University of Missouri at Columbia in 1904; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Macon, Macon County, Mo.; city attorney of Higbee, Randolph County, Mo., in 1904 and 1905; judge of the Macon County probate court 1907-1915; delegate to the Democratic State conventions 1920-1940; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1928; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-fifth and Sixty-sixth Congresses (March 4, 1917-March 3, 1921); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1920 to the Sixty-seventh Congress; elected to the Sixty-eighth and to the nine succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1923-January 3, 1943); chairman, Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads (Seventy-sixth and Seventy-seventh Congresses); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1942 to the Seventy-eighth Congress; resumed the practice of law and also engaged in farming and stock raising; died in Macon, Mo., January 23, 1968; interment in Oakwood Cemetery.

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