Forrest C. Donnell

Forrest C. Donnell

Quitman, Nodaway County, Missouri, USA
Death 3 Mar 1980 (aged 95)
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Plot Block 88 Lot 6761
Memorial ID 22855 · View Source
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Missouri Governor, U.S. Senator. Born in Quitman, Missouri, he graduated from the University of Missouri, in 1904, its law school in 1907 was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in St. Louis, Missouri. He also was city attorney of Webster Groves, a suburb of St. Louis. In 1941, he was elected as a Republican the 40th Governor of Missouri, serving until 1945. After his term, he was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate, serving (1945-51). An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of law and retired in 1956. He served as president of the University of Missouri Alumni Association until his death at age 95 in St. Louis, Missouri.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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