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 Frank Parks Briggs

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Frank Parks Briggs

Birth
Armstrong, Howard County, Missouri, USA
Death 23 Sep 1992 (aged 98)
Macon, Macon County, Missouri, USA
Burial Fayette, Howard County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 8031237 View Source
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U.S. Senator. Attending Central College at Fayette, (1911-14), he graduated from the University of Missouri, in 1915 and then became successful in the newspaper and publishing business. He was Mayor of Macon, Missouri, (1930-32) and a member, Missouri State Senate, (1933-44). In 1945, he was appointed as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Harry S. Truman, serving until 1947. After leaving the Senate, he resumed his newspaper and publishing business, until retiring in 1973.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Originally Created by: Tim Crutchfield
  • Added: 26 Oct 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8031237
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/8031237/frank-parks-briggs : accessed ), memorial page for Frank Parks Briggs (25 Feb 1894–23 Sep 1992), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8031237, citing Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Fayette, Howard County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .