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Philip Matthew Donnelly

  • Birth 6 Mar 1891 Lebanon, Laclede County, Missouri, USA
  • Death 12 Sep 1961 Lebanon, Laclede County, Missouri, USA
  • Burial Lebanon, Laclede County, Missouri, USA
  • Memorial ID 9000472

Missouri Governor. He attended St. Louis University, earning a law degree in 1913, established a private law practice, was City Attorney of Lebanon, Missouri and as Laclede County prosecuting attorney. Entering politics, he was a member of the Missouri House of Representatives, (1922-24) and president of the Missouri State Senate, (1924-44). In 1944, he was elected as a Democratic the 41st Governor of Missouri, serving until 1949 and was reelected as the 43rd Governor of Missouri, serving (1953-57). After completing his final term, he live in retirement until death at age 70 in Lebanon, Missouri.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Tom Denardo
  • Added: 27 Jun 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9000472
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Philip Matthew Donnelly (6 Mar 1891–12 Sep 1961), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9000472, citing Lebanon City Cemetery, Lebanon, Laclede County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .