Perry McCandless was a professor of history at the University of Central Missouri.

Articles Authored

Lewis Bogy. [Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Brady-Handy Photograph Collection, LC-DIG-cwpbh-00128]

Born in Ste. Genevieve on April 9, 1818, as a descendant of early French…

Daniel Dunklin. [State Historical Society of Missouri, P1042-018634]

Missouri’s fifth governor, Daniel Dunklin, was born on January 14, 1790, in the Greenville…

James S. Green. [Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, LC-DIG-ppmsca-26803]

James S. Green was born in Fauquier County, Virginia, on February 28, 1817, and settled in…

Hancock Lee Jackson. [State Historical Society of Missouri, Missouri Governors Portraits Collection, P1091-018866]

Hancock Lee Jackson was born in Madison County, Kentucky, on May 12, 1796. He married…

Alexander McNair. [State Historical Society of Missouri, Art Collection Records, P1042-13377,]

Alexander McNair, the first governor of the state of Missouri, was born in what was then…