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Henri Peyroux de Ia Coudrenière was born in France around 1743, the son of Marguerite-…

Perl Decker portrait

Perl D. Decker was an attorney who served three terms from 1913 to 1919 as a US congressman from Jasper County,…

1. This watercolor portrait of Henry Dodge was painted by George Catlin during the Dodge-Leavenworth Expedition of 1834. [Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis, 1962-192-0001]

Henry Dodge served his nation in a long and prosperous life on the nineteenth-century…

A portrait of Alexander Doniphan, painted by George Caleb Bingham around 1850

Born on July 9, 1808, in Mason County, Kentucky, Alexander William Doniphan was the son of…

Forrest Donnell. [State Historical Society of Missouri, Missouri Governor Portraits, P1091-18639]

Born in Quitman, Missouri, on August 20, 1884, the only child of dry-goods operator John…

Phil Donnelly. [State Historical Society of Missouri, Missouri Governor Portraits, P1091-18639]

Phil M. Donnelly was born in Lebanon, Missouri, on March 6, 1891. He was educated in…

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

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

Julia Dent Grant, circa 1875. [Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis, Prints and Photographs Collection, N29746]

Although best known as a general’s wife and a first lady, Julia Dent Grant left an…

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…

William Henry Hatch. [University Archives, University of Missouri, collection C:3/25/28]

Born near Georgetown, Kentucky, on September 11, 1833, to Quaker parents the Reverend…