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…

Edward Hempstead. [Louis Houck, A History of Missouri from the Earliest Explorations and Settlements until the Admission of the State into the Union, vol. 3 (Chicago: R. R. Donnelley & Sons, 1908), p. 2]

Edward Hempstead, a prominent early Missouri attorney and politician, was born in New…

Henry S. Geyer. [Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis, Prints and Photographs Collection, P0004-002099]

Henry S. Geyer was born in Frederick, Maryland, on December 9, 1790. He received a private…

Claiborne Fox Jackson. [Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis, Photographs and Prints Collection, N21069]

Claiborne Fox Jackson was born in rural Fleming County, in northeastern Kentucky, on April…

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…