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Missouri's 12th congressional district

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Missouri's 12th congressional district

"MO-12" redirects here. MO-12 may also refer to Missouri Route 12.

The 12th Congressional District of Missouri was a congressional district for the United States House of Representatives in Missouri from 1873 to 1953.

List of representatives

Representative Party Years District home Notes
District created March 4, 1873
John M. Glover Democratic March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1879
William H. Hatch Democratic March 4, 1879 – March 3, 1883 Redistricted to the 1st district
Charles H. Morgan Democratic March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1885
William J. Stone Democratic March 4, 1885 – March 3, 1891
David A. De Armond Democratic March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1893 Redistricted to the 6th district
Seth W. Cobb Democratic March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1897 Redistricted from the 9th district
Charles E. Pearce Republican March 4, 1897 – March 3, 1901
James Joseph Butler Democratic March 4, 1901 – June 28, 1902 Seat declared vacant
Vacant June 28, 1902 – November 4, 1902
James Joseph Butler Democratic November 4, 1902 – February 26, 1903 Lost election contest
George C. R. Wagoner Republican February 26, 1903 – March 3, 1903 Won election contest
James Joseph Butler Democratic March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1905
Ernest E. Wood Democratic March 4, 1905 – June 23, 1906 Lost election contest
Harry M. Coudrey Republican June 23, 1906 – March 3, 1911 Won election contest
Leonidas C. Dyer Republican March 4, 1911 – June 19, 1914 Lost election contest
Michael J. Gill Democratic June 19, 1914 – March 3, 1915 Won election contest
Leonidas C. Dyer Republican March 4, 1915 – March 3, 1933
District inactive March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935 All representatives elected At-large on a general ticket
James R. Claiborne Democratic January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1937 Redistricted from the At-large district
Lost renomination
Charles A. Anderson Democratic January 3, 1937 – January 3, 1941 Lost re-election
Walter C. Ploeser Republican January 3, 1941 – January 3, 1949 Lost re-election
Raymond W. Karst Democratic January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1951
Thomas B. Curtis Republican January 3, 1951 – January 3, 1953 Redistricted to the 2nd district
District eliminated January 3, 1953


  • Clerk of the House of Representatives
  • Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774–present

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