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  Vest, George Graham
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NameGeorge Graham Vest
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St. Louis, Missouri , United States
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Born December 06, 1830
DiedAugust 09, 1904 (73 years)
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Last ModifedThomas Walker
Mar 08, 2007 11:58am
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InfoVEST, George Graham, a Senator from Missouri; born in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., December 6, 1830; graduated from Centre College, Danville, Ky., in 1848 and from the law department of Transylvania University, Lexington, Ky., in 1853; admitted to the bar in 1853 and commenced practice in Georgetown, Mo.; moved to Boonville, Mo., in 1856; Democratic presidential elector in 1860; member, State house of representatives 1860-1861; judge advocate with the Confederate forces in Missouri in 1862; served in the house of representatives of the Confederate Congress from February 1862 to January 1865, when he resigned, having been appointed to fill a vacancy in the Confederate Senate; resumed the practice of law in Sedalia, Mo., in 1865; moved to Kansas City in 1877; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate; reelected in 1885, 1891 and 1897 and served from March 4, 1879, to March 3, 1903; chairman, Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds (Fifty-third Congress), Committee on Epidemic Diseases (Fifty-fourth Congress), Committee on Public Health and National Quarantine (Fifty-fourth through Fifty-seventh Congresses); due to ill health, retired from public life and resided at Sweet Springs, Saline County, Mo., until his death on August 9, 1904; interment in Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.

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Son George P. Vest 1861-1902
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  01/22/1897 MO US Senate Won 72.92% (+50.00%)
  01/22/1891 MO US Senate Won 76.02% (+57.31%)
  01/20/1885 MO US Senate Won 71.26% (+47.31%)
  01/22/1879 MO US Senate Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  07/19/1876 MO Governor - D Convention Lost 29.97% (-29.32%)
  01/12/1865 MO CSA Senate Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/1863 MO CSA District 05 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/1861 MO CSA District 05 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  07/20/1861 MO CSA Delegate - Seat H Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
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