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List of Attorneys General of Missouri

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The individuals listed below have all served in the position of Attorney General of Missouri.

Name Party Term County
Edward Bates Democratic-Republican 1820-1821 St. Louis
Rufus Easton Democrat 1821-1826 St. Louis
Robert William Wells Democrat 1826-1836 St. Charles
William Barclay Napton Democrat 1836-1839 Howard
Samuel Mansfield Bay Democrat 1839-1845 Cole
Benjamin F. Stringfellow Democrat 1845-1849 Chariton
William A. Robards Democrat 1849-1851 Boone
James B. Gardenhire [Whig 1851-1857 Buchanan
Ephraim B. Ewing Democrat 1857-1858 Ray
J. Proctor Knott Democrat 1858-1861 Scotland
Aikman Welch Democrat 1861-1864 Johnson
Thomas Theodore Crittenden Democrat 1864 Johnson
Robert Franklin Wingate Democrat 1865-1869 St. Louis
Horace B. Johnson Republican 1869-1871 Cole
Andrew Jackson Baker Republican 1871-1872 Schuyler
Henry Clay Ewing Democrat 1873-1875 Cole
John A. Hockaday Democrat 1875-1877 Callaway
Jackson Leonidas Smith Democrat 1877-1881 Cole
Daniel Harrison McIntyre Democrat 1881-1885 Audrain
Banton Gallitin Boone Democrat 1885-1889 Henry
John M. Wood Democrat 1889-1893 Clark
Robert Franklin Walker Democrat 1893-1897 Morgan
Edward Coke Crow Democrat 1897-1905 Jasper County
Herbert S. Hadley Republican 1905-1909 Jackson
Elliot Woolfolk Major Democrat 1909-1913 Pike
John Tull Barker Democrat 1913-1917 Macon
Frank Winton McAllister Democrat 1917-1921 Monroe
Jesse W. Barrett Republican 1921-1925 Lewis
Robert William Otto Republican 1925 Franklin
North Todd Gentry Republican 1925-1928 Boone
Stratton Shartel Republican 1928-1933 Newton
Roy M. McKittrick Democrat 1933-1945 Chariton
Jonathan E. "Buck" Taylor Democrat 1945-1953 Livingston
John M. Dalton Democrat 1953-1961 Dunklin
Thomas Eagleton Democrat 1961-1965 St. Louis City
Norman H. Anderson Democrat 1965-1969 St. Louis
John Danforth Republican 1969-1977 St. Louis, Cole
John Ashcroft Republican 1977-1985 Greene
William L. Webster Republican 1985-1993 Jasper
Jay Nixon Democrat 1993- Jefferson


  • Official Manual, State of Missouri, 2005-1006.

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