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Henry Samuel Priest

Biography of Henry Samuel Priest

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Priest
  • First Name: Henry
  • Middle Name: Samuel
  • Date of Birth: February , 7 , 1853
  • Place of Birth (POB): Ralls County , Missouri (US-MO, MO, 29, Mo.)
  • Date of Death: July , 9 , 1930
  • Place of Death (POD): St. Louis , Missouri (US-MO, MO, 29, Mo.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Henry Samuel Priest Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Grover Cleveland ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 08/06/1894
  • Seat vacated by: Thayer , Amos M.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 08/06/1894
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 08/08/1894
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 08/09/1894
  • Commission Date: 08/09/1894
  • Date of Termination: 05/23/1895
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Resignation

Henry Samuel Priest in the Law School

  • Name of School: Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (A.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1872

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Read law
  • Law Degree Year: 1873

Henry Samuel Priest Career Path


  • Private practice, Moberly, Missouri, 1873-1880
  • City attorney, Moberly, Missouri
  • Attorney, Missouri Pacific and Wabash Railroads, St. Louis Missouri, 1881-1894
  • Private practice, St. Louis, Missouri, 1895-
  • Candidate for U.S. Senate from Missouri, 1920
  • Candidate for governor, Missouri, 1924


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