Robert Anthony Hatcher
Robert Anthony Hatcher (February 24, 1819 – December 4, 1886) was a prominent Missouri politician and Democrat who served in the Confederate States Congress during the American Civil War and then spent three terms in the United States House of Representatives after the war during Reconstruction.
Hatcher was born in Buckingham County, Virginia, and later moved to Kentucky, where he was admitted to the bar, before finally settling in Missouri in 1847. He was member of the Missouri House of Representatives in 1850 and 1851.
During the Civil War, he represented the state in the Second Confederate Congress in 1864 and 1865. After the war, he was elected to the United States Congress as a member of the Forty-third Congress, the Forty-fourth Congress, and the Forty-fifth Congress serving from 1873 to 1879. In the Forty-fifth Congress, he served as Chairman of the Committee on Public Expenditures.
- Political Graveyard
- Robert Anthony Hatcher at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress Retrieved on 2009-5-11
- "Robert Anthony Hatcher". Find a Grave. Retrieved 2009-05-11.
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