Theodore W. Hukriede

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Theodore Waldemar Hukriede (November 9, 1878 - April 14, 1945) was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.

Born near New Truxton, Missouri, Hukriede attended the public schools, Central Wesleyan College, Warrenton, Missouri, and the University of Missouri. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1903 and commenced practice in Warrenton, Missouri, in 1903.

Hukriede was elected prosecuting attorney of Warren County in 1904, 1906, and 1908. Probate judge of Warren County 1910-1920. He served as a delegate to the Missouri State conventions in 1900, 1908, 1912, 1916, 1936, and 1940. He served as a delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1916 and 1936. He served as president of the Warrenton School Board 1916-1920. He served as chairman of the Republican State committee 1916-1918.

Hukriede was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1921-March 3, 1923). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1922 to the Sixty-eighth Congress. He was appointed United States Marshal for the eastern district of Missouri May 12, 1923, and served until March 1933. He resumed the practice of law.

Hukriede was elected to the State house of representatives in 1942. He was reelected in 1944 and served until his death in Warrenton, Missouri, April 14, 1945. He was interred in Warrenton Memorial Society Cemetery.

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