Elliot Woolfolk Major

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Elliot Woolfolk Major
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33rd Governor of Missouri
In office
January 13, 1913 – January 8, 1917
Lieutenant William Rock Painter
Preceded by Herbert S. Hadley
Succeeded by Frederick D. Gardner
Attorney General of Missouri
In office
1909–1913
Preceded by Herbert S. Hadley
Succeeded by John T. Barker
Personal details
Born (1864-10-20)October 20, 1864
Lincoln County, Missouri
Died July 9, 1949(1949-07-09) (aged 84)
Eureka, Missouri

Elliot Woolfolk Major (October 20, 1864 – July 9, 1949) was an American lawyer and Democratic politician from Pike County, Missouri.

Biography[edit]

Born in 1864 in Lincoln County, Missouri, he served in the Missouri Senate, as the state's Attorney General, and was elected the 33rd Governor of Missouri in the 1912 election.[1] He died in 1949 at Eureka, Missouri and is buried at the City Cemetery at Bowling Green, Missouri.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Missouri Governor Elliot Woolfolk Major". National Governors Association. Retrieved 2009-02-04. 

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Herbert S. Hadley
Missouri State Attorney General
1909–1913
Succeeded by
John Tull Barker
Political offices
Preceded by
Herbert S. Hadley
Governor of Missouri
1913–1917
Succeeded by
Frederick D. Gardner