Fletcher Daniels

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Fletcher D. Daniels (September 8, 1919 – March 15, 1999[1]) was a Democratic politician who served in the Missouri House of Representatives. Born in Muskogee, Oklahoma, he was first elected to the Missouri House of Representatives in 1984.[2] Daniels retired for the U.S. Postal Service after 30 years to serve on the Kansas City school board. He was the first African-American Speaker Pro Tem in the history of Missouri. The Fletcher Daniels State Office Building built in 1967 was renamed in his honor.[3][4]


  1. ^ "Death-Record: Fletcher D. Daniels, Kansas City, Missouri". Retrieved 2013-12-29. 
  2. ^ Rebecca McDowell Cook. Official Manual State of Missouri 1997-1998. p. 142. 
  3. ^ United States of America Congressional Record Proceedings and Debates of the 106th Congress, First Edition. p. 14417. 
  4. ^ "Fletcher Daniels State Office Building". Retrieved 2013-12-29.