James Earickson

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James Earickson
Missouri State Treasurer
In office
1829–1833
Preceded by Nathaniel Simonds
Succeeded by John Walker

James Earickson (December 7, 1782 – June 11, 1844) was a U.S. politician from Missouri.

James Earickson was born in Isle of Kent, Maryland, and moved to Howard County, Missouri in 1818. He was elected to the Missouri State Senate as a Democrat in August, 1828. Less than five months later, in January, 1829, he was appointed as State Treasurer of Missouri. The city of Glasgow, Missouri was created in 1836 from land partially contributed by Earickson. On a personal note, he was married to the former Rebecca Malone and had three children. One of his granddaughters, Jane Perry Francis was married to Missouri Governor David R. Francis

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Political offices
Preceded by
Nathaniel Simonds
Missouri State Treasurer
1829–1833
Succeeded by
John Walker