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State legislator

Arch M. BAIRD, American State Legislator. Member; Elks; Jasper Company Bar Association; Parent-Teachers Association; Phi Delta Phi.


BAIRD, Arch M. was born on June 1, 1883 in Marionville, Missouri, United States. Son of Edward H. and Sarah J. (Bracken) Baird.


Ozark Wesleyan College, 1901. University of Missouri, Bachelor of Laws, 1908.


Secretary, Republic Company Committee, Boone Company, Missouri, 1908-1909. Member, Republic Company Committee, Jasper Company, Missouri, many years. Chairman, Joldon Company, Missouri Republic Ex-Service Men's Association, 1924-1928.

City Attorney, Carterville, 5 terms. Assistant Prospective Attorney, Jasper Company, 2 terms. Member, Carterville Board Education, 6 years.

Chairman, Carterville Cham. Commerce, 1922-1923; State Representative, 2nd Legislative District, Jasper Company, since 1929. Member, secretary, Statute Revision Commission, Missouri, since 1929.

1st Lieutenant, Captain, United States Army, 1917-1918. Commander, local post, American Legion, 2 years. Adjunct, same, 2 years.

Member, Missouri Executive Committee, American Legion, 1925-1926. Chef de Gare, Jasper Company Voiture, Louisiana Societe 40 et 8, 1 term.


Methodist Episcopal Church.


Member; Elks; Jasper Company Bar Association. Parent-Teachers Association. Phi Delta Phi.


Spouse Marguerite Hunt, 1908, Columbia, Missouri.