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Secretary of State of Missouri

Charles U. BECKER, American Secretary of State of Missouri. Member, Knights of Pythias.


BECKER, Charles U. was born on October 21, 1868 in New Haven, Missouri, United States. Son of Hermann and Sarah (Maupin) Becker.


Public School; Cape Girardeau Normal.


Elected, Representative from Polk Company, Missouri to the Missouri Leg., 193 4. Re-elected, 1916. and 1918. Served in the 48. 49. and 50 General Assemblies, 1915, 1917.

1919. Appointed, Secretary. Missouri Highway Commission. 1919-1921. Elected. Secy, of State of Missouri.

1920 by the largest majority ever given a Secy, of State in Missouri. Re-elected, leading all Republic candidates on the State ticket in 1924. Again re-elected, 1928, leading the entire Republic State ticket.

A contributor of short stories to magazines for many years.


Member, Knights of Pythias.


Spouse Mary B. Tolson. May 13, 1920.