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Dorsey W. Shackleford

congressman.

Dorsey W. Shackleford, American congressman.

Background

Shackleford, Dorsey W. was born on August 27, 1853 in Saline Company, Missouri, United States. Son of William and Amanda (Harris) Shackleford.

Education

Public school education.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1879. Began practice at Boonville, Missouri. Now at Jefferson City.

Prospective attorney Cooper Company, Missouri, 1882-1886, 1890-1892. Judge 14th Missouri Circuit, 1892-999. Elected to 56th Congress, August 29, 1899, for unexpired term (1899-1901) of Richard P. Bland, deceased.

Reelected 57th to 65th Congresses (1901-1919), 8th Missouri District.

Connections

Married Florida Lee Hall, of Saline Company, Missouri, December 7, 1887.

father:
William Shackleford

mother:
Amanda (Harris) Shackleford

spouse:
Florida Lee Hall