James Robert Claiborne Edit Profile
Bachelor of Laws, University of Missouri, 1907.
He represented Missouri in the U.S. House from 1933 until 1937. He was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in St. Louis. He lectured in the law school at St. Louis University for several years.
He was an unsuccessful candidate for judge of the circuit court of the eighth judicial district in 1924. Elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-third and Seventy-fourth Congresses. He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1936.
Engaged in the practice of law in St. Louis until his death in 1944, and is buried in the Oak Grove Cemetery there.
Member of law firm of Bishop, Claiborne & Heneghan. Member 73d Congress (1933-1935), Missouri at large, and 74th Congress (1935-1937), 12th Missouri dist.
Married Louise Minnis, November 26, 1919. Children: Mistress Martha Ann Hyland, James R.