Lawrence Vest Stephens Edit Profile
Academic education; student Washington and Lee University, 1877. (Doctor of Laws, University of Missouri, 1898).
Formerly editor Boonville Advertiser. Bookkeeper, cashier, vice president, and director, since 1880, Central National Bank, Boonville. Appointed government receiver Fifth National Bank, St. Louis, 1887.
State treasurer of Missouri, 1889-1897. Governor, 1897-1901.
Married Margaret Nelson, Oct 5, 1880.