BODINE, Robert Nall, (1837 - 1914)


BODINE, Robert Nall, a Representative from Missouri; born near Paris, Monroe County, Mo., December 17, 1837; attended Paris Academy and was graduated from the University of Missouri at Columbia in 1859; principal of the Paris public schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar and began practice in Paris, Mo.; prosecuting attorney of Monroe County; delegate to the State convention in 1890; member of the State house of representatives 1895-1897; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1897-March 3, 1899); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1898; resumed the practice of law in Paris, Mo., and died there March 16, 1914; interment in Walnut Grove Cemetery.