HUKRIEDE, Theodore Waldemar, (1878 - 1945)

Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

HUKRIEDE, Theodore Waldemar, a Representative from Missouri; born near New Truxton, Warren County, Mo., on November 9, 1878; attended the public schools, Central Wesleyan College, Warrenton, Warren County, Mo., and the University of Missouri at Columbia; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1903 and commenced practice in Warrenton, Mo., in 1903; elected prosecuting attorney of Warren County in 1904, 1906, and 1908; probate judge of Warren County 1910-1920; delegate to the Missouri State conventions in 1900, 1908, 1912, 1916, 1936, and 1940; delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1916 and 1936; president of the Warrenton School Board 1916-1920; chairman of the Republican State committee 1916-1918; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1921-March 3, 1923); unsuccessful for reelection in 1922 to the Sixty-eighth Congress; appointed United States Marshal for the eastern district of Missouri May 12, 1923, and served until March 1933; resumed the practice of law; elected to the State general assembly in 1942; reelected in 1944 and served until his death in Warrenton, Mo., April 14, 1945; interment in Warrenton Memorial Society Cemetery.