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Wilfley, Xenophon P. (Xenophon Pierce), 1871-1931

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Personal name headingWilfley, Xenophon P. (Xenophon Pierce), 1871-1931
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Birth date1871-03-18
Death date1931-05-04
Place of birthMexico (Mo.)
Place of deathSaint Louis (Mo.)
AffiliationDemocratic Party (U.S.)
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Industrial Expositions
United States. Congress. Senate
Profession or occupationLegislators Educators
Found inHis St. Paul, c1931: t.p. (Xenophon P. Wilfley, A.M., LL. B., LL. D.)
OCLC data base, 2-18-92 (hdg.: Wilfley, Xenophon Pierce, 1871-1931)
Biog. dir. of the U.S. Congress website, December 20, 2017 (Wilfley, Xenophon Pierce, a Senator from Missouri; born near Mexico, Audrain County, Mo., March 18, 1871; attended the country schools; graduated from Clarksburg College in 1891 and from Central College, at Fayette, in 1894; taught in Central College one year and in Sedalia High School for three years; graduated from the Washington University Law School at St. Louis, Mo., in 1899 and commenced practice in that city; chairman of the board of election commissioners of St. Louis 1917-1918; appointed on April 30, 1918, as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of William J. Stone and served from April 30, to November 5, 1918, when a successor was elected; unsuccessful candidate for the nomination to fill the vacancy in 1918; chairman, Committee on Industrial Expositions (Sixty-fifth Congress); resumed the practice of his profession; president of the Missouri Bar Association in 1925; died in St. Louis, Mo., May 4, 1931; interment in Oak Grove Cemetery.)