Missouri 1820 Constitutional Convention, Cooper County

Office:
Constitutional Convention (Territory)
Title:
Convention Delegate
Jurisdiction:
Territory
Label:
Missouri 1820 Constitutional Convention, Cooper County
Date:
1820
State:
Missouri
Type:
General
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
Constitutional Convention/Convention Delegate
Candidates:
Robert P. Clark, William Lillard, Robert Wallace, Richard W. Cummins, Charles Woods, Robert Johnson, Robert Fristoe, Henry Rennick, George Sibley, Peyton Nowlin, William Ross, Julius Emmons
Candidates: Robert P. Clark[1]William Lillard[2]Robert Wallace[3]Richard W. CumminsCharles WoodsRobert JohnsonRobert FristoeHenry RennickGeorge SibleyPeyton NowlinWilliam RossJulius Emmons
Affiliation:
Final Result: [4]55740039535929510697914531112
Cooper County55740039535929510697914531112
Town of Arrow Rock763357114321-14-26--
Town of Lamine3531452687220456-40-2--
Town of Miami35255371--8-2--
Town of Moreau76825625844------
Town of Tabeaux571159134---29-1--

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]Elected.
[3]Elected.
[4]William Lillard and Robert Wallace were slave-owners, the one a native of Virginia, the other of Kentucky. The third delegate, Robert P. Clark, was a native of Virginia.

References:

Missouri Intelligencer (Franklin, MO). May 13, 1820.
Levens, Henry C. and Nathaniel M. Drake. History of Cooper County, Missouri. Saint Louis: Perrin and Smith, 1876. 75.
Shoemaker, F. C. Missouri's Struggle for Statehood, 1804-1821. New York: Russell and Russell, 1916. 117.
History of Howard and Cooper Counties, Missouri. Saint Louis: National Historical Company, 1883. 739.

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