Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
CAULFIELD, Henry Stewart (1873-1966)

CAULFIELD, HENRY STEWART, a Representative from Missouri; born in St. Louis, Mo., December 9, 1873; attended the St. Louis public schools and St. Charles (Mo.) College; was graduated from the law department of Washington University, St. Louis, Mo., in 1895; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in St. Louis; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1904 to the Fifty-ninth Congress; elected as a Republican to the Sixtieth Congress (March 4, 1907-March 3, 1909); was not a candidate for renomination in 1908; excise commissioner of St. Louis in 1909 and 1910; judge of the St. Louis Court of Appeals 1910-1912; city counselor in 1921 and 1922; chairman of the board of freeholders to merge the city of St. Louis and St. Louis County, 1925-1926; Governor of Missouri, January 14, 1929, to January 9, 1933; unsuccessful Republican nominee for United States Senator in 1938; director of public welfare of St. Louis from June 2, 1941, to April 21, 1949; resumed the practice of law; member of the State Reorganization Commission of Missouri; died in St. Louis, Mo., May 11, 1966; interment in Oak Grove Cemetery.

Missouri State Archives
Jefferson City, MO
Papers: In the Missouri State Survey Commission Records 1929-1930, 4.5 cubic feet.
Persons represented include Governor Henry Stewart Caulfield. An inventory is available in the repository.


University of Missouri
Western Historical Manuscript Collection
Columbia, MO
Papers: 1878-1966, 2.1 linear feet.
Papers of Republican governor of Missouri (1929-1933) and St. Louis official. Includes correspondence, diaries, photographs, reports, speeches, and miscellaneous material.


University of Pennsylvania
Special Collections, Van Pelt Library
Philadelphia, PA
Papers: 1930, 1 item.
Correspondence between Henry Stewart Caulfield and Theodore Dreiser, 1930.