69th Congress Pictorial Directory, Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
ROMJUE, Milton Andrew (1874-1968)

ROMJUE, MILTON ANDREW, a Representative from Missouri; born in Love Lake, Macon County, Mo., December 5, 1874; attended the public schools and the Kirksville State Normal School; was graduated from the law department of the University of Missouri at Columbia in 1904; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Macon, Macon County, Mo.; city attorney of Higbee, Randolph County, Mo., in 1904 and 1905; judge of the Macon County probate court 1907-1915; delegate to the Democratic State conventions 1920-1940; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1928; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-fifth and Sixty-sixth Congresses (March 4, 1917-March 3, 1921); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1920 to the Sixty-seventh Congress; elected to the Sixty-eighth and to the nine succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1923-January 3, 1943); chairman, Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads (Seventy-sixth and Seventy-seventh Congresses); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1942 to the Seventy-eighth Congress; resumed the practice of law and also engaged in farming and stock raising; died in Macon, Mo., January 23, 1968; interment in Oakwood Cemetery.

Joint Collection University of Missouri Western Historical Manuscript Collection-Columbia and State Historical Society of Missouri Manuscripts
Columbia, MO
Papers: 1890-1963, 16.8 linear feet.
The papers of Milton A. Romjue contain constituent, patronage, political, campaign, legislative, administrative, and personal files that document north-central and northeastern sections of the state from 1916 to 1942. The bulk of the material is correspondence, but the papers also include newspaper clippings, campaign literature, government publications, and photographs. A finding aid is available in the repository and online.