Mordecai Baldwin Oliver
|Secretary of State of Missouri|
|Governor||Hamilton Rowan Gamble|
Willard Preble Hall
|Preceded by||Benjamin Franklin Massey|
|Succeeded by||Francis A. Rodman|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Missouri's 4th district
March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1857
|Preceded by||Willard P. Hall|
|Succeeded by||James Craig|
|Born||October 22, 1819|
Anderson County, Kentucky
|Died||April 25, 1898 (aged 79)|
Born in Anderson County, Kentucky, Oliver attended the common schools and then studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1842 and commenced practice in Richmond, Missouri. He served as a prosecuting attorney for the Fifth Judicial Circuit in 1848.
Oliver was elected as a Unionist Secretary of State of Missouri in 1861.
He resumed the practice of law in St. Louis, Missouri, and served as judge of the criminal court 1889–1893. He moved to Springfield, Missouri, where he died April 25, 1898. He was interred in Hazelwood Cemetery.
- United States Congress. "Mordecai Oliver (id: O000075)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
|U.S. House of Representatives|
Willard P. Hall
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Missouri's 4th congressional district
Benjamin Franklin Massey
| Missouri Secretary of State
Francis A. Rodman
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