North Todd Gentry (1866 - 1944) was a lawyer from Columbia, Missouri who served as Missouri Attorney General and justice of the Supreme Court of Missouri. He had a lifelong law practice in Columbia and was president of the Boone County Bar. Considered an authority on local history he was active in the Boone County Historical Society. He also held membership in the Boone County Hospital Association and the Kiwanis Club. Gentry was a Freemason, Republican, and Presbyterian.
Gentry was born on March 2, 1866 the son of Thomas Benton and Mary Todd Gentry. He was the grandson of the first mayor of Columbia Richard Gentry and Ann Hawkins Gentry. He graduated from the University of Missouri with a law degree in 1888. His papers are held at the State Historical Society of Missouri. He and his wife adopted a daughter whose father died in a railroad accident on the Columbia Terminal Railroad. He died at age 78 on September 18, 1944 and was buried at the Columbia Cemetery.
- The Bench and Bar of Boone County Columbia. E.W. Stephens Publishing Company (1916)
- The Writings of North Todd Gentry (published posthumously in 2011)
- https://shsmo.org/manuscripts/columbia/c0049.pdf Gentry, North Todd (1866-1944), Papers, 1837-1947
- Granddaughter of General Levi Todd who was also the grandfather of Mary Todd Lincoln.
- http://www.columbiatribune.com/d977f508-1831-11e3-b969-10604b9f6eda.html Adopted daughter tells Gentry’s story
- https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/67660809/north-todd-gentry/photo North Todd Gentry on Findagrave
- https://www.amazon.com/Writings-North-Todd-Gentry-Columbias/dp/B071KCXWRS The writings of North Todd Gentry
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