Howard Elliott (Missouri politician)
|Speaker of the Missouri House of Representatives|
|Preceded by||Morris E. Osborn|
|Succeeded by||Murray E. Thompson|
|Born||June 29, 1904|
Ladue, Missouri, U.S.
|Died||May 22, 1985(aged 80)|
He was elected to the Missouri House of Representatives in 1936, and served as a representative from Ladue from 1937 to 1953. During his time as representative, he served as the Speaker of the Missouri House of Representatives from 1943 to 1947.
Howard Elliott chose not to stand for re-election to the legislature in favor of running for governor of Missouri in the 1952 election. He easily won the Republican primary, but was then defeated in the general election by former Governor Phil M. Donnelly.
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- "MO Governor Race - Nov 04, 1952". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 2013-02-07.
|Party political offices|
| Republican nominee for Governor of Missouri
Morris E. Osborn
| Speaker of the Missouri House of Representatives
Murray E. Thompson
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