Lyne Metcalfe

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Lyne Metcalfe
Lyne Shackelford Metcalfe.jpg
Lyne Shackelford Metcalfe, c. 1870
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Missouri's 3rd district
In office
March 4, 1877 – March 3, 1879
Preceded by William Henry Stone
Succeeded by Richard Graham Frost
Personal details
Born (1822-04-21)April 21, 1822
Madisonville, Kentucky
Died January 31, 1906(1906-01-31) (aged 83)
Kirkwood, Missouri
Political party Republican

Lyne Shackelford Metcalfe (April 21, 1822 – January 31, 1906) was a U.S. Representative from Missouri. Born in Madisonville, Kentucky, Metcalfe attended the common schools, Shurtleff College, Alton, Illinois, and Illinois College, Jacksonville, Illinois. He engaged in mercantile pursuits in Alton, Illinois, in 1844. He served as member of the board of aldermen of Alton.

Metcalfe was elected mayor of Alton. During the Civil War served in the Union Army as assistant quartermaster with rank of captain and later promoted to colonel. He moved to St. Louis, Missouri, in 1863. He engaged in manufacturing. He served in the city council of St. Louis.

Metcalfe was elected as a Republican to the Forty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1877 – March 3, 1879). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1878 to the Forty-sixth Congress. He died in Kirkwood, St. Louis County, Missouri, January 31, 1906. He was interred in Alton Cemetery. Alton, Madison County, Illinois.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
William Henry Stone
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Missouri's 3rd congressional district

1877-1879
Succeeded by
Richard Graham Frost