6. Augustus H. Garland, 1877-1885
(See “Governors of the State of Arkansas,” number 11)
7. James H. Berry, 1885-1907
(See “Governors of the State of Arkansas,” number 14)
8. Joseph T. Robinson, 1913-1937
(See “Governors of the State of Arkansas,” number 23)
9. John E. Miller, 1937-1941
Lawyer, banker, Democrat. Born in Missouri, 1888.
Missouri State Teachers College, Cape Girardeau; and Valparaiso
(Indiana) University. Graduated from law department, University of
Kentucky, 1912. Admitted to bar 1912, commenced practice in Searcy,
Delegate, constitutional convention of 1917-1918. Prosecuting attorney, 1921-1923. Congressman, 1931-1937. United States senator from 1937 until he resigned in 1941 to become United States district judge for the western district of Arkansas.
11. Lloyd Spencer, 1941-1943
Banker, Democrat. Born in Missouri, 1893. Moved to Okolona, Arkansas, 1902. Attended Henderson College, Arkadelphia. Served in United States Navy, First World War, 1918. Moved to Hope, Arkansas, 1921.
Appointed to United States Senate 1941; term expired
1943. Served in
United States Navy, Second World War, 1943.
12. John L. McClellan, 1943-
Lawyer, Democrat. Born in Sheridan, Arkansas, 1896. Attended public schools. Admitted to bar 1913, commenced practice in Sheridan. First lieutenant, United States Army, First World War, 1917-1919.
Moved to Malvern, Arkansas, 1919. Prosecuting
Congressman, 1935-1939. Resumed practice of law in Camden, Arkansas.
United States senator since 1943.
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