Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Metcalfe, Lyne Shackelford

Metcalfe, Lyne Shackelford, a Representative from Missouri; born in Madisonville, Hopkins County, Ky., April 21, 1822; attended the common schools, Shurtleff College, Alton, Ill., and Illinois College, Jacksonville, Ill.; engaged in mercantile pursuits in Alton, Ill., in 1844; member of the board of aldermen of Alton; 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; moved to St. Louis, Mo., in 1863; engaged in manufacturing; served in the city council of St. Louis; elected as a Republican to the Forty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1877-March 3, 1879); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1878 to the Forty-sixth Congress; died in Kirkwood, St. Louis County, Mo., January 31, 1906; interment in Alton Cemetery, Alton, Madison County, Ill.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Metcalfe, Lyne Shackelford," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1559 Original Sources, accessed August 8, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4B2AP2Y7UBA4S6D.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Metcalfe, Lyne Shackelford." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1559, Original Sources. 8 Aug. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4B2AP2Y7UBA4S6D.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Metcalfe, Lyne Shackelford' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1559. Original Sources, retrieved 8 August 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4B2AP2Y7UBA4S6D.