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David Henry Hickman

Born: Nov 21, 1821

Death: Jun 25, 1869

Birthplace: Bourbon County

Nationality: United States

David Henry Hickman

Date of Birth : Nov 21, 1821
Date of Death : Jun 25, 1869
Birth Place : Bourbon County

David Henry Hickman was a businessman, educator, and legislator from Columbia, Missouri, United States. He was a member of the Missouri State Assembly from 1838 to 1842 and helped compose legislation requiring the state to support public 'common schools' with at least twenty-five percent of the state's revenue. He was also instrumental in the founding and development of Stephens College and served as a curator of the University of Missouri. David H. Hickman High School was built on his country estate in 1927 and named after him.

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