Frank B. Klepper

Frank B. Klepper ( born June 22, 1864 in St. John, Putnam County, Missouri; † August 4, 1933 in Cameron, Missouri ) was an American politician. Between 1905 and 1907 he represented the State of Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Frank Klepper attended the public schools in Mirabile, where his parents had moved in the meantime. He later moved into the Clinton County, where he worked in agriculture. He then studied at the Baker University in Baldwin City (Kansas ). It joined two years, during which Klepper worked as a teacher. After studying law at the University of Missouri in Columbia and his 1898 was admitted to the bar he began to work in polo in this profession. Between 1900 and 1905, Klepper Attorney at the local Caldwell County.

Politically, Klepper member of the Republican Party. In the congressional elections of 1904 he was in the third electoral district of Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of John Dougherty on March 4, 1905. Since he Democrat Joshua W. Alexander was defeated in 1906, he was able to complete only one term in Congress until March 3, 1907.

After his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives Klepper moved to Cameron, where he practiced law. He was also active in the banking industry. Between 1916 and 1920 he was district attorney in Clinton County; after which he continued his work as a lawyer. Frank Klepper died on August 4, 1933, Cameron, where he was also buried.