Ralph F. Lozier

Ralph Fulton Lozier ( born January 28, 1866 Hardin, Ray County, Missouri, † May 28 1945 in Kansas City, Missouri ) was an American politician. Between 1923 and 1935 he represented the State of Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Ralph Lozier attended the public schools of his home including the Carrollton High School, where he graduated in 1883. After that, he taught for some time as a teacher. After studying law and his 1886 was admitted to the bar, he began practicing in this profession in Carrollton. He also worked in agriculture, above all in the field of animal husbandry. Between 1915 and 1944 Lozier was also legal representative of the city of Carrollton.

Politically, he was a member of the Democratic Party. In 1928 he was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in Houston, on the Al Smith was nominated as a presidential candidate. In the congressional elections of 1922 was Lozier in the second electoral district of Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of William W. Rucker on March 4, 1923. After five re- elections, he was able to complete in Congress until January 3, 1935 six legislative periods. There were ratified in 1933, the 20th and the 21st Amendment. Since 1933, the first New Deal legislation of the Federal Government were adopted under President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Between 1931 and 1935 Lozier was Chairman of the Committee on the Census.

1934 Ralph Lozier has not been nominated by his party for re-election. In 1936 he was a judge in the Seventh Judicial District of Missouri. Otherwise, he worked as a lawyer in Carrollton and Washington. Moreover, he was still engaged in agriculture.