This list of Arkansas governors and United States senators, with brief biographies of each person who has served in these offices, is intended to benefit students and others who have expressed interest in a published summary of such information. We have omitted the dozens of ''acting governors,'' including some who served for substantial periods of time, as well as senators who held office only briefly. Copies of this publication are free, and the material is not copyrighted or restricted.
Lawyer, banker, Democrat. Born at Mount Holly, Union County, Arkansas, 1851. Graduated from Soule Business College, New Orleans, 1869; LL.B., Washington and Lee University, 1872. Married Amelia Ann White, 1874; nine children.
Member, House of Representatives, Nevada County, 1877. Congressman, 1885-1903. Delegate, constitutional convention of 1917-1918. Governor, 1921-1925. Died 1929.
27. Tom J. Terral, 1925-1927
Lawyer, Democrat. Born in Louisiana, 1882. Attended University of Kentucky; LL.B., University of Arkansas, 1910. Married Eula Terrell, 1914.
Secretary, Arkansas Senate, 1913, 1915. Secretary of State, 1917-1921. Governor, 1925-1927. Died 1946.
28. John E. Martineau, 1927-1928
Lawyer, Democrat. Born in Missouri, 1873. A.B., Arkansas Industrial University, 1896; graduated, University law school, 1899. Married Mrs. Anne Holcomb Mitchell, 1909. Married Mrs. Mabel Erwin Thomas, 1919.
Member, House of Representatives, Pulaski County, 1903, 1905. Chancellor, 1907-1927. Governor