Lloyd C. Stark
State GovernorClass of 1908
- State Governor - Missouri 1937-1941
Lloyd Crow Stark was born November 23rd 1886 in Louisiana, Missouri. He attended Missouri public schools and graduated from USNA in 1908. He served in the Navy for 4 years, following which he worked for Stark Brothers Nurseries, his family's business, which is famous for its Red and Golden Delicious Apples. During WWI he served in the Army. He fought in Northern France, attaining the rank of Major. A democrat, he was elected Governor of Missouri in 1937 and held that position until 1941. He died September 17th 1972.