About the EditorsLawrence O. Christensen is Distinguished Teaching Professor of History at the University of Missouri-Rolla. He is coauthor of three books, including, with Gary Kremer, A History of Missouri: Volume IV, 1875 to 1919.William E. Foley is Professor of History at Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg. General Editor of the Missouri Biography Series, he is the author of numerous books, including The Genesis of Missouri: From Wilderness Outpost to Statehood. and Wilderness Journey: The Life of William Clark.Gary R. Kremer is Professor of History at William Woods University in Fulton, Missouri. He is the author or editor of numerous works, including Missouri's Black Heritage, Revised Edition.Kenneth H. Winn is State Archivist of Missouri. Former Director of Publications for the Missouri Historical Society, he is the author of Exiles in a Land of Liberty: Mormons in America, 1830-1846.