84.360. The governor of the state of Missouri, by and with the consent of the senate, shall appoint the four commissioners provided for in section 84.350, and one commissioner shall be appointed for a term of one year; one commissioner shall be appointed for a term of two years; one commissioner shall be appointed for a term of three years; one commissioner shall be appointed for a term of four years. Their successors shall each be appointed for a term of four years, and said commissioners shall hold office for their term of appointment and until their successors shall have been appointed and qualified. In case of a vacancy in said board from any cause whatever, it shall be filled by appointment for the unexpired term, in the same manner as in the case of original appointments. The governor shall issue commissions to the persons so appointed, designating the time for which they are appointed in case the appointment is to fill an unexpired term occasioned by death, resignation or any other cause whatever, and whenever the term of office of any commissioner expires, the appointment of his successor shall be for four years.
(RSMo 1939 § 7646, A.L. 1943 p. 727)
Missouri General Assembly