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Kansas Historical Foundation Presidents

This page contains a list of those who have served as president of the Kansas Historical Foundation throughout its history.

Samuel A. Kingman 1876 Topeka
George A. Crawford 1877 Fort Scott
John Alexander Martin 1878 Atchison
Charles Robinson 1879-1880 Lawrence
T. D. Thacher 1881-1882 Lawrence
F. P. Baker 1883-1884 Topeka
Daniel R. Anthony 1885-1886 Leavenworth
D. W. Wilder 1887 Hiawatha
Edward Russell 1888 Lawrence
W. A. Phillips 1889 Salina
Thomas A. Osborn 1890 Leavenworth
Cyrus K. Holliday 1891 Topeka
James S. Emery 1892 Lawrence
Percival C. Lowe 1893 Leavenworth
Vincent J. Lane 1894 Kansas City
Solon O. Thacher 1895 Lawrence
E. N. Morrill 1896 Hiawatha
Harrison Kelley 1897 Burlington
John Speer 1898 Lawrence
Eugene F. Ware 1899 Kansas City
John G. Haskell 1900 Lawrence
John Francis 1901 Colony
William H. Smith 1902 Marysville
William B. Stone 1903 Galena
John Martin 1904 Topeka
Robert M. Wright 1905 Dodge City
Horace L. Moore 1906 Lawrence
James R. Mead 1907 Wichita
George W. Veale 1908 Topeka
George W. Glick 1909 Atchison
Albe B. Whiting 1910 Topeka
Edwin C. Manning 1911 Winfield
William E. Connelley 1912 Topeka
David E. Ballard 1913 Washington
John N. Harrison 1914-1915 Ottawa
Charles F. Scott 1916 Iola
Charles S. Gleed 1917 Topeka
George P. Morehouse 1918 Topeka
Gen. Wilder S. Metcalf 1919 Lawrence
Thomas A. McNeal 1920 Topeka
F. Dumont Smith 1921 Hutchinson
Sam F. Woolard 1922 Wichita
Charles H. Tucker 1923-1924 Lawrence
Theodore Gardner 1925 Lawrence
J. W. Berryman 1926 Ashland
Samuel E. Cobb 1927 Topeka
Charles L. Kagey 1928 Beloit
William L. Huggins 1929 Emporia
W. C. Simons 1930 Lawrence
Charles M. Harger 1931 Abilene
John S. Dawson 1932 Topeka
Thomas Amory Lee 1933 Topeka
H. K. Lindsley 1934 Wichita
Thomas F. Doran 1935 Topeka
Frank H. Hodder 1936 Lawrence
E. E. Kelley 1937 Topeka
Edwin A. Austin 1938 Topeka
William Allen White 1939 Emporia
Robert C. Rankin 1940 Lawrence
Thomas M. Lillard 1941 Topeka
James C. Malin 1942 Lawrence
Charles H. Brown 1943 Horton
W. E. Stanley 1944 Wichita
F. W. Brinkerhoff 1945 Pittsburg
Ralph R. Price 1946 Manhattan
Jess C. Denious 1947 Dodge City
Milton R. McLean 1948 Topeka
Robert T. Aitchison 1949 Wichita
R. F. Brock 1950 Goodland
Charles M. Correll 1951 Manhattan
Frank Hauck 1952 Council Grove
Will T. Beck 1953 Holton
Robert Taft 1954 Lawrence
Angelo Scott 1955 Iola
F. S. Farrell 1956 Manhattan
Wilford Riegle 1957 Emporia
Rolla A. Clymer 1958 El Dorado
Alan W. Farley 1959 Kansas City
Richard M. Long 1960 Wichita
E. R. Sloan 1961 Topeka
George L. Anderson 1962 Lawrence
Emory K. Lindquist 1963 Wichita
James E. Taylor 1964 Sharon Springs
John W. Ripley 1965 Topeka
Henry B. Jameson 1966 Abilene
Richard W. Robbins 1967 Pratt
A. Bower Sageser 1968 Manhattan
Floyd R. Souders 1969 Cheney
Clifford Hope, Sr. 1970 Garden City
George Templar 1971 Topeka
William H. Seiler 1972 Emporia
Theo A. Sanborn 1972 Belleville
William E. Treadway 1973 Topeka
Dudley T. Cornish 1974 Pittsburg
Arthur J. Stanley, Jr. 1975 Leavenworth
Homer E. Socolofsky 1976 Manhattan
John W. Wickman 1977 Enterprise
Clifford R. Hope, Jr. 1978 Garden City
Philip H. Lewis 1979 Topeka
Sr. M. Evangeline Thomas 1980 Salina
William E. Unrau 1981 Wichita
Donald R. McCoy 1982 Lawrence
James L. Forsythe 1983 Hays
June S. Windscheffel 1984 Topeka
Helen L. Smith 1985 Colby
Donald F. Danker 1986 Topeka
Glee S. Smith 1987 Lawrence
J. Eric Engstrom 1988 Wichita
R. Reed Whitaker 1989 Overland Park
Ellen May Stanley 1990 Dighton
Paul E. Wilson 1991 Lawrence
C. Robert Haywood 1992 Topeka
Craig Miner 1993 Wichita
Richard Rogers 1994 Topeka
Elaine Hassler 1995 Abilene
Arthur Hodgson 1996 Little River
W. Stitt Robinson 1997 Lawrence
D. Cheryl Collins 1998 Manhattan
James Hoy 1999 Emporia
Gayle Davis 2000 Wichita
Martha Gannon 2001 Topeka
Michael Hoeflich 2002 Lecompton
William M. Tsutsui 2003 Lawrence
Hal Ross 2004 Wichita
Brian Moline 2005 Topeka
Mary E. Turkington 2006 Topeka
Kathleen Holt 2007 Cimarron
James K. Logan 2008 Olathe
Dru Sampson 2009 Lawrence
E. Dean Carlson 2010 Topeka
Paul Buchanan 2011 Wichita
Barbara Morris 2012 Hugoton
Jack Alexander 2013 Topeka

Entry: Kansas Historical Foundation Presidents

Author: Kansas Historical Society

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Date Created: April 2012

Date Modified: August 2014

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