Politician, governor. Republican. Born: July 25, 1844, New Baltimore, Ohio. Died: September 12, 1915, Independence, Kansas. Served as 11th Governor of Kansas: January 14, 1889, to January 9, 1893.
Before moving to Kansas in 1871, Lyman Humphrey studied law at the University of Michigan. After finishing his second term as governor in January 1893, Humphrey returned to Independence where he died on September 12, 1915.
Entry: Humphrey, Lyman
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