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Mary Elizabeth Lease

Mary Elizabeth Lease

(1853-1933)

  • Came to Kansas in 1870
  • Wrote newspaper articles
  • Leading orator for Populist Party
  • Left Kansas and moved to the East Coast

More information about Mary Elizabeth Lease can be found in Kansapedia.

Mary Elizabeth Lease is also featured in Read Kansas! lesson M-30 Meet the Reformers.