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William Henry Avery

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Date: 1966

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: B Avery, William H *45

Unit ID: 212139

Summary: A photograph of Governor William Henry Avery with two young boys in wheelchairs. This photograph of Avery was probably campaigning for a second term as governor. He was born August 11, 1911 near Wakefield, Kansas, and graduated from Wakefield High School and the University of Kansas. In 1964, Avery was elected the 37th governor of Kansas. He served one term as governor, losing a re-election bid to Robert Docking in 1966.

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Title (Main title): William Henry Avery


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