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Walter Augustus Huxman

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Date: 1938

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: B Huxman, Walter A. * 15

Unit ID: 224390

Summary: This photograph shows Walter A. Huxman with a group of women from the Kansas Democratic Party. He established his career as a public official by serving as Reno County's assistant attorney from 1915 to 1919, and later as the city attorney of Hutchinson, Kansas from 1919 to 1921. In 1936, Huxman was nominated and elected as the Democratic governor of Kansas. Failing to be re-elected for a second term, he left office on January 9, 1939. On April 24, 1939, President Franklin D. Roosevelt nominated Huxman to the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth District. He held this position until stepping down in 1962.

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Title (Main title): Walter Augustus Huxman


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