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Chiles Crittendon Coleman

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Date: Between 1903 and 1907

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: B Coleman, Chiles C *1

Unit ID: 304329

Summary: This is a photograph of Chiles Crittendon Coleman, who served as Kansas' 20th Attorney General from January 12, 1903 to January 14, 1907. Coleman was born December 29, 1854 in Burlington, Kentucky. He graduated from Morgan Academy in Burlington. At age 19, he came to Kansas, settling in Clay Center. He studied law under Colonel M. M. Miller and was admitted to practice in 1878. For two years, he served as the deputy register of deeds of Clay County. He also engaged in the real estate business for a time before practicing law. He was a Republican. In 1902 he was elected Attorney General and during his term he battled business trusts and the liquor industry in Kansas. Through his efforts, Kansas became a ?dry? state. Chiles C. Coleman died March 4, 1911 in Clay Center, Kansas.

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Title (Main title): Chiles Crittendon Coleman

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