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Lyman Beecher Kellogg

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Creator: Waite, Steven H.

Date: 1877

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: B Kellogg, Lyman B *1

Unit ID: 304719

Summary: This is a cabinet card photograph showing Lyman Beecher Kellogg, who served as Kansas' 14th Attorney General from January 14, 1889 to January 12, 1891. Kellogg was born September 28, 1841 in Lorain County, Ohio. His parents moved to Illinois and he grew up there. He graduated from the State Normal University in Bloomington, Illinois, in June 1865. Kellogg came to Emporia, Kansas in January 1866. The following month he was appointed the first president of the Kansas State Normal School (later Emporia State University). From 1867 to 1870 he published the Kansas Educational Journal, a teacher?s paper established in 1864, with H. B. Norton. Kellogg retired from the Normal School presidency in 1872 and moved to Arkansas City in Cowley County. While there he was the U. S. Commissioner, a member of the local school board and a practicing attorney. Returning to Emporia in 1875, he was elected to the Kansas House of Representatives, serving from 1877 to 1879. After the state legislature he was a Lyon County Probate Judge from 1879 to 1885, but returned to the legislature as a state senator from 1885 to 1889. He then won the election for Attorney General on the Republican ticket. After his term he continued his legal practice in Emporia until 1911. Lyman Beecher Kellogg died October 9, 1918, in Emporia, Kansas.

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