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Walter Roscoe Stubbs

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Date: Between 1902 and 1906

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: B Stubbs, Walter Roscoe *1

Unit ID: 505635

Summary: This formal portrait shows Walter Roscoe Stubbs, 1858-1929, a businessman and cattle rancher from Lawrence, Kansas. Stubbs began his career in politics in 1902 when he was elected as a Republican to the Kansas House of Representatives. He served from 1903 to 1906 and was elected speaker of the house in 1906. In the November general election of 1908 Stubbs was elected the eighteenth Governor of Kansas. He served from January 11, 1909, to January 13, 1913. In March 1911, under his leadership, Kansas enacted the nation's first blue sky law, protecting investors from security fraud. Stubbs returned to private life after losing the 1912 primary race for the United States Senate.

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Title (Main title): Walter Roscoe Stubbs


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