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Ross O. Doyen Papers

Creator: Doyen, Ross O., 1926-

Date: circa 1976-1984

Level of Description: Coll./Record Group

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 41411

Biographical sketch: Ross O. Doyen is a former state representative and senator in Kansas. He was born on October 1, 1926 in Rice, Kansas, and was a farmer and rancher before his political career. As a Republican, he represented district 16 between 1959-1960, district 58 between 1961-1964, district 56 between 1965-1966, and district 97 between 1967-1968. He served as a senator 1969-1992, with positions as chairman of the Senate Ways and Means Committee and president of the senate. Additionally, he served with the National Conference of State Legislatures and the Council of State Governments. Doyen is also a Navy veteran of World War II.

[Kansas Library. "Kansas Legislators Past and Present: Ross O. Doyen." http://www.kslib.info/legislators/membd.html (accessed November 4, 2009).]

[Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. "Appointment of Six Members of the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations." http://www.reagan.utexas.edu//archives/speeches/1981/90881a.htm (accessed November 4, 2009).]

Abstract: The Ross O. Doyen Papers contain correspondence, memoranda, notes, clippings, and publications documenting Doyen's tenure as a state senator, particularly his time as president of the senate. The records are organized into subject files on a variety of topics. Topics include constituent correspondence concerning legislation or other issues within the state, Republican caucuses, the 1982 campaign, various pieces of legislation, audit reports of the Office of the Governor, Kansas State Penitentiary, National Transportation Safety Board, highway funding, horticulture, National Conference of State Legislators, Wolf Creek, the Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services, taxation, capital punishment, Kansas State University, the historical society, and other topics.

Space Required/Quantity: 27.00 cubic feet

Title (Main title): Ross O. Doyen Papers

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Locator Contents
016-03-01-03 to 016-04-02-02   

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    Kansas. Dept. of Social and Rehabilitation Services
    Kansas. Legislature. House of Representatives
    Kansas. Legislature. Senate
    United States. National Transportation Safety Board
    Kansas State Penitentiary
    National Conference of State Legislators
    Wolf Creek Nuclear Generating Station (Kan.)
    Doyen, Ross O., 1926- -- Correspondence
    Doyen, Ross O., 1926- -- Political activity
    Bills, Legislative -- Kansas
    Capital punishment -- Kansas
    Horticulture -- Kansas
    Political campaigns -- Kansas
    Roads -- Finance
    Taxation -- Kansas

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