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George Henry Hoyt

A portrait of George Henry Hoyt, a resident of Leavenworth, Kansas. He served as Kansas Attorney General from 1867 to 1869. During the Civil War, he was Captain of Company K, Seventh Kansas Volunteer Cavalry and promoted to Lieutenant Colonel of the Fifteenth Kansas Volunteer Cavalry.

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Albert Howell Horton

In 1874 Albert Howell Horton was elected to a term in the Kansas House of Representatives and in 1876 was elected to a term in the Kansas Senate. In 1876 he was appointed chief justice of the Supreme Court.

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William Addison Phillips

Portrait of William Addison Phillips, an author, lawyer, journalist and politician. In 1857, Phillips attended the Constitution Convention at Topeka and the Free State Conventions at Centropolis, Lawrence, and Grasshopper Falls. He founded the town of Salina in April, 1858. In that same month and year, Phillips was nominated at the Topeka Free-State Convention under the Leavenworth Constitution to serve as a supreme court judge. He attended the Convention at Osawatomie and the Republican State Convention at Lawrence in 1859. Phillips served in the Kansas Volunteer Regiments and rose to the rank of colonel. From March 4, 1873 to March 3, 1875 Phillips was an at large representative to the United States Congress and from March 4, 1875 to March 3, 1879 he represented the First District.

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Albert Howell Horton & wife

In 1874, Albert Horton was elected to a term in the Kansas House of Representatives and in 1876 was elected to a term in the Kansas Senate. In 1876 he was appointed chief justice of the Supreme Court.

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Robert Crozier to Abraham Lincoln

Crozier, Robert, 1827-1895

This letter from Robert Crozier to Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States, presents Crozier's resignation as Attorney of the United States for the Kansas District to become Chief Justice of the Kansas Supreme Court.

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Warren Wirt Henry Lawrence

Rockwood

A photograph of Warren Wirt Henry Lawrence, a lawyer, who came to Kansas in 1857 and settled in Franklin County. He was elected to the 1861 state legislature and in 1862, Lawrence was elected secretary of state. He left Kansas in 1868 and worked for the Denver & Fort Worth Railroad.

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Charles Chadwick

Mettner's Studio, Lawrence, Kansas

This is a cabinet card photograph of Charles Chadwick, who was Kansas Attorney General from July 30, 1861 to December, 1861. Chadwick was born in Tompkins County, New York on March 8, 1820. He was an attorney in New York before moving to Quindaro, Kansas Territory, in 1857. When Attorney General Benjamin Franklin Simpson resigned to enlist in the Army in July of 1861, Governor Robinson appointed Chadwick as the second Attorney General for the State of Kansas. He started a law practice in Lawrence, Kansas, in 1863. He served as Paymaster General, with the rank of Major, during the administration of Governor Thomas Carney. In 1865, he was elected Justice of the Peace for the city of Lawrence, and was elected Police Judge in 1881. He died in Lawrence in 1900.

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Jerome D. Brumbaugh

Leonard, J. H.

This is a cabinet card photograph of Jerome D. Brumbaugh who was Kansas Attorney General from January 5, 1865 to January 14, 1867. Jerome was a Republican from Marysville, Kansas.

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Daniel Mulford Valentine

Leonard's Gallery

This sepia colored photograph shows Daniel Mulford Valentine, 1830-1907. A native of Kirkwood, Ohio he migrated to Leavenworth, Kansas and later to Franklin County, Kansas to practice law. He was elected in 1861 to the Kansas House of Representatives and to the Kansas Senate in 1862. After his legislative career, Valentine was elected in 1864 as a judge to the Fourth Judicial District. He was later elected in 1868 to serve as associate justice to the Kansas Supreme Court. Valentine was re-elected to three terms on the bench until his term expired in1893. On August 5, 1907, Daniel Mulford Valentine passed away at his home in Topeka, Kansas. He was seventy-seven years old.

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