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Edwin F. Abels

This black and white photograph shows Edwin F. Abels, (1892-1985). Abels born in Eudora, Kansas and a graduate of the University of Kansas began his newspaper career by joining the staff of the Parsons Sun in Chanute, Kansas. In 1923, he moved back to Lawrence, Kansas to became the editor and publisher of the Douglas County Republican, renamed the Lawrence Outlook. Actively involved in his community, Abels made a political bid in 1936 for a seat in the Kansas House of Representatives. He successfully served six regular sessions and one special session as a Republican from the Twelve District. In 1948, Abels chose not to seek re-election, but continued to serve the Lawrence community through a number of social appointments. On April 22, 1985, Abels passed away at the age of ninety-three in Lawrence, Kansas.

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Kansas Supreme Court Justices

King, Karl

An official group photograph of the Kansas Supreme Court Justices. The justices are identified as: (seated) W. W. Harvey, John S. Dawson, William A. Smith, (standing) Harry K. Allen, Walter G. Thiele, Hugo T. Wedell, and Homer Hoch.

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Albert E. Kinnamon

These are two photographs of Albert E. Kinnamon, a member of the Kansas House of Representatives. He represented the 120th District in Gray County, Kansas, from 1937-1941.

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Charles D. Stough

This black and white photograph shows Charles D. Stough, (1914-1995). Born in Mound Valley, Kansas and a graduate from the University of Kansas Law School. He began his career practicing law in Chicago, Illinois and latter in Lawrence, Kansas before enlisting at the age of twenty-eight, in the U.S. Navy. After his honorable discharge, Stough made a successful bid in 1946 for a political office to the Kansas House of Representatives where he served four regular sessions as a Republican from the Eleventh District. He was also majority leader from 1951 to 1953 and speaker of the house from 1953 to 1954. Stough did not seek re-election in 1954, but continued to serve in a number of key political posts at the local, state and national levels. On December 8, 1995 just two days after observing his eighty-first birthday, Charles Stough passed away.

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Walter Augustus Huxman

This black and white photograph shows Walter Augustus Huxman, (1887-1972). He established his career as a public official by serving as Reno County's assistant attorney from 1915 to 1919, and later the city attorney of Hutchinson, Kansas from 1919 to 1921. Elected on November 3, 1936, as the twenty-seventh governor of Kansas, he served one term from 1937 to 1939. Failing to be reelected, Huxman was nominated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth District. He held this position until stepping down in 1962.

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Northwood Farms, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas

This is a view of workers sacking harvested potatoes on Northwood Farms, owned by Scott E. Kelsey and sons, in Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas. Topeka is spelled out on the burlap bag and it say Try Our Potatoes Each Kustomer Amazed. The photograph was from the Kansas Industrial Development Commission.

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Governor Payne Harry Ratner

This portrait represents Payne Harry Ratner. Ratner was the first resident of Labette County to be elected as County Attorney, holding office from 1923 to 1927. After serving as County Attorney, he went on to serve in the Kansas State Senate from 1929 to 1939, and then later served two terms as Kansas Governor from 1939 to 1943. Notable programs during his administration was implementing a teachers? pension plan and a state employee merit system.

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Garner Edward Shriver

Garner Edward Shriver was elected to the Kansas House of Representatives, 1947-1951, and to the Kansas Senate from 1953-1960. He served as a U.S Representative from 1961-1977, and as legal counsel for the Senate Veteran's Affairs Committee.

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Paul Robert Wunsch

A portrait of Paul Robert Wunsch, a lawyer from Kingman County, Kansas. Wunsch was elected from the thirty fourth district to serve in the Kansas House of Representatives 1937 to 1943, and served as Speaker of the House from 1943 to 1944. Wunsch was elected to the Kansas Senate and served from 1945 to 1964. As a state senator, he was instrumental in bringing Wichita University into the state system of higher education.

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Walter Augustus Huxman

These three sepia colored photographs show Walter Augustus Huxman, (1887-1972). Elected on November 3, 1936, as the twenty-seventh governor of Kansas, he served one term from 1937 to 1939. Failing to be reelected, Huxman was nominated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth District. He held this position until stepping down in 1962.

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