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Frederick Lee Hall

Hetzel Photo Lab, Dodge City, Kansas

This black and white photograph shows Kansas Lieutenant Governor Fred Lee Hall (1916-1970), campaigning for governor in Dodge City, Kansas. Hall's platform was calling for reform to clean up Topeka, Kansas, similarly to President Eisenhower's efforts to clean up Washington, D. C. In the November general election he defeated his Democratic challenger George Docking to become the thirty-third governor of Kansas, serving from 1955 to 1957. Hall served one term as governor and was unsuccessful in his attempt for a second term. He resigned in the final days of his administration on January 11, 1957 accepting the appointment as justice of the Kansas Supreme Court from 1957 to 1958 before stepping down to run for the governor?s office again. After being unsuccessful, he retired from his political career.

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Edward Ferdinand Arn

Kansas. Dept. of Economic Development

This black and white photograph shows Edward Ferdinand Arn (1906-1998). A lawyer and World War II veteran, Arn began his career in politics when he was elected as Attorney General of Kansas from 1947 to 1949. The following year, 1950, he was appointed justice of the Kansas State Supreme Court, (1949-1950). That same year in November, Arn was elected the thirty-second Governor of Kansas and served two terms from 1951 to 1955. During his administration several government agencies were established including the Kansas Turnpike Authority, the State Grain Commission, and the Kansas Veteran's Commission.

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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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George Docking

This is an informal portrait of Governor George Docking, 1904-1964, sitting at his desk signing paperwork at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kansas. Docking, a native of Clay Center, Kansas, served as a Democratic governor of Kansas from 1957 to 1961. His son, Robert B. Docking, 1925-1983, served as a Democratic governor of Kansas from 1967 to 1975.

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Robert A. Anderson

A portrait of Robert A. Anderson, a lawyer from Franklin County. Anderson was elected from the thirteenth district to serve in the Kansas House of Representatives 1953 to1960.

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William Avery at a GOP rally in Onaga, Kansas

Harvey, John

Here are two photographs showing Kansas Congressman William Avery with a young elephant at a GOP (Grand Old Republic) rally in Onaga, Kansas. Avery, a Republican from Wakefield, served in the United States House of Representatives from January 3, 1955 to January 3, 1963, and Kansas Governor from January 11, 1965, to January 9, 1967.

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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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Clifford Ragsdale Hope, Sr.

Clifford Ragsdale Hope, Sr. served in the Kansas House of Representatives, 1925-1927, as a speaker pro tempore in 1923 and as speaker in 1925. He was elected to the United States House of Representatives and served from 1927-1957.

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William Henry Avery

A portrait of William Henry Avery who was elected to the Kansas House of Representatives from 1951 to 1955, and served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1955 to 1965. In 1964, he was elected the thirty-seventh Governor of Kansas 1965-1967.

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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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