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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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Thomas Docking and family

This colored postcard shows former Kansas Lt. Governor Thomas R. Docking, with his son Brian and wife Jill Sadowsky Docking. Docking, a lawyer from Wichita, Kansas, began his career in politics as Governor John Carlin's running mate for Lieutenant Governor. Their successful win in November of 1982 elected Docking as the forty-first Lieutenant Governor of Kansas, (1982-1987). Docking continued his career in politics as the 1986 Democratic candidate for governor but lost to Republican challenger Mike Hayden.

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