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The law and lawyers in Kansas history

Kansas State Historical Society

A collection of papers presented at the116th Annual Meeting of the Kansas State Historical Society on October 4 and 5, 1991. The essays cover four general themes: the law and the settlement process, the law as it relates to the liquor question, the history of the courts which have administered the law in Kansas, and women as attorneys and lawmakers.

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Vern Miller, Kansas Attorney General

A photograph showing Vern Miller, Kansas Attorney General, going to trial at a District Court.

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A.A. Graham to Governor Henry J. Allen

Graham, A. A. (Albert Adams), 1848-

Attorney A.A. Graham writes Governor Henry Allen with a model for the proposed industrial court that expands the authority of the Public Utilities Commission. The governor has called a special session of the Kansas Legislature to end labor strikes and resolve industrial disputes.

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Nathaniel F. Graves

Downing, George

This cabinet card shows Nathaniel F. Graves, a lawyer and farmer from Tonganoxie, Kansas. He served as Justice of the Peace and County Attorney of Leavenworth County. In 1896, he was elected, on the Populist ticket to the Kansas House of Representatives from the sixth district of Leavenworth, Kansas,1897-1898.

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Vern Miller

A photograph of Vern Miller, Kansas Attorney General. A native of Wichita, Kansas, he was hired as a Sedgwick County Deputy Sheriff and served from 1949-1954. In 1958, Miller was elected Sedgwick County Marshal and served two terms. He was elected Sedgwick County Sheriff in 1964 and re-elected twice. At the beginning of his second term, he graduated from Oklahoma City University Law School. In 1970, Miller was elected Kansas State Attorney General and served two terms. After an unsuccessful bid for governor, he started a private practice in Wichita, Kansas. From 1976-1980, he served as Sedgwick County Prosecuting Attorney.

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Vern Miller

A photograph showing Vern Miller, a native of Wichita, Kansas, being sworn in as Attorney General. During his career, he served as Sedgwick County Deputy Sheriff from 1949-1954. In 1958, Miller was elected Sedgwick County Marshal and served two terms. He was elected Sedgwick County Sheriff in 1964 and re-elected twice. At the beginning of his second term, he graduated from Oklahoma City University Law School. In 1970, Miller was elected Kansas State Attorney General and served two terms. After an unsuccessful bid for governor, he started a private practice in Wichita, Kansas. From 1976-1980, he served as Sedgwick County Prosecuting Attorney.

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Vern Miller

A photograph of Vern Miller, Kansas Attorney General, speaking to an organization. A native of Wichita, Kansas, he was hired as a Sedgwick County Deputy Sheriff and served from 1949-1954. In 1958, Miller was elected Sedgwick County Marshal and served two terms. He was elected Sedgwick County Sheriff in 1964 and re-elected twice. At the beginning of his second term, he graduated from Oklahoma City University Law School. In 1970, Miller was elected Kansas State Attorney General and served two terms. After an unsuccessful bid for governor, he started a private practice in Wichita, Kansas. From 1976-1980, he served as Sedgwick County Prosecuting Attorney.

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Vern Miller

A photograph of Vern Miller, Kansas Attorney General. A native of Wichita, Kansas, he was hired as a Sedgwick County Deputy Sheriff and served from 1949-1954. In 1958, Miller was elected Sedgwick County Marshal and served two terms. He was elected Sedgwick County Sheriff in 1964 and re-elected twice. At the beginning of his second term, he graduated from Oklahoma City University Law School. In 1970, Miller was elected Kansas State Attorney General and served two terms. After an unsuccessful bid for governor, he started a private practice in Wichita, Kansas. From 1976-1980, he served as Sedgwick County Prosecuting Attorney.

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Vern Miller

A photograph of Vern Miller, Kansas Attorney General, posed with confiscated illegal gambling equipment. A native of Wichita, Kansas, Miller was hired as a Sedgwick County Deputy Sheriff and served from 1949-1954. In 1958, he was elected Sedgwick County Marshal and served two terms. Miller was elected Sedgwick County Sheriff in 1964 and re-elected twice. At the beginning of his second term, he graduated from Oklahoma City University Law School. In 1970, Miller was elected Kansas State Attorney General and served two terms. After an unsuccessful bid for governor, he started a private practice in Wichita, Kansas. From 1976-1980, he served as Sedgwick County Prosecuting Attorney.

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Sardius Mason Brewster

A photograph of Sardius Mason Brewster, who was born June 19, 1870 in Brown County, Kansas, and at age four, he and his family moved to White Cloud, Doniphan County. Brewster was admitted to practice law in Doniphan County in 1897, and in 1898 he was elected county attorney of Doniphan County, Kansas and served five consecutive terms. In 1908 he was elected to the State Senate from the First Senatorial District, consisting of Brown and Doniphan counties and served in the 1909 and 1911 legislative sessions. In 1911 he was appointed assistant attorney general of the State of Kansas by Attorney General John S. Dawson and served in that position until January, 1915. In 1913 he was elected to the House of Representatives from District 1, Doniphan County, Kansas. In 1915 he was elected Kansas Attorney General and served two terms.

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