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William Henry Avery

A photograph of Governor William Henry Avery talking to a girl showing either a cow or steer at the Kansas State Fair. Avery was probably campaigning for a second term as governor when this photograph was taken. He was born August 11, 1911 near Wakefield, Kansas, and graduated from Wakefield High School and the University of Kansas. In 1964, Avery was elected the 37th governor of Kansas. He served one term as governor, losing a re-election bid to Robert Docking in 1966.

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James Blackwood Pearson

This black and white photograph shows James Blackwood Pearson, (1920-2009). A World War II veteran and lawyer from Prairie Village he served as assistant county attorney of Johnson County, Kansas, from 1952-1954, and as a Kansas Senator from 1956-1960. Pearson was appointed, on January 31, 1962, to the U.S. Senate to fill the vacancy left by the death of Andrew F. Schoeppel. In a special election in November of 1967, he was re-elected and served in the U. S. Senate until 1978.

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Alfred Mossman Landon, Kansas Governor

Hodge, L. Cady

This portrait of Alfred Mossman Landon (1887-1987), represents him during his unsuccessful campaign as the Republican nominee for the 1936 Presidential campaign against President Franklin Roosevelt.

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Grasson DeWitt

Portrait of Grasson DeWitt, Republican, 19th District House of Representatives, Allen County, Kansas.

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Governor and Mrs. William Henry Avery

Governor and Mrs. William Henry Avery hosting a reception at Cedar Crest, Topeka, Kansas.

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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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Robert Blackwell Docking

Warner Studio

This black and white photograph shows Robert Blackwell Docking, (1925-1983) sitting at his desk. A World War II veteran and banker from Arkansas City, Kansas, Docking was elected the thirty-eighth governor of Kansas staying in office from 1966 to 1975. He served more terms than any governor before him. During his final term a constitutional amendment was enacted allowing a governor to only serve two-four year terms.

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Franklin George Adams' Residence, Topeka, Kansas

A sepia colored photo of Franklin George Adams' residence on the S.W. corner of Fifteenth and Mulvane streets in Topeka, Kansas. F. G. Adams, one of Kansas' most prominent settlers, was a free-stater and member of the Leavenworth Constitutional Convention of 1858. In 1862, he drafted the law providing for the organization of the state's agriculture society and served for three years as the society's secretary. In addition to his appointment as agriculture secretary, Adams was Clerk of the United States District Court from 1863 to 1864. Following this position, Adams was appointed United States Indian Agent to the Kickappos from 1865 to 1869. Adams' greatest and lasting contribution as a public servant was his appointment, in 1875, as secretary of the Kansas Historical Society. During his tenure as secretary, Adams dedicated his time and effort to build the society's collection of original documents for future generations to study and interpret the state's history.

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Keith George Sebelius

Keith George Sebelius served in the Kansas Senate from Norton, Kansas 1962-68. He was elected in 1969 to the U.S. House of Representatives from Kansas' first congressional district and served until 1981. He was the father in law of Governor Kathleen Sebelius.

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Keith George Sebelius

This is a photo of Keith George Sebelius of Norton, Kansas. Sebelius served as Republican State Senator, 1962-1968, and in the U. S. House of Representatives, 3rd District, 1969-1981.

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