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Harry Walter Colmery as a young boy.

This is a portrait of Harry Walter Colmery, 1890-1979, Topeka attorney, American Legion National Commander, and author of the G. I. Bill of Rights. The photograph was taken when he was a young boy.

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Samuel Austin Kingman

Portrait of Samuel Austin Kingman, Justice of the Kansas Supreme Court, 1861-1865 and Chief Justice, 1867-1876.

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William Eugene Stanley

This photograph shows William Eugene Stanley, 1844-1910. Stanley, a native of Ohio, settles in Jefferson County, Kansas, in 1870 to practice law. He enters public service, in 1871, by serving as the Jefferson County attorney, 1871-1872. A few years later he becomes the Sedgwick County attorney, 1874-1880. In 1880, he makes a political bid for a seat in the Kansas House of Representatives and serves one term as a Republican from the ninety-second district, 1881-1883. Stanley resumes his political career in 1898, when he is elected the fifteenth governor of Kansas. He is also re-elected in 1901 to a second term. During his administration, the Kansas supreme court is increased to seven justices and funds are appropriated to finish the construction on the statehouse. Stanley leaves office on January 12, 1903 to return to private life in Wichita, Kansas, and to practice law. On October 13, 1910, William Eugene Stanley passes away at the age of sixty-six. He is buried at the Highland Cemetery in Wichita, Kansas.

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William Eugene Stanley

This photograph shows William Eugene Stanley, 1844-1910. Stanley, a native of Ohio, settles in Jefferson County, Kansas in 1870 to practice law. He enters public service, in 1871, by serving as the Jefferson County attorney, 1871-1872. A few years later he becomes the Sedgwick County attorney, 1874 to 1880. In 1880, he makes a political bid for a seat in the Kansas House of Representatives and serves one term as a Republican from the ninety-second district, 1881-1883. Stanley resumes his political career in 1898, when he is elected the fifteenth governor of Kansas. He is also re-elected in 1901 to a second term. Stanley left office on January 12, 1903 to return to private life in Wichita, Kansas and to practice law. On October 13, 1919, William Eugene Stanley passes away at the age of 66. He is buried at the Highland Cemetery in Wichita, Kansas.

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William Eugene Stanley

This sepia colored photograph shows William Eugene Stanley, (front row wearing a dark suit), during military maneuvers for the Kansas National Guard in Ft. Riley, Kansas. Stanley entered public office in 1871. In 1898, he is elected as the fifteenth governor of Kansas, a position he holds until 1903. Afterwards, he returns to Wichita, Kansas to practice law.

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William Eugene Stanley

Baldwin, Fred

This set of cabinet cards show William Eugene Stanley, 1844-1910. Stanley, a native of Ohio, settles in Jefferson County, Kansas in 1870 to practice law. He enters public service in 1871, by serving as the Jefferson County attorney from 1871 to 1872. A few years later he becomes the Sedgwick County attorney from 1874 to 1880. In 1880, he makes a political bid for a seat in the Kansas House of Representatives and serves one term as a Republican from the ninety-second district from 1881 to 1883. Stanley resumes his political career in 1898, when he is elected the fifteenth governor of Kansas and was re-elected in 1901. During his administration, the Kansas supreme court is increased to seven justices and funds are appropriated to finish the construction on the statehouse. Stanley leaves office on January 12, 1903 to return to private life in Wichita, Kansas and to practice law.

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William Lincoln Sayers

This photograph shows William Lincoln Sayers, (1872-1956), attorney from Graham county Kansas. He migrated to Graham county between 1887 and 1888 from Fall City, Nebraska with his six siblings and widowed mother. With an ambition for education he graduated at the age of fifteen with a teaching certificate and began teaching at age sixteen. As he taught school in Graham county he also "read law" in his spare time. In 1898 he began his career as a public servant as Clerk of the Court in Nicodemus, Kansas. Although he never graduated from law school, he was elected county attorney for Graham county in 1900, 1912, and 1914. He was only the second African American to be elected Graham County Attorney, the first being George Washington Jones. Sayers practiced law for more then fifty years in western Kansas and the Kansas Supreme Court. On March 26, 1956 he passed away at the age of eighty-four.

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George Washington Glick

Kleckner, M. A.

This formal portrait shows George Washington Glick. Born in 1827, Glick was a lawyer and Civil War veteran from Atchison, Kansas. He was elected a member of the Kansas House of Representatives, serving from 1864 to 1869. Glick went on to serve as a Kansas State Senator from 1873 to 1879. He continued his career in politics by running for Kansas Governor in 1882. Glick was elected as the ninth Governor of Kansas and the first Democrat to serve in that position. He served from January 8, 1883 to January 12, 1885.

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