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Compiled by Rita Haley, Sherri Schulte, Donna Copeland, Bill Sowers and Lois Delfelder.
Please direct comments, additions, corrections to: Bill Sowers, ksdocs@library.ks.gov


 

Name: Edwin E. Ames
Born: October 7, 1867
Died: April 26, 1937 in Winfield, Kansas.
Occupation: Merchant, Insurance
County: Elk
Town: Moline
Party: Republican
District: 48
Chamber: House 1937
Notes:
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Name: Eugene P. Amos
Born: August 20, 1930
Died: July 24, 2009
Occupation: Funeral director
County: Johnson
Town: Shawnee
Party: Republican
District: 18
Chamber: House 1987, SS1987, 1988, 1989, SS1989, 1990, 1991, 1992
Notes:
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Name: John Wayne Amos
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Saline
Town: Gypsum City
Party: Republican
District: 78
Chamber: House 1887
Notes:
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Name: Willard M. Amos
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Printer
County: Shawnee
Town: Topeka
Party: Republican
District: 35
Chamber: House 1919, SS1919, SS1920
Notes:
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Name: Donald C. Amrein
Born: May 29,1927 in Atchinson, Kansas
Died: December 29, 1990 at Rochester, Minn.
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Johnson
Town: Overland Park
Party: Republican
District: 12
Chamber: House 1965, 1966, SS1966
District: 22
Chamber: House 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972
Notes: Married Jacqueline J. Saterlee July 29, 1950
Source material:

1)---Obit from Topeka Capital Journal 12/31/1990

 



Name: Milton Frederick Amrine
Born: about 1873
Died: February 22, 1960 in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Occupation: Newspaperman
County: Morris
Town: Council Grove
Party: Republican
District: 61
Chamber: House 1909
Notes: Served as warden of Kansas State Penitentiary 1921-1923, 1929-1930, 1939-1942 also served as superintendent of federal prison in New Orleans and penal systems in Kentucky.
Source material:

1)---Topeka Daily Capitol 2/25/2960.

2)---Kansas Department of Corrections web site.



Name: A. E. "Andy" Anderson
Born: September 25, 1894 in Washington County, Kansas.
Died: September 4, 1963 in Garden City, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Wichita
Town: Leoti
Party: Republican
District: 111
Chamber: House 1949, 1951, 1953, 1955, 1956
Notes: Served as Chief Clerk of Kansas House of Representatives from 1956 until retirement in 1962.
Source material:

1)---1951 Kansas Legislative Directory. Topeka, Kan. : Kansas Business Construction Magazine, [1950?].

2)---Topeka State Journal 9/5/1963.



Name: Arnold R. Anderson
Born: September 22, 1905 in Decatur County, Kansas
Died: December 10, 1995 in Oberlin
Occupation: School administrator (Retired), Special agent insurance co.
County: Trego
Town: Wakeeney
Party: Democrat
District: 118
Chamber: House 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978
Notes: Married Mary Doubrava on August 8, 1931
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Name: August V. Anderson
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Saline
Town: Salina
Party: Democrat
District: 31
Chamber: Senate 1917, 1919
Notes: Resigned June 14, 1919, to become warden of Federal
penitentiary, Leavenworth.
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Name: David Anderson
Born: June 24, 1824 in Dubois County, Ind.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Miami
Town: Paola
Party: Republican
District: 11
Chamber: Senate 1866
Notes: Replaced G. A. Colton. Married Elizabeth McCausland in 1846.
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Name: E. E. Anderson
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Physician
County: Bourbon
Town: Garland
Party: Democrat
District: 8
Chamber: Senate 1909, 1911
Notes:
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Name: Eugene "Gene" Anderson
Born: March 9, 1944
Died:
Occupation: Electronics technician, Santa Fe Railway
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Democrat
District: 83
Chamber: House 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976
District: 29
Chamber: Senate 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, SS1989, 1990, 1991
Notes: Resigned November 1991.
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Name: Geneva J. Anderson
Born: November 24, 1918 in Springfield, Missouri.
Died: September 7, 1990
Occupation: Bank teller, Homemaker
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita and Mulvane
Party: Democrat
District: 101
Chamber: House 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980
Notes: Married in 1937 to Lars Virgil Anderson.
Source material:

1)---Who's Who in American Politics, 6th edition. New York: Bowker Co., 1977.



Name: George W. Anderson
Born: September, 1846 aboard a ship about 300 miles northeast of New York City in the Atlantic Ocean.
Died:
Occupation:
County: Lincoln
Town: Lincoln
Party: Republican
District: 112
Chamber: House 1881
Notes: Came to Kansas in about 1867. Civil War veteran, Company M, 5th Missouri Cavalry. Married 1866 to Mary Townsend.
Source material:

1)---History of the State of Kansas (Lincoln County Section) by William G. Cutler, first published in 1883 by A. T. Andreas, Chicago, IL.



Name: H. T. Anderson
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Ellsworth
Town: Keever
Party: Independent Republican
District: 113
Chamber: House 1879
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Name: John Anderson, Jr.
Born: May 8, 1917 in Olathe, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Johnson
Town: Olathe
Party: Republican
District: 6
Chamber: Senate 1953, 1955, 1956
Notes: Married May 16, 1943 to Arlene Auchard. Kansas Governor from 1961-1965. Attorney General 1956-61.
Source material:

1)---Who's Who in American Politics, Second Edition 1969-1970. (R. R. Bowker Company New York and London, 1969.)



Name: Kenneth Theodore Anderson
Born: June 22, 1909 in Burdick, Kansas.
Died: March 30, 1996 in Tulsa, Oklahoma
Occupation: Cattleman, Farmer
County: Lyon
Town: Emporia
Party: Democrat
District: 46
Chamber: House 1949
Notes: Married February 6, 1958 to Norma Jean Denny. Democratic candidate for governor in 1950.
Source material:

1)--- Who's Who in American Politics, Second Edition 1969-1970. (R. R. Bowker Company New York and London, 1969.)



Name: Martin Anderson
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Jackson
Town:
Party: Republican
District: 6
Chamber: House 1862
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Name: R. D. Anderson
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Gove
Town: Grinnell
Party: Republican
District: 105
Chamber: House 1893
Notes:
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Name: Robert A. Anderson
Born: August 21, 1920 in Hutchinson, Kansas
Died: September 18, 1994
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Franklin
Town: Ottawa
Party: Republican
District: 13
Chamber: House 1953, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, SS1958, 1959, 1960
Notes: World War II veteran.
Source material:

1)-- Obituary, Journal-World (Lawrence, KS)-September 20, 1994.



Name: Robert B. Anderson
Born: about 1855 in Lockport, Will County, Illinois.
Died:
Occupation: Hardware merchant
County: Greenwood
Town: Hamilton
Party: Republican
District: 51
Chamber: House 1899, 1901
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1885.
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Name: Robert Grant Anderson
Born: August 16, 1891 in Crane, Missouri.
Died:
Occupation: Methodist minister
County: Lane
Town: Oswego
Party: Republican
District: 25
Chamber: House 1943
Notes:
Source material:

1)---1943 Kansas Legislative Directory. (Topeka, Kan. : Kansas Business Magazine, 1943?.)



Name: Thomas Anderson
Born: March 24, 1838 in Scotland.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Saline
Town: Salina
Party: Republican
District: 36
Chamber: Senate 1881, 1883, SS1884
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1861. Married Jane Crawford.
Source material:

1)---History of th State of Kansas (Saline County Section) by William G. Cutler, first published in 1883 by A. T. Andreas, Chicago, IL.



Name: Thomas Jefferson Anderson
Born: May 29, 1839 in Atwater, Portage County, Ohio.
Died:
Occupation: Mayor, Postmaster
County: Shawnee
Town: Topeka
Party: Republican
District: 63
Chamber: House 1879, 1881, 1883
District: 17
Chamber: Senate 1898, 1899
Notes: Replaced W. E. Sterne, resigned in 1898. Came to Kansas in about 1857. Elected Kansas State Treasurer in 1864.
Source material:

1)---History of the State of Kansas (Shawnee County Section) by William G. Cutler, first published in 1883 by A. T. Andreas, Chicago, IL.



Name: Thomas Pringle Anderson
Born: April 8, 1844 in Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Cherokee
Town: Columbus
Party: Republican
District: 42
Chamber: House 1879
District: 31
Chamber: House 1883, SS1884
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1869. Married November 27, 1873 to Mamie Montgomery.
Source material:

1)---History of the State of Kansas (Cherokee County Section) by William G. Cutler, first published in 1883 by A. T. Andreas, Chicago, IL.



Name: William J. Anderson
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Sedgwick
Town: Cheney
Party: Populist
District: 72
Chamber: House 1899
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Name: Jerry P. Andre
Born: August 13, 1940
Died:
Occupation: Financial consultant
County: Johnson
Town: Merriam
Party: Republican
District: 23
Chamber: House 1981, 1982
Notes:
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Name: Walter E. Andregg
Born: September 20, 1886 in Emerald, Lancaster County, Nebraska.
Died: January 22, 1965 in Hoxie, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer
County: Sheridan
Town: Hoxie
Party: Republican
District: 103
Chamber: House 1951, 1953, 1955
Notes: Came to Kansas in about 1890. Married September 15, 1909 to Paulina Hasik in Hoxie, Kansas.
Source material:

1)---1951 Kansas Legislative Directory. Topeka, Kan. : Kansas Business Construction Magazine, [1950?].

2)---Topeka Capitol-Journal 1/24/1965.



Name: Andrew Jackson Andrews
Born: October 10, 1825 in Richland County, Ohio.
Died: January 9, 1897
Occupation: Farmer
County: Lyon
Town: Neosho Rapids
Party: Republican
District: 65
Chamber: House 1868
Notes: Married Julia A. Biggs, December 30, 1855. He came to Kansas in 1858, his family joined him in 1859.
Source material:

1)---"Biographies of Members of the Legislature of 1868." found in: Transactions of the Kansas State Historical Society, 1907-1908. Topeka, Kan. : Kansas State Historical Society, 1908.



Name: Herrick Parker Andrews
Born: about 1864 in West Salem, La Crosse County, Wisconsin.
Died:
Occupation: Stockman, Merchant
County: Phillips
Town: Logan
Party: Republican
District: 88
Chamber: House 1895
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1874.
Source material:

1)---Handbook of the Kansas Legislature, 1895. George W. Crane & Co., Topeka, Kansas, 1895.



Name: J. L. Andrews
Born:
Died: February 27, 1891
Occupation:
County: Cowley
Town: Arkansas City
Party: Farmers' Alliance
District: 60
Chamber: House 1891
Notes:
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Name: James Elliot Andrews
Born: December 27, 1851 in Mt. Pleasant, Pennsylvania.
Died: February 3, 1938
Occupation: Lawyer, Judge
County: Rush
Town: La Crosse
Party: Republican(Democrat/Illustriana)
District: 108
Chamber: House 1889
Notes: Married Mary Hain October 17, 1894.
Source material:

1)---Illustriana Kansas. (Illustriana Inc., Hebron, Nebraska, 1933.)



Name: Loyd E. Andrews
Born: December 17, 1931
Died:
Occupation: Coleman Co., Teamsters local #795
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Democrat
District: 69
Chamber: House 1966, SS1966
District: 78
Chamber: House 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974
Notes: Replaced Thomas Kidwell who resigned, January 26, 1966.
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Name: Rollin Thomas Andrews
Born: March 11, 1860 near Wyanet, Bureau County, Illinois.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Atchison
Town: Pardee
Party: Republican
District: 2
Chamber: Senate 1898, 1899
Notes: Replaced B. F. Wallack, deceased, 1898.
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Name: Charles L. Angell
Born: May 17, 1929
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Banker
County: Meade
Town: Plains
Party: Republican
District: 38
Chamber: Senate 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984
Notes: Married Pamela Marie Austin.
Source material:

1)---1977-1978 Kansas Legislative Directory.( Kansas City, MO. : Halgo Publishing Inc. 1978?.)



Name: Eddie Meade Angell
Born: July 26, 1887 near Plains, Kansas.
Died: December, 1974
Occupation: Farmer
County: Meade
Town: Plains
Party: Republican
District: 122
Chamber: House 1937, SS1938, 1939, 1941, 1943
Notes: His brother, C. J. Angell, was the inventor of the "Angell One-Way Plow." Married May 28, 1907 to Minnie Keller Davis.
Source material:

1)---Illustriana Kansas. Hebron, Neb. : Illustriana Inc., 1933.



Name: H. H. Angell
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Cherokee
Town: Sherman City
Party: Reform
District: 41
Chamber: House 1875
Notes:
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Name: Wayne D. Angell
Born: June 28, 1930 in Liberal, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Professor
County: Franklin
Town: Ottawa
Party: Republican
District: 15
Chamber: House 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, SS1964
District: 16
Chamber: House 1965, 1966, SS1966
Notes: Married August 26, 1951 to Betty Jean Barnett.
Source material:

1)---1961 Kansas Legislative Directory. (Topeka, Kan. : Midwest Industry Magazine, Kansas Construction Magazine, 1961.)

2)---Who's Who in American Politics, Second Edition 1969-1970. (R. R. Bowker Company New York and London, 1969.)



Name: James Ralph Anspaugh
Born: September 19, 1883 in Russell County, Kansas
Died:
Occupation: Banker
County: Coffey
Town: Gridley
Party: Republican
District: 15
Chamber: Senate 1917, 1919, SS1919, SS1920
Notes: Married Clara Maude Roy on October 7, 1908 at Macon, Missouri.
Source material:

1)---A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans, written & compiled by William E. Connelley, 1918.


Name: Daniel Read Anthony
Born: August 22, 1824 in South Adams, Massachusetts.
Died: November 12, 1904 in Leavenworth, Kansas.
Occupation: Journalist/newspaper editor
County: Leavenworth
Town: Leavennworth
Party: Republican
District: 19
Chamber: House 1874
Notes: In 1854 he was part of the first group of settlers sent out to Kansas by the New England Immigrant Aid Society. His sister was feminist, Susan B. Anthony. Married January 21, 1864, to Annie E. Osborn.
Source material:

1)---Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History... edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Standard Publishing Co., Chicago. 1912.

2)---Illustriana Kansas. Hebron, Neb. : Illustriana Inc., 1933.



Name: George Tobey Anthony
Born: June 9, 1824 in Mayfield, Fulton County, New York.
Died: August 5, 1896 in Topeka, Kansas.
Occupation: Editor
County: Leavenworth
Town: Leavenworth
Party: Republican
District: 9
Chamber: House 1885, 1886
Notes: Governor of the state of Kansas, 1877-1878. Civil War veteran, New York 17th Independent Battery. Came to Kansas in 1865. Member of State Railroad Commission, 1889-1893. State Superintendent of Insurance, 1895-1896. Married December 14, 1852, to Rosa A. Lyon. Buried at Topeka Cemetery.
Source material:

1)---Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History... edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Standard Publishing Co., Chicago. 1912.



Name: Theodore A. (Ted) Appl
Born: March 28, 1909
Died: October 30, 1987
Occupation: Farmer, Engineer
County: Rush
Town: Bison
Party: Democrat
District: 90
Chamber: House 1957, 1958, SS1958, 1959, 1960
Notes:
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Name: Patton M. (Pat) Apple
Born: August 31, 1957
Died:
Occupation: Electrician
County: Miami
Town: Louisburg
Party: Republican
District: 12
District: 37
Chamber: Senate 2005, SS2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Notes: Married to Debbie Apple.
Source material:

1)---Kansas Legislative website, 2006 viewing



Name: John Applegate
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Reno
Town: Arlington
Party: Republican
District: 76
Chamber: House 1927, SS1928
Notes:
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Name: Denise C. Apt
Born: December 10, 1929
Died:
Occupation: Housewife
County: Allen
Town: Iola
Party: Republican
District: 10
Chamber: House 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, SS1987, 1988
Notes:
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Name: Frederick G. Apt
Born:
Died: March 20, 1958 in Kansas City, Kansas.
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Allen
Town: Iola
Party: Republican
District: 14
Chamber: Senate 1925, 1927, SS1928, 1929
Notes: Buried in Highland Park cemetery in Iola, Kansas.
Source material:

1)---Kansas City Times 3/21/1958.



Name: Neil H. Arasmith
Born: February 23, 1930 in Jewell, Kansas.
Died: September 26, 2010
Occupation: Businessman, Security sales, Insurance
County: Phillips
Town: Phillipsburg
Party: Republican
District: 36
Chamber: Senate 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, SS1987, 1988
Notes: Married in 1951 to Donna Schindler. Served in U.S. Air Force.
Source material:

1)--- Who's Who in American Politics, Seventh Edition 1979-80 / R.R. Bowker Company, New York, N.Y., 1979.

2)---1977-78 Kansas Legislative Directory (Lawrence, KS : World Printing Services, 1977)



Name: Robert "Bob" E. Arbuthnot
Born: November 1, 1919 northeast of Haddam, Kansas.
Died: October 21, 1988 in Haddam, Kansas.
Occupation: Rancher
County: Washington
Town: Haddam
Party: Republican
District: 96
Chamber: House 1971, 1972
District: 62
Chamber: House 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984
Notes: Married in 1942 to Jeaane Clark.
Source material:

1)---Who's Who in American Politics, Seventh Edition 1979-80 / R.R. Bowker Company, New York, N.Y., 1979.

2)---"Senate Resolution 1877," Journal of the Senate, Kansas Legislature, 1989.



Name: William Sherman Arbuthnot
Born: March 10, 1868 in Oil City, Pennsylvania (according to Illustriana Kansas); March 19, 1868 in Iowa (according to Who's Who in the Kansas Legislature, 1931).
Died:
Occupation: Banker, Farmer
County: Ottawa
Town: Bennington
Party: Republican
District: 31
Chamber: Senate 1925, 1927, SS1928, 1929, SS1930, 1931
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1871. Married February, 1898 to Mary Stanfield (according to Illustrian Kansas); married in 1896 to Mary Stanfield (according to Who's Who in the Kansas Legislature, 1931).
Source material:

1)---Illustriana Kansas. Illustriana Inc., Hebron, Nebraska, 1933.

2)---Who's Who in the Kansas Legislature, Session 1931 / by Arch Bell. Howell Printing Company : Great Bend, Kansas, 1931.



Name: Garfield Joseph Archer
Born: June 9, 1880 in Densmore, Kansas.
Died: November 13, 1940 in Densmore, Kansas.
Occupation: Elevatorman, Farmer, Lumberman
County: Norton
Town: Densmore
Party: Republican
District: 101
Chamber: House 1933, SS1933, SS1934, 1935, SS1936
Notes: Married November 8, 1902, to Adah M. Burnap.
Source material:

1)---Illustriana, Kansas. Illustriana Inc., Hebron, Nebraska, 1933.



Name: Willis Edson Archer
Born: July 20, 1871 in Macomb, Illinois (according to: Illustriana Kansas); 1874 in MacDonough, Illinois (According to: Who's Who in the Kansas Legislature, 1931).
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Brown
Town: Horton, Hiawatha 1923
Party: Republican
District: 42
Chamber: House 1905, 1907, SS1908
District: 37
Chamber: House 1923, 1925
District: 1
Chamber: Senate 1929, SS1930, 1931
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1886. Married December, 1897 to Leda Zimmerman (according to Illustriana Kansas). Married in 1898 to Leda Zimmerman (according to Who's Who in the Kansas Legislature, 1931).
Source material:

1)---Illustriana Kansas. Illustriana Inc., Hebron, Nebraska, 1933.

2)---Who's Who in the Kansas Legislature, Session 1931 / by Arch Bell. Howell Printing Company : Great Bend, Kansas, 1931.



Name: Harold D. Arend
Born: October 3, 1893 in Downs, Kansas.
Died: February 11, 1956 in Beloit, Kansas.
Occupation: Merchant
County: Mitchell
Town: Beloit
Party: Republican
District: 83
Chamber: House 1943, 1945, 1947
Notes:
Source material:

1)---1943 Kansas Legislative Directory. (Topeka, Kan. : Kansas Business Magazine, 1943?.)



Name: J. M. Armagost
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Jewell
Town: Burr Oak
Party: Greenback
District: 108
Chamber: House 1883, SS1884
Notes:
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Name: Ed Armold
Born: February 28, 1864 near Columbus, Ohio.
Died: April 24, 1940 in Junction City, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer, Banker
County: Dickinson
Town: Chapman
Party: Democrat
District: 57
Chamber: House 1923, SS1923, 1925, 1931
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1890. Married in 1886 to Ida McShea.
Source material:

1)---Who's Who in the Kansas Legislature: Session 1931 / by Arch L. Bell. Great Bend, Kan. : Howell Printing, [1931?].



Name: Charles Fitch Armstrong
Born: May 13, 1855 in Green County, Wisconsin
Died: February 13, 1916 in Clyde Cloud, Kansas
Occupation:
County: Cloud
Town: Clyde
Party: Democrat
District: 61
Chamber: House 1913
Notes:
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Name: Frank J. Armstrong
Born: about 1859 in Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence County, New York.
Died:
Occupation: Steam-fitter
County: Wyandotte
Town: Kansas City
Party: Democrat
District: 9
Chamber: House 1897, SS1898
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1882. Married and the father of one child.
Source material:

1)--- Handbook of the Kansas Legislature, 1897. (Topeka, Kan. : Crane & Co., 1897.)



Name John Armstrong
Born: about 1846 in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.
Died:
Occupation: Engineer, Farmer, Machinist
County: Barton
Town: Great Bend
Party: Populist
District: 35
Chamber: Senate 1893, 1895, 1897, SS1898, 1899
Notes: Civil War veteran, Company K, Michigan 18th, and Company B, Michigan 9th Infantry.
Source material:

1)--- Handbook of the Kansas Legislature, 1895. (Topeka, Kan. : Crane & Co., 1895.)

2)--- Handbook of the Kansas Legislature, 1897. (Topeka, Kan. : Crane & Co., 1897.)



Name: R. L. Armstrong
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Cherokee
Town: Faulkner
Party: Democrat
District: 23
Chamber: House 1911, 1913
Notes:
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Name: Robert Armstrong
Born: about 1825 in Indiana.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Jefferson
Town: Perry
Party: Democrat
District: 21
Chamber: House 1868
Notes: Moved to Wilson County around 1870. Employed by the railroad in 1865.
Source material:

1)---"Biographies of Members of the Legislature of 1868." found in: Transactions of the Kansas State Historical Society, 1907-1908. Topeka, Kan. : Kansas State Historical Society, 1908.



Name: Roy D. Armstrong
Born: January 21, 1879 in Shawnee County, Kansas.
Died: May 10, 1948
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Scott
Town: Scott City
Party: Democrat
District: 113
Chamber: House 1929, SS1930, 1931
Notes: "It is said that he is the only living relative of Vice-President Curtis who is a democrat." (from: Who's Who in the Kansas Legislature, 1931).
Source material:

1)---Who's Who in the Kansas Legislature: Session 1931 / by Arch L. Bell. Great Bend, Kan. : Howell Printing, [1931?].



Name: Russell Bigelow Armstrong
Born: October 20, 1843 in Westport, Jackson County, Mo.
Died: June 7 ,1901
Occupation:
County: Wyandotte
Town: Wyandotte
Party: Republican
District: 17
Chamber: House 1879
Notes:
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Name: James E. Arndt
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Builder
County: Lyon
Town: Emporia
Party: Democrat
District: 45
Chamber: House 1959, 1960
Notes:
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Name: B. C. Arnold
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Saddler
County: Ellis
Town: Hays
Party: Independent Republican (?)
District: 114
Chamber: House 1883, SS1884
Notes:
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Name: E. J. Arnold
Born: January 19, 1848 in Ontario, Canada
Died:
Occupation:
County: Reno
Town: Nickerson
Party: Democrat
District: 93
Chamber: House 1887
Notes:
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Name: J. L. Arnold
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Allen
Town: Iola
Party: Republican
District: 47
Chamber: House 1876
District: 52
Chamber: House 1877
Notes:
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Name: John W. Arnold
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Pottawatomie
Town: Louisville
Party: Republican
District: 49
Chamber: House 1887
Notes:
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Name: Alfred Arden Arnott
Born: April 3 , 1842 at Milan, Erie County, Ohio
Died: October 31, 1908 in Topeka, Kansas.
Occupation: Merchant
County: McPherson
Town: McPherson
Party: Democrat
District: 87
Chamber: House 1883, SS1884
Notes: Buried in McPherson Cemetery, McPherson, Kansas.
Source material:

1)---Death notice appearing in McPherson Daily Republican, November 2, 1908 [supplied by Elsie Newell of the McPherson Public Library, McPherson, KS].



Name: William Frederick Milton Arny
Born: March 6, 1813 in the District of Columbia.
Died: September 18, 1881 in Topeka, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer
County: Anderson
Town: Hyatt
Party: Republican
District: 10
Chamber: House 1861
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1857. In 1861 President Lincoln appointed him secretary of the Territory of New Mexico.
Source material:

1)--- Online biograpy found in A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans A five volume set published in 1918 by William Connelley.

2)--- Transaction of the Kansas State Historical Society, 1907-1908. vol. 10. (Topeka, Kan. : State Printing Office, 1908) p. 243.


Name: Tom Arpke
Born: February 6, 1952
Died:
Occupation: Arpke Inc. Travel Agency
County: Saline
Town: Salina
Party: Republican
District: 69
District: 24
Chamber: House 2011, 2012,
Chamber: Senate 2013
Notes: Married to Beth Arpke.
Source material:


Name: Abner Arrasmith
Born: October 15, 1844
Died: April 7, 1924
Occupation: Farmer
County: Johnson
Town: Olathe
Party: Republican
District: 10
Chamber: Senate 1869, 1870
Notes:
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Name: Charles Shirk Arthur, Jr.
Born: July 16, 1917 in Spirit Lake, Iowa.
Died: February 16, 2011 in Manhattan, Kansas.
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Riley
Town: Manhattan
Party: Republican
District: 42
Chamber: House 1957, 1958, SS1958, 1959, 1960
District: 40
Chamber: House 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, SS1964
District: 19
Chamber: Senate 1965, 1966, SS1966, 1967, 1968
Notes: WWII veteran (Navy Air Corps). Married March 29, 1944 to Mary Ann Bowen.
Source material:

1)---Who's Who in American Politics, 1967-1968.



Name: James M. Arthur
Born: 1817 in Indiana
Died: November 9, 1870 in Kansas
Occupation: Farmer
County: Linn
Town: Centerville
Party: Republican
District: 47
Chamber: House 1866
Notes: Married to Elizabeth Day
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Name: Lester Cave Arvin
Born: July 22, 1923 in East St. Louis, Illinois.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Butler
Town: Rose Hill
Party: Republican
District: 11
Chamber: Senate 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972
Notes: Married May 13, 1945 to Kay Krehbiel. Candidate for Lt. Governor of Kansas in 1956. U.S. Congressman Fourth Dist. 1960.
Source material:

1)---Who's Who in American Politics, Second Edition 1969-1970. (R. R. Bowker Company New York and London, 1969.)



Name: William F. Ashby
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Leavenworth
Town: Easton
Party: Democrat
District: 27
Chamber: House 1870, 1871
District: 10
Chamber: House 1885, SS1886
Notes:
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Name: John R. Ashcroft
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Graham
Town: Hill City
Party: Democrat
District: 105
Chamber: House 1909
District: 100
Chamber: House 1913
Notes:
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Name: Charles Mills Asher
Born: April 28, 1894 near Haviland, Kansas.
Died: October 31, 1947
Occupation: Farmer
County: Kiowa
Town: Haviland
Party: Democrat
District: 93
Chamber: House 1931, 1933, SS1933, SS1934
Notes: Married August 18, 1915, to Lora Isabel Elliott.
Source material:

1)---Illustriana Kansas. Illustriana Inc., Hebron, Nebraska, 1933.



Name: S. D. Ashmore
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Crawford
Town: Girard
Party:
District: 39
Chamber: House 1872
Notes:
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Name: C. G. Aspegren
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Republic
Town: Republic
Party: Republican
District: 60
Chamber: House 1929, SS1930
Notes:
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Name: Otis L. Atherton
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Russell
Town: Russell
Party: Republican
District: 98
Chamber: House 1889, 1891
District: 82
Chamber: House 1893
Notes:
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Name: James Northrup Atkinson
Born:
Died: March 19, 1939
Occupation:
County: Wyandotte
Town: Kansas City
Party: Republican
District: 9
Chamber: House 1913
Notes:
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Name: M. S. Atwater
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Anderson
Town: Garnett
Party: Republican
District: 16
Chamber: House 1925
Notes:
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Name: G. A. Atwood
Born: January 15, 1840 in Barnard, Vermont
Died: May 2, 1911 in Springfield
Occupation: Editor
County: Ellsworth
Town: Fort Harker
Party: Republican
District: 85
Chamber: House 1875
Notes:
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Name: Samuel F. Atwood
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Leavenworth
Town: Leavenworth
Party: Abolitionist
District: 24
Chamber: House 1865
Notes:
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Name: Patrick B. Augustine
Born: May 14, 1955 in Hays, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Banking, Real estate
County: Ellis
Town: Ellis
Party: Democrat
District: 110
Chamber: House 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980
Notes: Elected for first term at age 21.
Source material:

1)---Who's Who in American Politics, Seventh Edition 1979-80 / R.R. Bowker Company, New York, N.Y., 1979.



Name: Daniel C. Auld, Capt.
Born: February 10, 1810 in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania.
Died: October 9, 1896 in Topeka, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer
County: Marshall
Town: Nottingham
Party: Republican
District: 3
Chamber: House 1861
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1856. Twice married, first to Jane Auld on March 21, 1839, she died May 16, 1860. He then married Mrs. Ellen Hyde on June 5, 1865 in Topeka. Civil War veteran: 13th Regiment, Kansas Volunteers. Death occurred while visiting his daughter, Cynthia G. Holmes in Topeka, Kansas.
Source material:

1)---Biographical information on him can be found in the online biography of his son-in-law, George N. Holmes in A Standard History of Kanasas and Kansan A five volume set published in 1918 by William Connelley.

2)---Transactions of the Kansas State Historical Society, 1907-1908. vol. 10. (Topeka, Kan. : State Printing Office, 1908) p. 243.



Name: Clay Aurand
Born: May 30, 1962
Died:
Occupation: Farmer/Stockman
County: Republic
Town: Courtland
Party: Republican
District: 109
Chamber: House 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, SS2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Notes: Married to Gina Aurand.
Source material:

1)---Kansas Legislative web site



Name: A. J. Austin
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Meade
Town: Meade
Party: Democrat
District: 122
Chamber: House 1925
Notes:
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Name: Herman Willard Avery
Born: May 26, 1870 in Wakefield, Kansas.
Died: January 26, 1950 in Clay Center, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer
County: Clay
Town: Wakefield
Party: Republican
District: 22
Chamber: Senate 1909, 1911
Notes: Married June 1, 1898 to Hattie Maria Coffman. Father of State Representative/Governor William H. Avery.
Source material:

1)---Illustriana Kansas. Illustriana Inc., Hebron, Nebraska, 1933.



Name: William Henry "Bill" Avery
Born: August 11, 1911 near Wakefield, Kansas.
Died: November 4, 2009 in Wakefield, Kansas
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Clay
Town: Wakefield
Party: Republican
District: 58
Chamber: House 1951, 1953
Notes: Married June 16, 1940 to Hazel Bowles. World War II veteran. U.S. Representative in Congress from Kansas, 1955-1965. Governor of Kansas, 1965-1967. Candidate for U.S. Senate from Kansas in 1968. Son of State Senator Herman Willard Avery.
Source material:

1)---Illustriana Kansas. Illustriana Inc., Hebron, Nebraska, 1933 (father's biography).

2)---1951 Kansas Legislative Directory. Topeka, Kan. : Kansas Business Construction Magazine, [1950?].

3)---Who's Who in American Politics, 6th edition. New York: Bowker Co., 1977.



Name: Axel. G. Axelton
Born: July 28, 1847 in Ostergothland Province, Sweden.
Died: February 26, 1929 in Manhattan, Kansas
Occupation: Farmer
County: Pottawatomie
Town: Randolph
Party: Republican
District: 43
Chamber: House 1893, 1895
Notes: Came to America in 1852. Came to Kansas in 1858.
Source material:

1)---Handbook of the Kansas Legislature, 1895. George W. Crane & Co., Topeka, Kansas, 1895.



Name: S. P. Axtell
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Haskell
Town: Santa Fe
Party: Republican
District:
Chamber: House 1889
Notes: Admitted as delegate by resolution, January 10, 1889.
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Name: Samuel Ayers

(Look under: Samuel Ayres/Ayers)

Name: Jayne Anne Aylward
Born: August 28, 1956 in Salina, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockwoman
County: Saline
Town: Salina
Party: Republican
District: 74
Chamber: House 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987,
SS1987, 1988, 1989, SS1989, 1990
Notes:
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Name: Samuel Ayres/Ayers
Born: February 4, 1803 in Chester, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.
Died: February 17, 1887
Occupation: Minister, Doctor
County: Linn
Town:
Party:
District: 48
Chamber: House 1864
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1857, and was one of the developers of Linn County. Married to Ruth Nash on March 10, 1829. Name on his tombstone spelled Ayers.
Source material:

1)---From the research of Gloria (Odom) Trommler.

 


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