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Please direct comments, additions, corrections to: Bill Sowers, ksdocs@library.ks.gov


Name
: Ward Cassidy
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Educator
County: Cheyenne
Town: St. Francis
Party: Republican
District: 120
Chamber: House 2011, 2012, 2013
Notes: Married to Gloria A. Cassidy.
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Name: James Cassin
Born: 1850 in New York City, New York.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Crawford
Town: Girard
Party: Populist
District: 22
Chamber: House 1897, 1898
District: 20
Chamber: House 1911
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1879 from Illinois. Married and the father of six daughters.
Source material:

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



Name: James A. Cassler
Born: November 5, 1881 in Mitchell, Rice County, Kansas.
Died: March 12, 1980 in McPherson, Kansas.
Occupation: Lawyer
County: McPherson
Town: McPherson
Party: Republican
District: 28
Chamber: Senate 1943, 1945, 1947
Notes: Elected November 3, 1942 to succeed L. H. Ruppenthal who had resigned. Married Mary 12, 1926, to Alexia D. McBoile. World War I veteran.
Source material:

1)---Obituary from "McPherson Sentinel," March 13, 1980. [supplied by Elsie Newell of the McPherson Public Library, McPherson, KS.]



Name: Dan Caster
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Decatur
Town: Oberlin
Party: Pro-Democrat 1891; Populist 1893
District: 120
Chamber: House 1891
District: 103
Chamber: House 1893
Notes:
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Name: Vincent R. Caster
Born: January 25, 1873 in Meigs County, Ohio.
Died: January 20, 1937
Occupation: Farmer, Educator
County: Decatur
Town: Oberlin
Party: Democrat
District: 102
Chamber: House 1923, SS1923, 1925, 1927, SS1928, 1929, SS1930, 1931
Notes: June 28, 1894 married Clara Idona Miller. May 11, 1910 married Ina May Ethridge.
Source material:

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



Name: James Cates
Born: November 19, 1944
Died:
Occupation: Insurance consultant
County: Shawnee
Town: Topeka
Party: Republican
District: 52
Chamber: House 1989, SS1989, 1990, 1991, 1992
Notes:
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Name: C. William Cather
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Democrat
District: 84
Chamber: House 1972
District: 96
Chamber: House 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976
Notes: Succeeds Brian J. Moline, resigned.
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Name: William Henry Cauble
Born: November 22, 1875 in Benedict, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Merchant, Farmer
County: Wilson
Town: Benedict
Party: Republican
District: 29
Chamber: House 1929, SS1930
Notes: June 7, 1908 married Iva May Griffin.
Source material:

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



Name: Jesse P. Caudill
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Comanche
Town: Protection
Party: Democrat
District: 94
Chamber: House 1915, 1917
Notes:
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Name: Thomas R. Cauthers
Born: April 13, 1880 in Waverly, Pike County, Ohio.
Died: November 23, 1954 in Ashland, Kansas.
Occupation: Lumberman, Farmer, Rancher
County: Clark
Town: Ashland
Party: Republican
District: 95
Chamber: House 1943, 1945, 1947
Notes: May 30, 1906 married Mary Ethel Cosand.
Source material:

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

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



Name: Wilfrid Cavaness
Born: November 24, 1875 in Chetopa, Kansas.
Died: November 27, 1963 in Chanute, Kansas.
Occupation: Printer, Publisher (Retired)
County: Neosho
Town: Chanute
Party: Republican
District: 13
Chamber: Senate 1937, SS1938, 1939, 1941, 1943, 1945, 1947, 1949, 1951, 1953, 1955, 1956
Notes:
Source material:

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

2)---Topeka Daily Capitol 11/28/1963.



Name: Claud Martin Cave
Born: April 28, 1884 in Putnam County, Missouri.
Died:
Occupation: Grain dealer
County: Haskell
Town: Sublette
Party: Republican
District: 121
Chamber: House 1925, 1927, SS1928
Notes: February 6, 1910 married Cora Blanche Henage.
Source material:

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



Name: Stephen E. Cave
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Gray; Haskell
Town: Santa Fe
Party: Republican
District: 123
Chamber: House 1901
Notes:
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Name: Henderson Cavender
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Merchant
County: Anderson
Town: Garnett
Party: Radical Republican
District: 56
Chamber: House 1864, 1865, 1866
Notes:
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Name: E. Harrison Cawker
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Mitchell
Town: Cawker City
Party:
District:
Chamber: House 1871
Notes:
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Name: Gerald A. "Jerry" Caywood
Born: February 19, 1912
Died: August 5, 1985
Occupation: Personnel operations, Manager, Farming
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Democrat
District: 86
Chamber: House 1977, 1978
Notes:
Source material:

1)---Don Caywood son of Gerald Caywood.


Name: James W. Cecil
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Morton
Town:
Party:
District:
Chamber: House 1887
Notes: Admitted as delegate (without voting power) February 8, 1887.
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Name: Watson Bacon Cellar
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Coffey
Town: Waverly; Agricola 1921
Party: Republican
District: 31
Chamber: House 1919, SS1919, SS1920, 1921
Notes:
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Name: Asaph N. Chadsey
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Crawford
Town: Cherokee
Party: Republican
District: 24
Chamber: House 1887
Notes:
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Name: Adelbert R. Chambers
Born: March 15, 1894 in Barnard, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Physician
County: Allen
Town: Iola
Party: Republican
District: 17
Chamber: House 1957, 1958, SS1958, 1959, 1960
Notes: August 23, 1922 married Alice Louise Perkins.
Source material:

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



Name: Howard J. Chambers
Born: July 27, 1912 in Silver Lake, Kansas.
Died: September 20, 2008
Occupation: Alfalfa mill operator, Farming
County: Ottawa
Town: Minneapolis
Party: Republican
District: 62
Chamber: House 1955, 1956
Notes: World War II veteran, served in the Pacific with the Navy Seabees.
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Name: M. A. Chambers
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Sheridan
Town: Hoxie
Party: Republican
District: 121
Chamber: House 1887, 1889
Notes:
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Name: T. J. Chambers
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Comanche
Town: Coldwater
Party: Democrat
District: 95
Chamber: House 1893
Notes:
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Name: John E. Chandler
Born: July 13, 1915 in Topeka, Kansas.
Died: October 15, 1982
Occupation: Newspaper publisher
County: Jackson
Town: Holton
Party: Republican
District: 1
Chamber: Senate 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982
Notes: Married Bertha M. White in 1940.
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 1808," Journal of the Senate, Kansas Legislature, 1983.



Name: John Howell Chandler
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Teacher, Farmer, Stockraiser
County: Kiowa
Town: Haviland
Party: Fusion 1901; Populist
District: 97
Chamber: House 1901
District: 98
Chamber: House 1903, SS1903
Notes:
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Name: Levi Leland Chandler
Born: December 3, 1867 near North Springfield, Vermont.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer & Merchant (Retired)
County: Chase
Town: Cottonwood Falls
Party: Republican
District: 54
Chamber: House 1927, SS1927, 1929, SS1930
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1879. Married first November 29, 1905, to Alice Goldie Moon. Married second November 1, 1916, to Caroline H. Breese. His father, Roswell H. Chandler, was also a Kansas legislator. His brother, Charles H. Chandler, was Kansas State Architect.
Source material:

1)---Standard History of Kansas and Kansans / by William E. Connelley. (Chicago : Lewis Publishing Company, 1918). Available online at: http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/archives/1918ks/bioc/chandlll.html.



Name: Roswell Henry Chandler
Born: in Vermont.
Died:
Occupation: Stock & produce, Real estate
County: Chase
Town: Bazaar
Party: Republican
District: 55
Chamber: House 1893, 1895
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1879. Married to Mary E. Leland. His son, Levi L. Chandler, was also a Kansas legislator. His son, Charles H. Chandler, was Kansas State Architect.
Source material:

1)---Biographies of his sons, Levi Leland Chandler and Charles Henry Chandler in Standard History of Kansas and Kansans / by William E. Connelley. (Chicago : Lewis Publishing Company, 1918). Available online at: http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/archives/1918ks/bioc/chandlll.html.



Name: Willis L. Chandler
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Laborer
County: Wyandotte
Town: Kansas City
Party: Democrat
District: 9
Chamber: House 1921
Notes:
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Name: Bert Chaney, Jr.
Born: January 26, 1928 in Coffeyville, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Junior college teacher
County: Reno
Town: Hutchinson
Party: Democrat
District: 101
Chamber: House 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972
District: 34
Chamber: Senate 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984
Notes: Married to Marilyn Johnson.
Source material:

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



Name: John T. Chaney
Born: about 1867 in Antioch, Monroe County, Ohio.
Died:
Occupation: Loan & real estate
County: Shawnee
Town: Topeka
Party: Republican
District: 17
Chamber: Senate 1901, 1903, SS1903
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1884.
Source material:

1)---Handbook of the Kansas Legislature, 1901. Topeka, Kan. : Crane & Co, 1900.



Name: E. L. Chapman
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Editor
County: Barton
Town: Great Bend
Party: Republican
District: 36
Chamber: Senate 1889
Notes: Civil War veteran: having served as the Provost Marshal of the Department of the Cumberland. Married in 1864 to Anna Jones.
Source material

1)---Directory of the Kansas State Senate, 1889 / by A.G. Stacey, Secretary. Topeka, Kan. Kansas Publishing House, 1889.



Name: General L. Chapman
Born: April 10, 1868
Died: March 20, 1911
Occupation: Banker
County: Barton
Town: Great Bend
Party: Republican
District: 35
Chamber: Senate 1905, 1907, SS1908, 1909, 1911
Notes: Married to Viola (Ola) Brinkman.
Source material:

1)--- Information provided by John Zutavern, General Chapman was his great uncle.



Name: Thomas Chappell
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Osage
Town: Scranton
Party: Populist
District: 34
Chamber: House 1893
Notes:
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Name: James Charles
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Douglas
Town: Hesper
Party: Independent
District: 55
Chamber: House 1876
Notes:
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Name: Tudor J. Charles
Born: February 6, 1871
Died: November 22, 1936
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Republic
Town:
Party: Democrat
District: 60
Chamber: House 1917
Notes:
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Name: Firth Charlesworth
Born: August 28, 1834 in Honley, Yorkshire, England.
Died: May 4, 1901 in Topeka, Kansas.
Occupation: Merchant
County: Mitchell
Town: Beloit
Party: Republican
District: 111
Chamber: House 1881
District: 105
Chamber: House 1883, SS1884
Notes: At the time of his death, he was the Assistant Adjutant General of Kansas.
Source material:

1)---Information provided courtesy of Orene Reed, great granddaughter of Firth Charlesworth.



Name: Sam C. Charlson
Born:
Died: August 20, 1973
Occupation: Abstracter, Insurance
County: Riley
Town: Manhattan
Party: Republican
District: 42
Chamber: House 1953, 1955, 1956
District: 19
Chamber: Senate 1957, 1958, SS1958, 1959, 1960
Notes:
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Name: Betty Jo Charlton
Born: June 15, 1923
Died:
Occupation: Housewife
County: Douglas
Town: Lawrence
Party: Democrat
District: 44
Chamber: House 1980
District: 46
Chamber: House 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, SS1987, 1988, 1989, SS1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994
Notes: Appointed to replace Michael Glover, resigned.
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Name: DeLanson Alson Newton Chase
Born: April 26, 1875 in Jay, Vermont.
Died: October 19, 1953 in Ottawa, Kansas.
Occupation: Businessman
County: Linn
Town: Pleasanton
Party: Republican
District: 15
Chamber: House 1917, 1919, SS1919, SS1920
District: 7
Chamber: Senate 1921, 1923
Notes: Married to Harriet Annette Ayer June 1, 1893. Served as Lt. Governor of Kansas from 1925-1929. According to his obituary at the time of his death he was married to Emma Dutt Chase.
Source material:

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

2)---Topeka Daily Capitol 10/21/1953.



Name: F. H. Chase
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Jackson
Town: Hoyt
Party: Democrat
District: 36
Chamber: House 1913
Notes:
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Name: William H. Chase
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Jackson
Town: Rossvile
Party: Republican
District: 67
Chamber: House 1877
Notes:
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Name: W. M. Chatten
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Barton
Town: Chaflin
Party: Republican
District: 83
Chamber: House 1907, 1908
Notes:
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Name: William Chestnut,(Chestnutt) Sr.
Born: 1816 in Paisley, Scotland.
Died:
Occupation: Weaver, Farmer
County: Miami
Town: Osawatomie
Party:
District: 43
Chamber: House 1864
Notes:
Source material:

1)---History of Kansas / William G. Cutler. (Topeka, Kan. : A.T. Andreas, 1883.) Also available on the Internet at: http://www.kancoll.org/books/cutler/miami.



Name: W. H. Child
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Kingman
Town: Kingman
Party:
District: 108
Chamber: House 1875
Notes: Seat declared vacant January 25, 1875.
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Name: A. F. Childs
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Cherokee
Town: Columbus
Party:
District: 41
Chamber: House 1873
Notes:
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Name: Henry Chiles
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Soil conservation contractor, Farmer, Stockman
County: Bourbon
Town: Fort Scott
Party: Democrat
District: 18
Chamber: House 1958, SS1958
Notes: Replaced Ancel K. Dalton who resigned January 15, 1958.
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Name: Amos James Chipman
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Merchant
County: Morris
Town: Council Grove
Party: Republican
District: 13
Chamber: House 1861
Notes:
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Name: Will Edwin Chisholm
Born: March 2, 1870 in Moline, Illinois.
Died: October 6, 1948 east of Roxbury, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman, Insurance
County: McPherson
Town: Gypsum; Roxbury 1941
Party: Republican
District: 64
Chamber: House 1939, 1941, 1943, 1945
Notes: Married August 12, 1908 to Olive May Lindell.
Source material:

1)---Obituary from The McPherson Daily Republican, October 6, 1948. [supplied by Elsie Newell of the McPherson Public Library, McPherson, KS.]



Name: John R. Chittenden
Born: March 7, 1866 in Yorkshire
Died:
Occupation:
County: Ellis
Town: Hays
Party: Republican
District: 89
Chamber: House 1915, 1917
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1885. On February 22, 1885 he married Eleanor Britain
Source material:

1)--- A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans, by William C. Connelley (Chicago: Lewis Publishing Co. 1919).

 



Name: M. B. Chrisman
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Chautauqua
Town: Wauneta
Party: Republican
District: 51
Chamber: House 1893
Notes:
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Name: H. M. "Chris" Christensen
Born: about 1888
Died: July 7, 1965 in Estes, Colorado.
Occupation: Businessman
County: Cloud
Town: Concordia
Party: Republican
District: 61
Chamber: House 1957, 1958, SS1958
Notes: Resigned December 29, 1958, replaced by Ross Doyen. Married to Alice Carlgren.
Source material:

1)---Concordia Blade 7/7/1965.



Name: Will R. Christian
Born: in Harper County, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Grant
Town: Ulysses
Party: Republican
District: 118
Chamber: House 1935, SS1936, 1939, 1941, 1943, 1945, 1947
Notes:
Source material:

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



Name: Israel Christie
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Miami
Town: Stanton
Party: Republican
District: 43
Chamber: House 1863
Notes:
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Name: Marsall Christmann
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Municipal Judge (Retired) Negotiator
County: Rice
Town: Lyons
Party: Republican
District: 113
Chamber: House 2013
Notes: Married to Elizabeth.
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Name: Donald Christy
Born: November 23, 1909 in Scott City, Kansas.
Died: March 15, 1990 in Scott City, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer, Banker
County: Scott
Town: Scott City
Party: Republican
District: 27
Chamber: Senate 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972
District: 39
Chamber: Senate 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976
Notes: Married May 28, 1933 to Helen Georgia Shedd.
Source material:

 

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



Name: John A. Christy
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Allen
Town: Iola
Party: Radical Republican
District: 55
Chamber: House 1865
Notes:
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Name: Rochelle Ruth Chronister
Born: August 27, 1939
Died:
Occupation: Homemaker
County: Wilson
Town: Neodesha
Party: Republican
District: 9
Chamber: House 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, SS1987, 1988, 1989, SS1989, 1990
District: 13
Chamber: House 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995
Notes:
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Name: James H. Chubb
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Cherokee
Town: Baxter Springs
Party: Farmers' Alliance
District: 26
Chamber: House 1891
Notes:
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Name: Willis J. Chubbuck
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Wichita
Town: Leoti
Party: Republican
District:
Chamber: House 1891
District: 113
Chamber: House 1893
Notes: Seated as a delegate on January 15, 1891.
Source material:



Name: James D. Church
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Atchison
Town:
Party:
District: 2
Chamber: House 1862
Notes:
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Name: Russell Church
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Pottawatomie
Town: Westmoreland
Party: Radical Republican
District: 17
Chamber: House 1865
Notes:
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Name: Levi Churchill
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Leavenworth
Town: Fairmount
Party:
District: 30
Chamber: House 1871
Notes:
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Name: J. R. Claeys
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Nonprofit Management
County: Saline
Town: Salina
Party: Republican
District: 69
Chamber: House 2013
Notes:
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Name: Dexter E. Clapp
Born: June 7, 1830 in Genesee county, New York.
Died: June 23, 1882
Occupation: Minister
County: Woodson
Town: Yates Center
Party: Republican
District: 56
Chamber: House 1879, 1881
Notes:
Source material:

 

1)---Information provided through the research of John A. Jackson, KSGenWeb, Civil War Coordinator.



Name: Isaac D. Clapp
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Johnson
Town: Gardner
Party:
District: 34
Chamber: House 1871
Notes:
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Name: A. K. Clark
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Montgomery
Town: Jefferson
Party: Democrat
District: 27
Chamber: House 1923, SS1923
Notes:
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Name: Ansel Russell Clark
Born: 1842
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer, Stockraiser
County: Rice
Town: Peace 1876; Sterling 1905
Party: Republican
District: 91
Chamber: House 1876
District: 84
Chamber: House 1905
Notes:
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Name: Arthur B. Clark
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Montgomery
Town: Independence
Party: Republican
District: 48
Chamber: House 1879
District: 25
Chamber: Senate 1881, 1883, SS1884
Notes:
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Name: Charles S. Clark
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Allen
Town:
Party:
District: 10
Chamber: House 1862
Notes: Did not take seat until January 28, 1862.
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Name: Emanuel Clark
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Johnson
Town: Gardner
Party: Republican
District: 22
Chamber: House 1877
Notes:
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Name: Frank M. Clark
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Oil business
County: Neosho
Town: Chanute
Party: Republican
District: 28
Chamber: House 1939
Notes:
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Name: G. W. Clark
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Morris
Town: Parkerville
Party:
District: 72
Chamber: House 1872
Notes:
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Name: Harding Allen Clark
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lumber & Implements
County: Wallace
Town: Wallace
Party: Republican
District: 111
Chamber: House 1895
Notes:
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Name: Jacob Arlington Clark
Born: January 20, 1855 in Indiana
Died: January 27, 1933
Occupation: Farmer
County: Bourbon
Town: Fort Scott
Party: Populist
District: 21
Chamber: House 1893
Notes:
Source material: Information from family members



Name: John H. Clark
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Pottawatomie
Town: Lewisville
Party: Republican
District: 17
Chamber: House 1870
Notes:
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Name: John Russell Clark
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Teacher, Farmer, Stockraiser
County: Linn
Town: LaCygne
Party: Republican
District: 17
Chamber: House 1893, 1895
Notes: Seated on January 30, 1893, after contested election.
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Name: Johnson Clark
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Miami
Town: Osawatomie
Party: Republican
District: 11
Chamber: Senate 1863, 1864
Notes:
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Name: Joseph W. Clark
Born: 1849 in Smiths Landing, Clearmont County, Ohio.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Thomas
Town: Oakley
Party: Populist
District: 106
Chamber: House 1897, SS1898
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1886. Married and the father of six children.
Source material:

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



Name: Marvin B. Clark
Born: December 21, 1921 near Wheaton, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Farm appraisals & management
County: Miami
Town: Paola
Party: Republican
District: 16
Chamber: House 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, SS1964
District: 17
Chamber: House 1965, 1966, SS1966
Notes:
Source material:

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



Name: Nathaniel C. Clark
Born: about 1823 in Ohio.
Died:
Occupation: Physician
County: Doniphan
Town: Columbus; Wathena 1867
Party: Republican
District: 2
Chamber: House 1863
District: 1
Chamber: Senate 1867, 1868
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1859.
Source material:

1)---Transactions of the Kansas State Historical Society, 1907-1908. vol. 10. (Topeka, Kan. : State Printing Office, 1908) p. 244.



Name: Stan Clark
Born: December 9, 1954 in Oakley, Kansas.
Died: May 29, 2004 near Oakley, Kansas.
Occupation: Photographer, Business owner
County: Logan
Town: Oakley
Party: Republican
District: 40
Chamber: Senate 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
Notes:
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Name: T. H. Clark
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Douglas
Town: Big Springs
Party: Radical Republican
District: 39
Chamber: House 1867
Notes:
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Name: William A. Clark
Born: 1855
Died:
Occupation: Mercantile business
County: Jefferson
Town: Winchester
Party: Republican
District: 4
Chamber: House 1905, 1907, SS1908, 1909
Notes:
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Name: William H. Clark
Born: January 12, 1838 in Guernsey County, Ohio.
Died: June 7, 1912 in Ottawa, Kansas.
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Franklin
Town: Ottawa
Party: Republican
District: 50
Chamber: House 1872
Notes: Married Jane G. Graham on December 19, 1866.
Source material:

1)---Information provided through the research of John A. Jackson, KSGenWeb, Civil war coordinator.



Name: William (Bill) Harve Clark
Born: about 1877 in Kentucky.
Died: February 20, 1965 in Concordia, Kansas.
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Sheridan
Town: Hoxie
Party: Democrat
District: 103
Chamber: House 1915
Notes:
Source material:

1)---Topeka Capitol Journal 2/21/1965.



Name: Joseph Clarke
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Printer
County: Leavenworth
Town: Leavenworth
Party: Republican
District: 11
Chamber: House 1877
Notes:
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Name: Samuel Percy Gilmore Clarke
Born: September 25, 1882 in Lawrence, Kansas.
Died: July 25, 1930 near Lawrence, Kansas.
Occupation: Public official
County: Douglas
Town: Lawrence
Party: Republican
District: 12
Chamber: House 1929, SS1930
Notes: November 23, 1907 married Sybella Maude Watts.
Source material:

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



Name: Sidney Clarke
Born: October 16, 1831 Worcester County, Mass
Died: June 18, 1909 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Occupation:
County: Douglas
Town: Lawrence
Party: Republican
District: 8
Chamber: House 1862
District: 24
Chamber: House 1879
Notes: Won by decision of House over G. W. Smith, January 23, 1862. Speaker of the House in 1879.
Source material:

1)---http://www.politicalgraveyard.com/

 



Name: Samuel Clasen
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Wyandotte
Town: Rosedale
Party: Democrat
District: 9
Chamber: House 1917
Notes:
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Name: H. P. Clay
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer & Stockraiser
County: Linn
Town: Prescott
Party: Republican
District: 18
Chamber: House 1909
Notes:
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Name: C. E. "Ed" Claycomb
Born: August 5, 1911 in Joplin, Mo.
Died: September 19, 1989 at Scott City
Occupation: Businessman (Retired)
County: Scott
Town: Scott City
Party: Republican
District: 122
Chamber: House 1973, 1974
Notes: Married Kate Rollins August 5, 1931 at Joplin, Mo.
Source material:

1)---Obit Scott City News Chronicle


Name: E. W. Claycomb
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Greenwood
Town: Eureka
Party: Republican
District: 49
Chamber: House 1893, 1895
Notes:
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Name: J. W. Claypool
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Reno
Town: Nickerson
Party: Republican
District: 98
Chamber: House 1883, SS1884
Notes:
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Name: Stephanie Clayton
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Social Media Consultant
County: Johnson
Town: Overland Park
Party: Republican
District: 19
Chamber: House 2013
Notes: Married to C. Benjamin Clayton
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Name: L. D. Cleavinger
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Physician
County: Bourbon
Town: Fort Scott
Party: Radical Republican
District: 50
Chamber: House 1865
Notes:
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Name: C. R. Cleveland
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Republic
Town: Agenda
Party: Farmers' Alliance
District: 74
Chamber: House 1891
Notes:
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Name: David A. Cline
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Montgomery
Town: Coffeyville
Party: Republican
District: 29
Chamber: House 1909
Notes:
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Name: Nellie Cline
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Pawnee
Town: Larned
Party: Democrat
District: 91
Chamber: House 1921, 1923, SS1923
Notes: Mrs. Nellie (Cline) Steenson was a member of the Idaho Senate in 1943 and 1945.
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Name: Jeffry Bliss Clogston
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Greenwood
Town: Eureka
Party: Republican
District: 85
Chamber: House 1879, 1881
District: 63
Chamber: House 1883, SS1884, 1885, SS1886
District: 56
Chamber: House 1887
Notes:
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Name: Fred J. Cloud
Born: March 7, 1877 near Springfield, Missouri.
Died:
Occupation: Newspaperman
County: Kingman
Town: Kingman
Party: Republican
District: 72
Chamber: House 1919, SS1919, SS1920, 1921
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1878. Married Leora Glaze December 25, 1902. Served as private secretary to Governor Henry J. Allen.
Source material:

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



Name: R. W. Cloud
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Breckinridge
Town: Waterloo
Party: Republican
District:
Chamber: House 1861
Notes:
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Name: Stephen R. Cloud
Born: March 11, 1949
Died:
Occupation: Corporate Vice-President
County: Johnson
Town: Shawnee Mission
Party: Republican
District: 30
Chamber: House 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986
Notes:
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Name: Merit A. Clover
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Neosho
Town: Chanute
Party: Farmers' Alliance
District: 34
Chamber: House 1891
Notes:
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Name: Frank E. Cloyes
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Atchison
Town: Atchison
Party: Republican
District: 6
Chamber: House 1881
District: 3
Chamber: House 1883, SS1884, 1885, 1886
Notes:
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Name: Marshall J. Cloyes
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Atchison
Town: Lancaster
Party: Republican
District: 10
Chamber: House 1867
Notes:
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Name: J. V. Clymer
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Attorney
County: Reno
Town: Hutchinson
Party: Republican
District: 115
Chamber: House 1877
Notes:
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Name: Alfred Coad
Born: December 1, 1873 in Mattson, Illinois.
Died:
Occupation:
County: Labette
Town: Parsons
Party: Republican
District: 24
Chamber: House 1917
Notes: June 20, 1903 married May Blossom Talbott.
Source material:

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



Name: J. L. Coates
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Wyandotte
Town: Armourdale
Party: Republican
District: 10
Chamber: House 1889
Notes:
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Name: David Ransom Cobb
Born: 1823 in Bellows Falls, Vermont.
Died: 1891
Occupation: County Officer
County: Bourbon
Town: Marmaton
Party: Republican
District: 52
Chamber: House 1863, 1864
Notes: He came to Kansas in 1858.
Source material:

1)---Standard History of Kansas and Kansans (Chicago: Lewis Publishing Company, copyright 1918) Found online at: http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/archives/1918ks/bioc/cobbdg.html.



Name: Reba L. Cobb
Born: July 14, 1955
Died: March 21, 1983, in Topeka, Kansas.
Occupation: Manager, Lakeside Plaza, Inc.
County: McPherson
Town: Galva
Party: Republican
District: 73
Chamber: House 1983
Notes:
Source material:

1)---Article on page 1 of McPherson Sentinel, March 21, 1983. [supplied by Elsie Newell of the McPherson Public Library.]



Name: Stephen Alonzo Cobb
Born: June 17, 1833 in Madison, Maine.
Died: August 24, 1878 in Wyandotte, Kansas.
Occupation: Attorney
County: Wyandotte
Town: Wyandotte
Party: Republican
District: 12
Chamber: Senate 1869, 1870
District: 27
Chamber: House 1872
Notes: Civil War veteran. Successfully contested election of C. S. Glick and replaced him as Senator on January 20, 1869. Speaker of the House in 1872. Served as Representative from Kansas in the 1873-1875 U. S. Congress.
Source material:

1)---Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774-1989, Bicentennial Edition. United States Government Priniting Office, 1989.

1)---The Political Graveyard website http://politicalgraveyard.com.



Name: Marshall W. Cobun
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Barton
Town: Hoisington 1891 and 1901; Great Bend 1893
Party: Farmers' Alliance 1891-1893; Populist or Fusion 1901
District: 95
Chamber: House 1891
District: 79
Chamber: House 1893
District: 82
Chamber: House 1901
Notes:
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Name: C. V. Cochran
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Land bank officer
County: Shawnee
Town: Topeka
Party: Republican
District: 33
Chamber: House 1929, SS1930, 1931, 1933, SS1933, SS1934
District: 32
Chamber: House 1965, 1966, SS1966
Notes:
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Name: H. S. Cochran
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Barber
Town: Sun City
Party: Republican
District: 104
Chamber: House 1876
District: 125
Chamber: House 1877
Notes:
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Name: Thomas Cochran
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Bourbon
Town: Fort Scott
Party: Republican
District: 38
Chamber: House 1881
Notes:
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Name: W. B. Cochran
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Crawford
Town: Cherokee
Party: Democrat
District: 40
Chamber: House 1881
Notes:
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Name: Charles Cochrane
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Coffey
Town: Ottumwa
Party: Radical Republican
District: 61
Chamber: House 1866
Notes:
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Name: W. J. Cochrane
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Bourbon
Town: Union Town
Party:
District: 36
Chamber: House 1873
Notes:
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Name: John S. Codding
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Lawyer
County: Pottawatomie
Town: Louisville
Party: Republican
District: 13
Chamber: House 1875
District: 17
Chamber: Senate SS1886, 1887
Notes: Succeeded R. S. Hick in 1886, resigned in 1886-87 session of Senate.
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Name: Julius K. Codding
Born: about 1862 in Cook County, Illinois.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Pottawatomie
Town: Westmoreland
Party: Republican
District: 18
Chamber: Senate 1901, 1903, SS1903
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1872.
Source material:

1)---Handbook of the Kansas Legislature, 1901. Topeka, Kan. : Crane & Co, 1900.



Name: Floyd O. Coen
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Morton
Town: Elkart
Party: Republican
District: 125
Chamber: House 1963, 1964, SS1964
Notes:
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Name: Alfred V. Coffin
Born: 1819
Died:
Occupation: Physician
County: Coffey
Town: LeRoy
Party: Union; Radical Republican
District: 62
Chamber: House 1866
Notes:
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Name: Elihu E. Coffin
Born: 1836
Died:
Occupation: Cattle dealer
County: Coffey
Town: LeRoy
Party: Republican
District: 62
Chamber: House 1869
District: 61
Chamber: House 1870
Notes:
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Name: George William Coffin
Born: about 1868 in Illinois.
Died: January 1, 1961 in Council Grove, Kansas.
Occupation: Insurance
County: Morris
Town: Council Grove
Party: Democrat
District: 56
Chamber: House 1915, 1917
Notes: Came to Kansas about 1873 from Illinois in a prairie schooner with his parents. At the time, Representative Coffin served in the House, he was the only Democrat ever elected from Morris County.
Source material:

1)--- Kansas City Times 1/2/1961.



Name: Charles C. Coffinberry
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Nemaha
Town: Lincoln
Party: Radical Republican
District: 14
Chamber: House 1865
Notes:
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Name: Clyde Wilson Coffman
Born: June 29, 1885 in Lewisburg, West Virginia.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Osage
Town: Overbrook
Party: Republican
District: 32
Chamber: House 1921, 1923, SS1923, 1925, 1927, SS1928
District: 16
Chamber: Senate 1933, SS1933, SS1934, 1935, SS1936
Notes: November 23, 1909 married Minerva Hoffman Bragg.
Source material:

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



Name: Harry T. Coffman
Born: August 18, 1910
Died: November 14, 1995
Occupation: Lawyer, Farmer
County: Osage
Town: Lyndon
Party: Republican
District: 32
Chamber: House 1953
Notes:
Source material:

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


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