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


Name
: Robert Warren Hemphill
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Norton
Town: Norton
Party: Republican
District: 101
Chamber: House 1929, SS1930
Notes:
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Name: Joe L. Henbest
Born: May 12, 1910 in Seligman, Missouri.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Cherokee
Town: Columbus
Party: Democrat
District: 10
Chamber: Senate 1941, 1943
Notes:
Source material:

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



Name: Broderick T. Henderson
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Parking Control Officer
County: Wyandotte
Town: Kansas City
Party: Democrat
District: 35
Chamber: House 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, SS2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Notes:
Source material:

1)---http://www.kslegislature.org



Name: Carroll T. Henderson
Born: June 13, 1900 in Blakeman, Kansas.
Died: August 21, 1998
Occupation: Automobile dealer, Implements
County: Rawlins
Town: Atwood
Party: Republican
District: 106
Chamber: House 1945, 1947, 1949, 1951, 1953, 1955, 1956
Notes: WWII veteran: U. S. Army.
Source material:

1)---1953 Kansas Legislative Directory. Topeka, Kan. : Kansas Business Construction Magazines ; Lawrence, Kan. : printed by World Company, 1953.



Name: Royal B. Henderson
Born: October 9, 1891 in College Springs, Iowa.
Died: March 25, 1982
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Republic
Town: Belleville
Party: Republican
District: 60
Chamber: House 1953, 1955, 1956
Notes: Came to Cuba, Kansas, in 1905. Married Cora M. Torbert January 30, 1915.
Source material:

1)---"House Resolution 6175," Journal of the House of Representatives, Kansas Legislature, 1982.



Name: William B. Henderson
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Leavenworth
Town: Pleasant Ridge
Party: Democrat
District: 14
Chamber: House 1879
Notes:
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Name: Alfred B. Hendrick
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Jefferson
Town: Rising Sun
Party: Radical Republican
District: 21
Chamber: House 1865
Notes:
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Name: Robert Stacey Hendricks
Born: September 29, 1857, in Daviess County, Missouri
Died: August 31, 1936, in Topeka, Kansas
Occupation:
County: Rawlins
Town: Atwood
Party: Democrat
District: 111
Chamber: House 1907, SS1908
District: 106
Chamber: House 1913, 1915
Notes: Moved to Atwood, Kansas in 1885.
Source material:
1)---Obituary in "Topeka Daily Journal," August 31, 1936
2)---U.S. 1900 Census for Rawlins, County, Kansas
3)---WorldConnect project at rootsweb.ancestry.com



Name: Louis Hendrickson
Born: August 19, 1830 in Jefferson County, Missouri.
Died: June 29, 1885 Miami County, Kansas.
Occupation: Preacher, Farmer, Contractor
County: Miami
Town: Osawatomie
Party: Republican
District: 30
Chamber: House 1877
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1866. Buried in Spring Grove cemetery in Kansas.
Source material:

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

2)---Some information provided by Great-granddaughter, Greta Bever.



Name: Walker A. Hendrix
Born: May 28, 1949
Died:
Occupation: Attorney
County: Franklin
Town: Ottawa
Party: Republican
District: 10
Chamber: House 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994
Notes:
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Name: Albert Henley
Born: 1847 in Henry County, Indiana.
Died:
Occupation: Manufacturer
County: Douglas
Town: Lawrence
Party: Republican
District: 14
Chamber: House 1897, SS1898
District: 13
Chamber: House 1899
District: 5
Chamber: Senate 1901, 1903, SS1903
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1877. Married and the father of two sons.
Source material:

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



Name: Gerald T. (Jerry) Henry
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Executive Director, Achievement Services
County: Atchison
Town: Cummings
Party: Democrat
District: 48, 63
Chamber: House 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, SS2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Notes: Married to Linda M. Henry.
Source material:

1)---http://www.kslegislature.org



Name: Lester Lew Henry
Born: January 13, 1917 in Sabetha, Kansas.
Died: October 18, 1973 in Topeka, Kansas.
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Douglas
Town: Lawrence
Party: Republican
District: 12
Chamber: House 1951, 1953
Notes: WWII veteran: American Rangers. Married in 1937 to Genevieve June Shellhammer. During first term in the House, he served simultaneously on Lawrence City Commission.
Source material:

1)---1953 Kansas Legislative Directory. Topeka, Kan. : Kansas Business Construction Magazines ; Lawrence, Kan. : printed by World Company, 1953.

2)---Information also provided by his daughter, Marsha Henry Goff.


Name: Jerry Henry
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Executive Director-Achievement Services
County: Atchison
Town: Cummings
Party: Democrat
District: 63
Chamber: House 2013
Notes: Married to Linda
Source material:



Name: Robert "Bob" C. Henry
Born: April 28, 1929 in St. Cloud, Minnesota.
Died:
Occupation: Educator
County: Atchison
Town: Atchison
Party: Democrat
District: 47
Chamber: House 1977, 1978
Notes: Married in 1955 to Kathleen Ann Pull.
Source material:

 

1)---Who's Who in American Politics. 7th edition. New York : Bowker Co., 1979.



Name: Samuel Henry
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Montgomery
Town: Independence
Party: Farmers' Alliance
District: 31
Chamber: House 1891
Notes:
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Name: Theodore C. Henry
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Dickinson
Town: Abilene
Party:
District: 30
Chamber: Senate 1879
Notes:
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Name: Levi Hensel
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Nemaha
Town: Seneca
Party: Republican
District: 13
Chamber: House 1870
Notes:
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Name: F. L. Henshaw
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Decatur
Town: Oberlin
Party: Democrat
District: 120
Chamber: House 1887
Notes:
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Name: Nathan Henshaw
Born: May 22, 1839 in Cane Creek Monthly Meeting, North Carolina.
Died: About 1910 in Denver, Colorado.
Occupation:
County: Douglas
Town: Hesper
Party:
District: 55
Chamber: House 1873
Notes: Married Lydia M. Thomas October 18, 1862 at New Garden Monthly Meeting, Wayne County, Indiana. They were Quakers.
Source material:

1)---Information provided by great granddaughter, Joan E. Henshaw of Colorado.



Name: Anthony M. Hensley
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Special education teacher
County: Shawnee
Town: Topeka
Party: Democrat
District: 58
Chamber: House 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, SS1987, 1988, 1989, SS1989, 1990, 1991, 1992
District: 19
Chamber: Senate 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, SS2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Notes: Married to Deborah Heath on September 4, 1977. House Majority Whip in 1992, and Senate Minority Leader since 1997.
Source material:

1)---Who's Who in American Politics. 7th edition. New York : Bowker Co., 1979.

2)--- Additional information provided courtesy of Senator Hensley.



Name: Ewing Herbert, Jr.
Born: January 17, 1915 in St. Joseph, Missouri.
Died: August 27, 1972 in Hiawatha, Kansas
Occupation: Newspaper publisher
County: Brown
Town: Hiawatha
Party: Republican
District: 37
Chamber: House 1951, 1953
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1918. WWII veteran. His father, Ewing Herbert Sr., was also a Kansas legislator. Spouse's first name listed as Dolores.
Source material:

1)---1953 Kansas Legislative Directory. Topeka, Kan. : Kansas Business Construction Magazines ; Lawrence, Kan. : printed by World Company, 1953.
2)---Obituary, Topeka State Journal, August 28, 1972



Name: Ewing Herbert, Sr.
Born: 1866 in New Salem, Pennsylvania
Died: March 15, 1947 in Hiawatha, Kansas
Occupation: Publisher
County: Brown
Town: Hiawatha
Party: Republican
District: 37
Chamber: House 1935, SS1936
District: 1
Chamber: Senate 1937, SS1938, 1939
Notes: Ran unsuccessfully for Secretary of State in 1926 and U.S. Congress in 1928. His 2nd wife was Nell Snyder. They were married in 1899. His son, Ewing Herbert, Jr., also served in the Kansas Legislature.
Source material:



Name: Harold S. Herd
Born: June 3, 1918 in Comanche County.
Died: April 23, 2007 in Coldwater, Kansas.
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Comanche
Town: Coldwater
Party: Democrat
District: 36
Chamber: Senate 1965, 1966, SS1966, 1967, 1968
District: 26
Chamber: Senate 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972
Notes:
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Name: Harold S. Herd
Born: June 3, 1918 in Comanche County.
Died: April 23, 2007 in Coldwater, Kansas.
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Comanche
Town: Coldwater
Party: Democrat
District: 36
Chamber: Senate 1965, 1966, SS1966, 1967, 1968
District: 26
Chamber: Senate 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972
Notes:
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Name: Cindy Hermes
Born: October 19, 1954 in Emporia, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Community volunteer
County: Shawnee
Town: Topeka
Party: Republican
District: 51
Chamber: House 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
Notes:
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Name: David Heron
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Jewell
Town: Mankato
Party: Republican
District: 108
Chamber: House 1881
Notes:
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Name: John Nevon Herr
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Barber
Town: Kiowa
Party: Democrat
District: 73
Chamber: House 1911, 1913
Notes:
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Name: Henry W. Herren
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer (Retired)
County: Lincoln
Town: Lincoln
Party: Republican
District: 82
Chamber: House 1921, 1923, SS1923
Notes:
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Name: Thomas P. Herrick
Born: 1833 in West Bloomfield, New York.
Died: 1866 in Highland, Kansas.
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Doniphan
Town: Highland
Party: Republican
District: 1
Chamber: House 1861
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1858. Civil War veteran: Company A, 7th Kansas Regiment. He married a daughter of the Rev. H. N. Seaver who also served in the first state Legislature of 1861. He died of cholera not long after his discharge from military service.
Source material:

1)---"Biographies of Members of the Legislature of 1861." found in: Transactions of the Kansas State Historical Society, 1907-1908. Topeka, Kan. : Kansas State Historical Society, 1908.



Name: Henry F. Herrman
Born: January 15, 1890 in Rush County, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Ellis
Town: Hays
Party: Republican
District: 89
Chamber: House 1943, 1945
Notes:
Source material:

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


Name: Phil Hermanson
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Human Resources
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Republican
District: 96
District: 98
Chamber: House 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Chamber: House 2013
Notes:
Source material:

1)---Kansas Legislative Handbook, 2009



Name: Albert J. Herrod
Born: April 14, 1887 in England.
Died: May 4, 1964 in Kansas City, Kansas.
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Wyandotte
Town: Kansas City
Party: Republican
District: 4
Chamber: Senate 1943, 1945, 1947
Notes: Elected November 3, 1942 to fill vacancy by resignation of Arthur J. Stanley. Spouse's first name listed as Sylvia. First lawyer in Kansas City, Kansas to accept a woman juror, after enactment of such legislation.
Source material:

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

1)---Kansas City Times 5/5/1964.



Name: J. C. Herron
Born: In Pickaway County, Ohio
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Sheridan
Town: Hoxie
Party: Fusion
District: 107
Chamber: House 1901
Notes:
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Name: John W. Herron
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Cherokee
Town: Weir City
Party: Republican
District: 27
Chamber: House 1889
Notes:
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Name:

Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Dickinson
Town:
Party: Democrat
District: 5
Chamber: House 1862
District: 73
Chamber: House 1864
Notes:
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Name: A. W. Hershberger
Born: December 7, 1897
Died: December 20, 1950
Occupation: Abstractor
County: Kiowa
Town: Greensburg
Party: Democrat
District: 93
Chamber: House 1915, 1917
Notes: Married Essie A. Parcel in 1896
Source material:

1)---History of Kansas and Kansans. 1919.



Name: C. Edward Hertlein
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Pratt
Town: Pratt
Party: Republican
District: 106
Chamber: House 1969, 1970
Notes:
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Name: Leopold Herzig
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Ellsworth
Town: Ellsworth
Party: Republican
District: 102
Chamber: House 1883, SS1884
Notes:
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Name: Paul Robert Hess
Born: August 29, 1948 in Albany, New York.
Died:
Occupation: Businessman, Lawyer
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Republican
District: 80
Chamber: House 1971, 1972
District: 30
Chamber: Senate 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981,
1982, 1983, 1984
Notes: Served as Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee.
Source material:

1)---Who's Who in American Politics. 7th edition. New York : Bowker Co., 1979.



Name: Sharon Hess-Gibson
Name: Also served as, Sharon R. Hess
Born: March 5, 1948 in St. Louis, Missouri.
Died:
Occupation: Self-employed
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Republican
District: 87
Chamber: House 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980.
Notes: Married in 1969 to Paul Robert Hess, married 2nd to Stan Gibson prior to 1980 Session.
Source material:

1)---Who's Who in American Politics. 7th edition. New York : Bowker Co., 1979.



Name: John E. Hessin
Born: 1848 in New Lisbon, Columbiana County, Ohio.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Riley
Town: Manhattan
Party: Republican
District: 21
Chamber: Senate 1897, SS1898, 1899
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1870. Civil War veteran: Company B, 51st Ohio. Married and father of three children. Served as a Regent of the Kansas State Agricultural College (now Kansas State University).
Source material:

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



Name: Alfred S. Heusel
Born: November 10, 1870 in Michigan.
Died: January 3, 1943
Occupation: Hardware implement, Merchant
County: Sedgwick
Town: Cheney
Party: Republican
District: 73
Chamber: House 1903, SS1903
Notes: Buried Calvary Methodist Cemetery, Sedgewick County, Kansas.
Source material:

1)---Sedgwick County KSGenWeb web site.



Name: Edwin Mortimer Hewins
Born: March 22, 1839 in Lorain County, Ohio.
Died: December 1898, in Douglas, Converse County, Wyoming.
Occupation: Farmer
County: Chautauqua
Town: Cedarvale
Party: Independent; Democrat 1885
District: 95
Chamber: House 1877, 1879
District: 21
Chamber: Senate 1885, SS1886, 1887
Notes: Married May, 1866, to Julia Ella Ross in Wabaunsee County, Kansas.
Source material:

1)---Information supplied by Mary Toluchanian. Ms. Toluchanian has donated material on Hewins to the State Library which is in the library's vertical file collection on Kansas state legislators.



Name: Richard Hewitt
Born: about 1805 in New York State.
Died: 1879 in Wyandotte County, Kansas.
Occupation: Physician
County: Wyandotte
Town: Wyandotte
Party: Democrat
District: 80
Chamber: House 1868
Notes: First came to Kansas in 1845, left and returned at a later date.
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: Allan Hibbard
Born: October 20, 1894 in Medicine Lodge, Kansas.
Died: February 4, 1980
Occupation: Druggist, Real estate
County: Barber
Town: Medicine Lodge
Party: Republican
District: 73
Chamber: House 1951, 1953, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, SS1958, 1959, 1960
Notes:
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Name: Charles Edward Hibbard
Born: November 11, 1881 near Toronto, Woodson County, Kansas.
Died: May 25, 1957 in Kansas City, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer
County: Woodson
Town: Toronto
Party: Republican
District: 30
Chamber: House 1951, 1953
Notes: Married April 6, 1904 to Evie Elizabeth Johnson.
Source material:

1)---Information supplied courtesy of a relative.



Name: E. S. Hibbard
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Crawford
Town: Girard
Party: Republican
District: 29
Chamber: House 1883, SS1884
Notes:
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Name: Larry Hibbard
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Rancher
County: Woodson
Town: Toronto
Party: Republican
District: 13
Chamber: House 2013
Notes: Married to Cindy
Source material:



Name: J. H. Hibbetts
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Editor
County: Labette
Town: Chetopa
Party: Republican
District: 46
Chamber: House 1877
Notes:
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Name: Joseph H. Hibner
Born: 1847 in Maryland.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Johnson
Town: Gardner
Party: Populist
District: 12
Chamber: House 1897, SS1898
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1870. Married and the father of four children.
Source material:

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



Name: R. S. Hick
Born: January 20, 1829 in Oneida County, N.Y.,
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Pottawatomie
Town: Louisville
Party: Republican
District: 17
Chamber: Senate 1885
Notes: Succeeded by John S. Codding in SS1886. Married in November, 1852 to Emeline F. Wright
Source material:

1)---William G. Cutler's History of the State of Kansas



Name: H. W. Hickert
Born: June 16, 1887
Died: January 6, 1961 in Bird City, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer, Banker
County: Cheyenne
Town: Bird City
Party: Democrat
District: 107
Chamber: House 1935, SS1936, 1937, SS1938, 1947, 1949, 1951, 1953, 1955, 1956
Notes:
Source material:

1)---Topeka Daily Capitol 1/7/1961.



Name: F. W. Hickox
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Barber
Town: Medicine Lodge
Party: Farmers' Alliance
District: 90
Chamber: House 1891
Notes:
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Name: Charles Hicks
Born: April 17, 1861
Died: January 22, 1949
Occupation: Farmer
County: Leavenworth
Town: High Prairie, Linwood
Party: Republican
District: 6
Chamber: House 1921, 1923, 1925
Notes: Replaced J. M. Gilman, deceased in 1921.
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Name: Joseph Kyle Hicks
Born: November 27, 1875 near Beloit or Covert Creek, Kansas.
Died: March 17, 1934 in Topeka, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer
County: Mitchell
Town: Beloit
Party: Republican
District: 83
Chamber: House 1929, SS1930, 1931, 1933, SS1933, SS1934
Notes: A now deceased Hicks descendent, has reported that Joseph Hicks never married. According to records he died ten days after the end of the 1934 Special Session.
Source material:



Name: Wright Hicks
Born: April 18, 1828 in Brown County, Ohio
Died: May 19, 1900
Occupation: Farmer
County: Nemaha; Norton 1891
Town: Sabetha; Rockwell City 1891
Party: Independent Republican; Farmers' Alliance 1891
District: 52
Chamber: House 1883, SS1884
District: 119
Chamber: House 1891
Notes: Married October 27, 1853 to Eliza Jane Matthews. Came to Kansas in 1879. Buried in Maple Grove Cemetery, Norton County, Kansas
Source material:
1)---The History of the Early Settlement of Norton County, Kansas (1894)
2)---Solomon Valley Chronicles website



Name: John Stephenson Hidden
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Physician
County: Nemaha
Town: Centralia
Party: Republican
District: 14
Chamber: House 1863, 1864
Notes:
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Name: George E. Higday
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Wallace
Town:
Party:
District: 89
Chamber: House 1871
Notes:
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Name: John Francis Higgins
Born: February 2, 1861 in Muscatine, Iowa.
Died: March 26, 1951 in Gardner, Kansas.
Occupation: Rural mail carrier (Retired)
County: Johnson
Town: Gardner
Party: Republican
District: 10
Chamber: House 1933, SS1933, SS1934
Notes: Came to Gardner, Kansas in 1891.
Source material:

1)--- Kansas City Times 3/27/1951.



Name: Johnson N. High
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Reno
Town: Arlington
Party: Fusion
District: 93
Chamber: House 1889
Notes:
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Name: Ron Highland
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Veterinarian Research (Retired)
County: Pottawatomie
Town: Wamego
Party: Republican
District: 51
Chamber: House 2013
Notes: Married to Linda
Source material:



Name: Curt Mason Higley
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Mitchell
Town: Cawker City
Party: Republican
District: 83
Chamber: House 1921
Notes:
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Name: Brett Hildabrand
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Freight Broker
County: Johnson
Town: Merriam
Party: Republican
District: 23
District: 17
Chamber: House 2011, 2012
Chamber: House 2013
Notes:
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Name: John R. Hildebrand
Born: April 21, 1924
Died:
Occupation: Teacher, Farmer
County: Meade
Town: Fowler
Party: Republican
District: 122
Chamber: House 1955, 1956
Notes:
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Name: George W. Hildreth
Born: August 13, 1839 in Richmond, Vermont.
Died: 1936
Occupation: Farmer, Stockgrower
County: Labette
Town: Altamont
Party: Republican
District: 28
Chamber: House 1905
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1869. Civil War veteran: 82nd Indiana Volunteer Regiment.
Source material:

1)---Handbook of the Kansas Legislature, 1905. Topeka, Kan. : Geo Crane & Co., 1905.



Name: John S. Hileman
Born: Ohio in 1845
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockraiser, Real estate, Insurance
County: Labette
Town: Edna
Party: Republican
District: 30
Chamber: House 1889
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1882. Married Mrs. Mary (Briggs) Shelby.
Source material:

1)---Standard History of Kansas and Kansans (Chicago : Lewis Publishing Company, copyright 1918). His information is found under the biography of his son, Alan Dale Hileman. This biography can be found online at: Standard History of Kansas and Kansans 1918.



Name: James E. Hilkey
Born: March 28, 1882 near Scranton, Kansas.
Died: March 28, 1965 in Norton, Kansas.
Occupation: Teacher, Public official
County: Osage
Town: Lyndon
Party: Democrat
District: 16
Chamber: Senate 1917, 1919, SS1919, SS1920
Notes: Married Grace Goodman in 1915, she died in July 1937.
Source material:

1)---Topeka Capitol 3/29/1965.



Name: Clyde Hill
Born: November 18, 1912 in Yates Center, Kansas.
Died: August 16, 1992
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Woodson
Town: Yates Center
Party: Republican
District: 30
Chamber: House 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, SS1958, 1959, 1960
District: 29
Chamber: House 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, SS1964
District: 28
Chamber: House 1965, 1966, SS1966
District: 9
Chamber: House 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974
Notes: WWII Army veteran. Married June 9, 1951 to Mildred Landes.
Source material:

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



Name: Don Hill
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Pharmacist, Business Owner
County: Lyon
Town: Emporia
Party: Republican
District: 60
Chamber: House 2003, 2004, 2005, SS2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Notes: Married to Robbie Hill.
Source material:

1)---http://www.kslegislature.org



Name: Harvey Daniel Hill
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Physician
County: Butler
Town: Augusta
Party: Republican
District: 74
Chamber: House 1874, SS1874
District: 91
Chamber: House 1881
Notes:
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Name: John Harry Hill
Born: September, 1854 in Port Royal, Juniata County, Pennsylvania
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Banker, Merchant
County: Russell
Town: Russell
Party: Republican
District: 85
Chamber: House 1901
District: 86
Chamber: House 1903, SS1903
Notes: Wife name is Francis
Source material:



Name: Joseph J. Hill
Born: February 22, 1906 in Halstead, Kansas.
Died: September 4, 1990 in Canon City, Colorado
Occupation: Oil & gas business
County: Barber
Town: Medicine Lodge
Party: Democrat
District: 72
Chamber: House 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, SS1964
District: 73
Chamber: House 1965, 1966, SS1966
District: 100
Chamber: House 1973, 1974
Notes: Married Bonnie Benedict Aug. 2, 1930
Source material:

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



Name: J. T. (Tom) Hill
Born: about 1880 in Logan, Phillips County, Kansas.
Died: May 29, 1961 in Goodland, Kansas.
Occupation: Grain dealer, Farmer
County: Phillips
Town: Logan
Party: Democrat
District: 87
Chamber: House 1925, 1927, SS1928, 1929, SS1930, 1931
Notes: Spouse's first name listed as Kate.
Source material:

1)--- Topeka State Journal 5/29/1961.



Name: Samuel H. Hill
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Carpenter, Merchant
County: Leavenworth
Town: Ackerland
Party: Republican
District: 6
Chamber: House 1895
Notes:
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Name: S. W. Hill
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Osborne
Town: Alton
Party: Populist
District: 85
Chamber: House 1893
Notes:
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Name: T. C. Hill
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Lyon
Town: Americus
Party:
District: 66
Chamber: House 1871
Notes:
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Name: William Franklin Hill
Born: April 10, 1856
Died: February 20, 1937
Occupation: Editor
County: Pottawatomie
Town: Westmoreland
Party: Republican
District: 41
Chamber: House 1919, SS1919, SS1920, 1921, 1923, SS1923
Notes:
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Name: B. F. Hilton
Born: about 1844
Died: June 3, 1935 in Osborne, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer, Stockraiser
County: Osborne
Town: Osborne
Party: Populist
District: 85
Chamber: House 1895
Notes:
Source material:

1)---Topeka Capitol 6/4/1935.



Name: Elmer E. Hilton
Born: about 1865
Died: July 18, 1943 in Hunnewell, Kansas.
Occupation: Merchant
County: Sumner
Town: Hunnewell
Party: Democrat
District: 70
Chamber: House 1933, SS1933, SS1934
Notes:
Source material:

1)---Kansas City Times 7/19/1943.



Name: Charles E. Hinchey
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Automotive repairman, Insurance
County: Wyandotte
Town: Kansas City
Party: Democrat
District: 4, Pos. 3
Chamber: Senate 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972
Notes:
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Name: Samuel Hindmar
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Douglas
Town: Willow Springs
Party: Black Republican
District: 38
Chamber: House 1867
Notes:
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Name: Isaac M. Hinds
Born: December 30, 1862 in Cole County, Missouri.
Died:
Occupation: Real estate
County: Labette
Town: Mound Valley
Party: Democrat
District: 11
Chamber: Senate 1913, 1915
Notes: Came to Kansas during the Civil War sometime after his father's death in 1863. Married in 1887 to Zenora Gandy.
Source material:

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


Name: Don Hineman
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer/Rancher
County: Lane
Town: Dighton
Party: Republican
District: 118
Chamber: House 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Notes: Spouse's first name listed as Mary.
Source material:

1)---Kansas Legislative Handbook, 2009



Name: John Albert Hineman
Born: January 13, 1892 in Dighton, Kansas.
Died: September 13, 1947 in Garden City, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Lane
Town: Dighton
Party: Republican; Democrat 1947
District: 114
Chamber: House 1943, 1945, 1947
Notes: Spouse's first name listed as Mary.
Source material:

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



Name: Kalo A. Hineman
Born: March 4, 1922 in Dighton, Kansas.
Died: November 1, 2003 in Dighton, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer, Rancher
County: Lane
Town: Dighton
Party: Republican
District: 117
Chamber: House 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981
Notes: Married in 1942 to Geneva Louis Durr.
Source material:

1)---Who's Who in American Politics. 7th edition. New York : Bowker Co., 1979.



Name: Isaac Hiner
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Anderson
Town: Garnett
Party: Republican
District: 56
Chamber: House 1863
Notes:
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Name: Frank A. Hines
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockraiser
County: Scott
Town: Scott City
Party: Democrat; Independent 1911
District: 117
Chamber: House 1909
District: 113
Chamber: House 1911, 1913
Notes:
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Name: Dean B. Hinshaw
Born: November 19, 1941
Died: November 15, 1991
Occupation: Teacher, Farmer, Stockman
County: Reno
Town: Hutchinson
Party: Republican
District: 103
Chamber: House 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982
Notes:
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Name: Joseph C. Hinshaw
Born: January 4, 1886 near Lebanon, Missouri.
Died: April 11, 1977 in Wichita, Kansas.
Occupation: Editor, Publisher
County: Barber
Town: Medicine Lodge
Party: Republican
District: 73
Chamber: House 1939
Notes: Married Glyde DeVore April 1908, she died April 6, 1927. 2nd marriage to Glenola Wilkins June 5, 1929.
Source material:

1)---"House Resolution 6052," Journal of the House of Representatives, Kansas Legislature, 1977.



Name: Lewellyn Magellan Hinshaw
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Physician
County: Ottawa
Town: Bennington
Party: Republican
District: 62
Chamber: House 1947
Notes:
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Name: William Hinton
Born: 1828 in Bullitt County, Kentucky.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Bourbon
Town: Fort Lincoln (fort near Fort Scott, no longer exists)
Party: Republican
District: 50
Chamber: House 1868
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1855. Twice married, first time in 1853, his wife died in 1856. Married second timeto Mrs. Young of Missouri.
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: Robert H. Hinz
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Florist
County: Leavenworth
Town: Leavenworth
Party: Republican
District: 37
Chamber: House 1971, 1972
Notes:
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Name: Samuel Hipple
Born: 1815 in Perry County, Pennsylvania.
Died: January 21, 1875
Occupation: Railroad contractor, Farmer
County: Atchison
Town: Monrovia
Party: Democrat
District: 2
Chamber: Senate 1868
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1857, first locating in Leavenworth. During the Civil War he had charge of the quartermaster's department at Cape Girardeau, MO. He was commissioned by President Lincoln on November 26,1862, and resigned July 18,1865.
Source material:

1)---Collections of Leavenworth County Historical Society & Museum.

2)---"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: David D. Hoag
Born: March 18, 1848 in Sherman, Connecticut
Died: December 5, 1933, in Joplin, Missouri
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Wyandotte
Town: Kansas City
Party: Republican
District: 10
Chamber: House 1899, 1901
Notes: Moved to Kansas in 1872. Married Maria V. Kennedy October 1, 1872. Working for the railroads he laid out the towns of Oakley, Colby, Sharon Springs and Winona, Kansas.
Source material:
1)---Obituary, Kansas City Times, December 5, 1933.



Name: J. B. Hoag
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Ellsworth
Town: Ellsworth
Party: Democrat
District: 113
Chamber: House 1881
Notes:
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Name: Joseph J. Hoagland
Born: December 14, 1947 in Kansas City, Missouri.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer, Businessman
County: Johnson
Town: Overland Park
Party: Republican
District: 22
Chamber: House 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984
Notes:
Source material:

1)---Who's Who in American Politics. 7th edition. New York : Bowker Co., 1979.



Name: William Hobson
Born: November 25, 1840 in Henry County, Indiana.
Died: November 2, 1906 in Sumner County, Kansas.
Occupation: Physician, Farmer
County: Sumner
Town: Conway Springs
Party: Republican
District: 70
Chamber: House 1893
Notes: Civil war veteran. Married Matilda Brinson May 14, 1860, they moved from Missouri to Sumner County, Kansas in 1876.
Source material:

1)---Information provided courtesy of Linda Andersson of Texas, a descendent of William Hobson.



Name: Edward Wallis Hoch
Born: March 17, 1849 in Danville, Kentucky.
Died: June 1. 1925 in Marion County, Kansas
Occupation: Farmer, Editor
County: Marion
Town: Marion
Party: Republican
District: 65
Chamber: House 1889
District: 56
Chamber: House 1893
Notes: Governor of Kansas 1905-1909. Married July, 1876 to Miss Sarah L. Dickerson of Marion, Kansas.
Source material:

1)---Standard History of Kansas and Kansans (Chicago: Lewis, 1918).



Name: Sheila Hochhauser
Born: May 23, 1951
Died:
Occupation: Attorney
County: Riley
Town: Manhattan
Party: Democrat
District: 67
Chamber: House 1989,SS1989, 1990
District: 66
Chamber: House 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996
Notes:
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Name: Bejamin B. Hodge
Born: March 20, 1980 in Kansas City, Missouri
Died:
Occupation:
County: Johnson
Town: Overland Park
Party: Republican
District: 49
Chamber: House 2007, 2008
Notes: Resigned his seat May 2008. Succeeded by Scott Schwab.
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Name: Frank S. Hodge
Born: July 17, 1903 in Sterling, Kansas.
Died: December 23, 1986
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Reno
Town: Hutchinson
Party: Republican
District: 34
Chamber: Senate 1957, 1958, SS1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, SS1964, 1965, 1966, SS1966, 1967, 1968
District: 22
Chamber: Senate 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972
Notes: Married in June 24, 1934 to Betty G. Burriss.
Source material:

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



Name: John M. Hodge
Born: February 4, 1825 in Carroll County, Ohio.
Died:
Occupation: Physician
County: Dickinson
Town: Abilene
Party: Republican
District: 79
Chamber: House 1874
District: 80
Chamber: House 1879
Notes: Civil War veteran: Served as quartermaster of 51st Ohio Volunteer Infantry, 24th Ohio, and the 23rd Ohio Brigade. Came to Kansas in 1870. Married August 22, 1847, to Olive M. Tinker.
Source material:

1)---Online biography found in History of the State of Kansas (Dickinson County section) by William G. Cutler, first published in 1883 by A. T. Andreas, Chicago, IL.



Name: George H. Hodges
Born: February 6, 1866 in Orion, Wisconsin.
Died: October 7, 1947 in Kansas City, Missouri.
Occupation: Merchant, Lumberman
County: Johnson
Town: Olathe
Party: Democrat
District: 6
Chamber: Senate 1905, 1907, SS1908, 1909, 1911
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1869. Governor of Kansas, 1913-1915. Married March 1899, to Ora May Murray.
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Name: John L. Hodges
Born: October 2, 1925 in Oklahoma.
Died:
Occupation: Real Estate management
County: Johnson
Town: Gardner
Party: Republican
District: 27
Chamber: House 1977, 1978
Notes: Married in 1952 to Martha Louise McIntire.
Source material:

1)---Who's Who in American Politics. 7th edition. New York : Bowker Co., 1979.



Name: P. M. Hodges
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Jackson
Town: Holton
Party:
District: 15
Chamber: House 1873
Notes:
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Name: John Hodgins
Born: November 26, 1829 in Glen Falls, New York.
Died: June 2, 1896 in Centralia, Kansas.
Occupation: Dairyman
County: Nemaha
Town: Centralia
Party: Republican
District: 14
Chamber: House 1868
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1860. Married Esther Jane Williams April 9, 1856 in Glen Falls, New York. She died March 16, 1907 in Centralia, Kansas.
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: E. H. Hodgson
Born:
Died: October 17, 1963
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Rice
Town: Little River
Party: Democrat
District: 79
Chamber: House 1931, 1933, SS1933, SS1934
District: 33
Chamber: Senate 1937, SS1938, 1939
Notes:
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Name: Jonathan Hodgson
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Linn
Town: Paris
Party: Republican
District: 47
Chamber: House 1865
Notes:
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Name: Harman F. Hoesman
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Ellsworth
Town: Ellsworth
Party: Republican
District: 85
Chamber: House 1873
Notes:
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Name: Jeanne Hoferer
Born: April 23, 1948
Died:
Occupation: Homemaker
County: Shawnee
Town: Topeka
Party: Republican
District: 18
Chamber: Senate 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988
Notes:
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Name: Christian B. Hoffman
Born: August 1, 1826 in Switzerland.
Died:
Occupation: Miller
County: Dickinson
Town: Detroit; Enterprise
Party: Republican
District: 79
Chamber: House 1872
District: 75
Chamber: House 1883, SS1884
Notes: Came to the United States in 1855. Came to Kansas in 1857. Married April 30, 1850 to Elizaabeth Senn.
Source material:

1)---Online biography found in History of the State of Kansas (Dickinson County section) by William G. Cutler, first published in 1883 by A. T. Andreas, Chicago, IL.



Name: Homer H. Hoffman
Born: May 18, 1887 in Dickinson County, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Dickinson
Town: Abilene
Party: Republican
District: 57
Chamber: House 1949, 1951, 1957, 1958, SS1958
District: 54
Chamber: House 1961, 1962
Notes:
Source material:

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


Name: Kyle D. Hoffman
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer/Rancher Small Business
County: Comanche
Town: Coldwater
Party: Republican
District: 116
Chamber: House 2011, 2012, 2013
Notes: Married to Kristi Hoffman.
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Name: Reed C. Hoffman
Born: September 6, 1922
Died:
Occupation: Banker
County: Dickinson
Town: Enterprise
Party: Republican
District: 57
Chamber: House 1959, 1960
Notes:
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Name: Samuel E. Hoffman
Born: about 1835 in Pennsylvania.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Woodson
Town: Neosho Falls
Party: Republican
District: 11
Chamber: Senate 1861, 1862
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1858. Served as a member of the Wyandotte Constitutional Convention of 1859. "The later years of his life were spent in St. Louis where he was engaged in banking."
Source material:

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

2)---"Biographies of Members of the Legislature of 1861," found in Transactions of the Kansas State Historical Society, 1907-1908 (volume 10). Topeka, Kan. : Kansas State Historical Society, 1908.



Name: William Anderson Hogan
Born: 1841 in Putnam County, Indiana
Died: January 2, 1899 in Fox Township, Lincoln County, Oklahoma.
Occupation: Contractor/Builder
County: Chautauqua
Town: Farmersburg
Party: Republican
District: 94
Chamber: House 1881
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1860. Civil War veteran serving in both the 2nd Missouri Home Guard and the 12th Kansas Volunteers. Married in 1866 to Abigail Pitt.
Source material:

1)---Obituary from: The Sedan (Kansas) Times.

2)---Online biograpy found in History of the State of Kansas (Chautauqua County section) by William G. Cutler, first published in 1883 by A. T. Andreas, Chicago, IL.



Name: George Washington Hogeboom
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Physician
County: Jefferson
Town: Oskaloosa
Party: Republican
District: 4
Chamber: Senate 1871, 1872
District: 8
Chamber: House 1877
Notes:
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Name: Benjamin F. Hogg
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Cherokee
Town: Weir City
Party: Fusion
District: 14
Chamber: Senate 1881, 1883, SS1884
Notes:
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Name: Thomas L. Hogue
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Realtor, Insurance
County: Johnson
Town: Shawnee Mission, Olathe
Party: Republican
District: 14
Chamber: House 1885, 1886
District: 12
Chamber: House 1899, 1901
Notes:
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Name: Ernest Hoheneck
Born: November 17, 1828 in Saxony, Germany.
Died:
Occupation: Distiller
County: Wabaunsee
Town: Wabaunsee
Party: Republican
District: 5
Chamber: House 1861
Notes: In "Biographies of Members of the Legislature of 1861" he is listed as Ernest Hohneck. He failed to take his seat in the 1861 Legislature and was replaced by William M. Snow by special election on April 5, 1861. Mr. Snow also failed to take seat. Came to the United States in 1850. Came to Kansas in 1855. Married March 21, 1872, to Elise Vogt. In 1908 he was living in Spokane, Washington.
Source material:

1)---"Biographies of Members of the Legislature of 1861." found in: Transactions of the Kansas State Historical Society, 1907-1908. Topeka, Kan. : Kansas State Historical Society, 1908.



Name: Loren H. Hohman, II
Born: February 6, 1945 in Clay Center, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Attorney, Businessman
County: Shawnee
Town: Topeka
Party: Democrat
District: 55
Chamber: House 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982
Notes: Married in 1967 to Cheryll Kay Fitts. Veteran: Vietnam, 196th Brigade.
Source material:



Name: Verne E. Hoisington
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Wholesale grocer
County: Russell
Town: Paradise
Party: Republican
District: 32
Chamber: Senate 1957, 1958, SS1958, 1959, 1960
Notes:
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Name: Charles S. Holbrook
Born: November 26, 1875
Died: May 4, 1938
Occupation: Sales agent
County: Wyandotte
Town: Kansas City
Party: Republican
District: 8
Chamber: House 1913, 1915, 1923, SS1923, 1925
Notes:
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Name: James M. Holden
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockraiser
County: Wichita
Town: Leoti
Party: Republican
District: 116
Chamber: House 1905, 1907, SS1908
District: 111
Chamber: House 1911
Notes:
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Name: Abraham James Holderman
Born: about 1854
Died: September 13, 1942 in El Dorado, Kansas.
Occupation: Banker, Farmer, Stockman
County: Butler
Town: El Dorado
Party: Progressive
District: 52
Chamber: House 1915
Notes:
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Name: James F. "Jim" Holderman
Born: February 12, 1939 in Quincy, Kansas
Died: October 26, 2010 in Topeka, Kansas
Occupation: Consumer credit counseling
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Democrat
District: 86
Chamber: House 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972
District: 98
Chamber: House 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983
Notes: Resigned. Married Mary Lou Noller Stroud on November 20, 1973 in Wichita, Ks.
Source material:



Name: Joseph Wellington Holdren
Born: November 9, 1872 in Spring Hill, Johnson County, Kansas.
Died: July 25, 1958 in Independence, Kansas.
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Montgomery
Town: Cherryvale
Party: Republican
District: 29
Chamber: House 1905, 1907, SS1908
Notes: Married in 1899 to June C. Chamberlain. Appointed judge of the Kansas 14th District Court in 1916.
Source material:

1)---Handbook of the Kansas Legislature, 1905. Topeka, Kan. : Geo Crane & Co., 1905.

2)---Illustriana Kansas. Hebron, Neb. : Illustriana Inc., 1933 (p. 541).



Name: Franklin James Hole
Born: February 5, 1870 in Havana, Illinois.
Died: June 3, 1935 west of Atchison, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer
County: Atchison
Town: Monrovia
Party: Republican
District: 3
Chamber: House 1925
Notes: Married Agnes Christine Atwood November 27, 1895.
Source material:

1)---Illustriana Kansas. Hebron, Neb. : Illustriana Inc., 1933 (p. 541-542).


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