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Name: Ira C. Johnson
Born: April 19, 1810, in Washington Factory, Kent County, Rhode Island.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Shawnee
Town: North Topeka
Party: Reform
District: 56
Chamber: House 1874
Notes: He came to Kansas in 1861. Married Sep. 24, 1829, to Lavina Culver.
Source material:

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



Name: James M. Johnson
Born: about 1836 in Kentucky
Died:
Occupation:
County: Wabaunsee
Town: Wilmington
Party:
District: 70
Chamber: House 1872
Notes: Wife's first name reported to be Susan M.
Source material:

1)---1880 Federal Census, Wilmington, Wabaunsee County, Kansas.



Name: James W. Johnson
Born: about 1841 in Ohio
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Greenwood
Town: Jamesville, Hamilton
Party: Independent, Republican
District: 67
Chamber: House 1874, SS1874
District: 84
Chamber: House 1877
Notes:
Source material:

1)---1880 Federal Census, Janesville, Greenwood County, Kansas.



Name: Jay F. Johnson
Born: December 25, 1887, in Beloit, Kansas.
Died: October, 1969.
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Mitchell
Town: Beloit
Party: Republican
District: 83
Chamber: House 1953, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, SS1958
Notes:
Source material:

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



Name: John A. Johnson
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Pottawatomie
Town: Mariadahl
Party: Republican
District: 56
Chamber: House 1885, SS1886
Notes:
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Name: John Blosser Johnson
Born: January 21, 1842 in Fulton County, Illinois.
Died: May 18, 1899 in Topeka, Kansas.
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Jefferson, Shawnee
Town: Oskaloosa, Topeka
Party: Republican
District: 19
Chamber: House 1868, 1869
District: 64
Chamber: House 1881
District: 48
Chamber: House 1885, SS1886
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1865. Married November 11, 1866 to Anna M. Carson.
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: John G. Johnson
Born: November 1855 in Missouri.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Anderson
Town: Garnett
Party: Republican
District: 18
Chamber: House 1893, 1895
Notes: Wife's name reported to be Ida V.
Source material:

1)---1900 Federal Census, 1st ward, Garnett, Anderson County, Kansas.



Name: John J. Johnson
Born: about 1834 in Pennsylvania
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Cowley
Town: New Salem
Party: Independent Republican
District: 66
Chamber: House 1883, SS1884
Notes:
Source material:

1)---1880 Federal Census, Tisdale Township, Cowley County, Kansas.



Name: John Martin Johnson
Born: January 21, 1871, near Robinson, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Brown
Town: Everest, Hiawatha
Party: Republican
District: 37
Chamber: House 1915, 1917
District: 1
Chamber: Senate 1921, 1923, SS1923
Notes: Spanish-American War veteran: Company K, 52nd Iowa Infantry Volunteers. Married June 13, 1900, to Anna M. Lange.
Source material:

1)---Illustriana Kansas. (Hebron, Neb. : Illustriana Inc., 1933) page 601



Name: John N. Johnson
Born: December 1858 in Minnesota.
Died:
Occupation: Retired Farmer
County: Douglas
Town: Lawrence
Party: Republican
District: 5
Chamber: Senate 1925, 1927, SS1928
Notes: Wife's name reported to be Anna M.
Source material:

1)---1900 Federal Census, Oskaloosa, Jefferson County, Kansas.

2)---1920 Federal Census, 2nd ward, Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas.



Name: John P. Johnson
Born: about 1821 in Indiana
Died:
Occupation:
County: Ness
Town: Ness City
Party: Democrat
District: 120
Chamber: House 1885, SS1886
District: 116
Chamber: House 1887
Notes: Came to Ness County around 1878. Wife's first name reported to be Priscilla.
Source material:

1)---1880 Federal Census, Eden Township, Ness County, Kansas.



Name: John Powers Johnson
Born: December 6, 1817 in Pocahontas, Bond County, Illinois.
Died: June 1, 1898 in Highland, Kansas.
Occupation: Banker/Farmer
County: Doniphan
Town: Highland
Party: Republican
District: 1
Chamber: House 1863, 1864
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1854. Helped to survey and establish the official boundary between the territories of Kansas and Nebraska in the mid 1850's. Married 1st, March 23, 1847 to Sarah A. Norton. Married 2nd, July 14, 1856, to Sarah C. Canaday.
Source material:

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

2)---Transactions of the Kansas State Historical Society, 1901-1902. (Topeka, Kan. : Kansas State Historical Society, 1902). p. 318.



Name: Joseph S. Johnson
Born: May 1854 in Kentucky.
Died: January 11,1927
Occupation: Merchant
County: Miami
Town: Osawatomie
Party: Democrat
District: 17
Chamber: House 1907, SS1908
Notes: Wife's name reported to be Minnie M. Buried in Elmdale Cemetery, Miami County, Kansas.
Source material:

1)---1900 Federal Census, Osawatomie Township, Miami County, Kansas.



Name: Lawrence A. Johnson
Born: February 1880 in Indiana
Died:
Occupation: Banker
County: Wallace
Town: Sharon Springs
Party: Republican
District: 110
Chamber: House 1915, 1917
Notes: Wife's first name reported to be Ruth. After serving in the Legislature, he served as Assistant State Bank Commissioner.
Source material:

1)---1990, 1910 Federal Censuses of Sharon Springs, Wallace County, Kansas; 1920 Census of 6th ward, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas.



Name: Leary J. Johnson
Born: December 10, 1934 in Lewiston, Idaho.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Trego
Town: Wakeeney
Party: Republican
District: 118
Chamber: House 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984
Notes: Married in 1958 to Karla K. Deines.
Source material:

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



Name: LeRoy A. Johnson
Born: August 2, 1900 in Lindsborg, Kansas.
Died: May 25, 1966
Occupation: Baker, Farmer, Stockman
County: McPherson
Town: Lindsborg
Party: Republican
District: 64
Chamber: House 1947, 1949, 1951, 1953
Notes:
Source material:

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



Name: Mary Jane Johnson
Born: March 21, 1952
Died:
Occupation: Part-time Rental Home Management
County: Wyandotte
Town: Kansas City
Party: Democrat
District: 36
Chamber: House 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, SS1987, 1988, 1989,
SS1989, 1990, 1991, 1992
Notes:
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Name: Michael G. Johnson
Born: January 24. 1937 in El Paso, Texas.
Died:
Occupation: Dentist
County: Dickinson
Town: Abilene
Party: Democrat
District: 67
Chamber: House 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978
Notes: Married in 1962 to Gwyn Ellen Hendricks.
Source material:

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



Name: Morris Johnson
Born: 1894 near Salina
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Saline
Town: Salina
Party: Republican
District: 63
Chamber: House 1933, SS1933, SS1934, 1935, SS1936, 1937, SS1938, 1939
District: 29
Chamber: Senate 1941, 1943
Notes:
Source material:

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



Name: Nathaniel L. Johnson
Born: November 25, 1854 in Shelby County, Indiana.
Died:
Occupation: Coal Dealer
County: Norton
Town: Norton
Party: Republican
District: 101
Chamber: House 1917, 1919, SS1919, SS1920
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1870. Moved to Colorado in 1877, and returned to Kansas in 1879. Married to Anna F. Jones on November 11, 1884.
Source material:

1)---The History of the Early Settlement of Norton County, Kansas (Norton, Kan. : Norton Champion, 1894).



Name: Nick Johnson
Born: December 1853 in Indiana
Died: April 1923
Occupation:
County: Franklin
Town: Ottawa
Party: Democrat
District: 13
Chamber: House 1917
Notes: Wife's name reported to be Pauline. Buried in Princeton Cemetery, Franklin County, Kansas.
Source material:

1)---1900 Federal Census, Peoria Township, Franklin County, Kansas; 1920 Federal Census, Ottawa, Franklin County, Kansas.



Name: R. Bruce Johnson
Born: October 2, 1900 in Salina, Kansas
Died: April 10, 1984
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman, & Dairyman
County: Saline
Town: Salina
Party: Republican
District: 61
Chamber: House 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, SS1964
District: 92
Chamber: House 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970
Notes:
Source material:

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

2)---"House Resolution 6200," Journal of the House of Representatives, Kansas Legislature, 1984.



Name: Richard Johnson
Born: about 1833 in Indiana
Died:
Occupation:
County: Nemaha
Town: Seneca
Party:
District: 14
Chamber: House 1871
Notes: Wife's name reported to be Eliza.
Source material:

1)---1870 and 1880 Federal Censuses of Nemaha County, Kansas.


Name: Steven Johnson
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Financial Services/Farmer
County: Saline
Town: Assaria
Party: Republican
District: 108
Chamber: House 2011, 2012, 2013
Notes:
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Name: Thomas L. Johnson
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Printer
County: Leavenworth
Town: Leavenworth
Party: Republican
District: 7
Chamber: Senate 1875, 1876
Notes: Resigned from Senate, March 2, 1876.
Source material:



Name: Victor E. Johnson
Born: May 1866 in Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Banker
County: Riley
Town: Randolph
Party: Republican
District: 42
Chamber: House 1911, 1913
Notes: Wife's name reported to be Clara J.
Source material:

1)---1900 and 1910 Federal Censuses of Randolph Township, Riley County, Kansas.



Name: W. Alexander Johnson
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Anderson
Town: Garnett
Party: Republican
District: 17
Chamber: Senate 1873, 1874, SS1874
Notes:
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Name: W. S. Johnson
Born: 1834 in Virginia.
Died: in Colorado.
Occupation: Farmer
County: Atchison
Town: Lancaster
Party: Republican
District: 10
Chamber: House 1868
Notes:
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: Wilfrid M. Johnson
Born: August 28, 1894
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Pottawatomie
Town: Garrison
Party: Republican
District: 41
Chamber: House 1955, 1956
Notes:
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Name: William E. Johnson
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Nemaha
Town: Sabetha
Party: Democrat
District: 38
Chamber: House 1917, 1919, SS1919, SS1920
Notes:
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Name: Willis Johnson
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Stockman
County: Sheridan
Town: Hoxie
Party: Republican
District: 108
Chamber: House 1903, SS1903
Notes:
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Name: Braden C. Johnston
Born: March 7, 1889 on a farm north of Lyons in Rice County, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Marion
Town: Marion
Party: Republican
District: 55
Chamber: House 1939
Notes: Married Anna L. Smith December 5, 1916 at Marion, Kansas.
Source material:

1)---A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans, written and compiled by William E. Connelley, Secretary of the Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka. Chicago: Lewis Publishing Company, copyright 1918;transcribed 1997.



Name: D. M. Johnston
Born: about 1827 in New York State.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Laborer
County: Wabaunsee; Riley 1868
Town: Mission Creek; Manhattan 1868
Party: Republican
District: 70
Chamber: House 1863, 1864
District: 72
Chamber: House 1868
Notes: After representing Riley County in the legislature, he moved to Topeka and in 1873 was a salesman. Served short time as Deputy Internal Revenue Collector.
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: Douglas E. Johnston
Born: June 28, 1967
Died:
Occupation: Fundraising and Marketing Services
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Democrat
District: 92
Chamber: House 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000
Notes:
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Name: George Johnston
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Lyon
Town: Emporia; Plymouth 1887
Party: Republican
District: 68
Chamber: House 1875
District: 54
Chamber: House 1887
Notes:
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Name: George F. Johnston
Born: Reading, Berks County, Pa.
Died:
Occupation: Physician
County: Kearny
Town: Lakin
Party: Republican
District: 120
Chamber: House 1899, 1901
Notes:
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Name: Mike (Michael Louis) Johnston
Born: July 29, 1945 in Parsons, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Insurance Agent, Real Estate
County: Labette
Town: Parsons
Party: Democrat
District: 14
Chamber: Senate 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985,
1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, SS1989, 1990
Notes:
Source material:

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



Name: William Agnew Johnston
Born: July 24, 1848, in Oxford, Ontario, Canada.
Died: 1937
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Ottawa
Town: Minneapolis
Party: Republican
District: 83
Chamber: House 1875
District: 35
Chamber: Senate 1876-80
Notes: Kansas Attorney General, 1881-1884. Associate Justice of Kansas Supreme Court, 1884-1903. Chief Justice, Kansas Supreme Court, 1903-1935. Married in 1875 to Lucy Brown.
Source material:

1)---Illustriana Kansas (Hebron, Neb. : Illustriana Inc., 1933) page 605.



Name: John Johntz
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Grain Dealer
County: Dickinson
Town: Abliene
Party:
District: 30
Chamber: Senate 1883, SS1884
Notes:
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Name: Orlando Jolliffe
Born: 1859
Died: 1946
Occupation: Banker
County: Marion
Town: Peabody
Party: Republican
District: 59
Chamber: House 1901
District: 55
Chamber: House 1919, SS1919, SS1920, 1921, 1925, 1927, SS1928
Notes:
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Name: Alfred Wheeler Jones
Born: April 19, 1867 in Saline County, Kansas
Died:
Occupation: teacher
County: Coffey
Town: Burlington
Party: Democrat
District: 58
Chamber: House 1881
Notes: married November 11, 1891, to Mary Hoard
Source material:

1)---Standard History of Kansas and Kansans, 1918 edition



Name: Adna B. Jones
Born: March 21, 1857, in Grafton County, New Hampshire.
Died:
Occupation: Physician, Surgeon
County: Trego
Town: Wakeeney
Party: Republican
District: 104
Chamber: House 1903, SS1903, 1905, 1907, SS1908
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1880.
Source material:



Name: Charles Douglas Jones
Born: July 29 1848, in Covington, Indiana.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Norton
Town: Norton
Party: Republican
District: 106
Chamber: House 1903, SS1903, 1905
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1885.
Source material:

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



Name: Charles Jesse Jones
Born: 1844 in Illinois.
Died: 1919 in Topeka, Kansas.
Occupation: Hunter, Rancher, Cowboy
County: Finney
Town: Garden City
Party: Independent; Republican 1889
District: 127
Chamber: House 1885, SS1886
District: 122
Chamber: House 1889
Notes: Came to Kansas at the age of twenty-two, settling first in Troy in Doniphan County. After several years he moved further west and became one of the founders of Garden City, Kansas. First legislative representative from Finney County. Buried beside his wife in Garden City, Kansas.
Source material:

1)---Kansas Heritage, vol. 13, no. 1 (spring 2005) page 13.



Name: Danny Jones
Born: June 8, 1939
Died:
Occupation: Retired Accountant
County:
Town: Arkansas City
Party: Republican
District: 79
Chamber: House 1995, 1996
Notes:
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Name: F. G. Jones
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Real Estate
County: Wichita
Town: Leoti
Party: Democrat
District: 111
Chamber: House 1935, SS1936, 1937, SS1938
Notes:
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Name: Glee Carol Jones (Mrs. Harold Jones)
Born: December 10, 1920 in Fairview, Kansas.
Died: September 7, 2013
Occupation: Teacher
County: Brown
Town: Hiawatha
Party: Republican
District: 53
Chamber: House 1971, 1972
District: 49
Chamber: House 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978
Notes: Married in 1941 to Harold R. Jones.
Source material:

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



Name: Glenn Jones
Born: January 2, 1911 in Equality, Illinois
Died: January 7, 1984
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Labette
Town: Parsons
Party: Democrat
District: 11
Chamber: Senate 1941, 1943
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1916. Youngest member of the Senate at the time he served.
Source material:

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



Name: H. Lewelyn Jones
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Meade
Town: Meade
Party: Democrat
District: 122
Chamber: House 1915
Notes:
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Name: Harvey F. Jones
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Finney
Town: Garden City
Party: Republican
District: 115
Chamber: House 1939
Notes:
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Name: Horace L. Jones
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Saline
Town:
Party:
District: 14
Chamber: House 1862
District: 74
Chamber: House 1864
Notes:
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Name: J. E. Jones
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Insurance
County: Osage
Town: Osage City
Party: Republican
District: 32
Chamber: House 1917, 1919, SS1919, SS1920
Notes:
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Name: J. L. Jones
Chamber:
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Douglas
Town: Lecompton
Party: Republican
District: 39
Chamber: House 1869
Notes:
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Name: James Harvey Jones
Born: March 26, 1826 in Greenbrier County, Virginia
Died:
Occupation: Physician, Farmer
County: Linn
Town: Twin Springs
Party: Republican
District: 9
Chamber: House 1861
Notes: Married in Indiana in 1850 to Rachel Bray. Came to Kansas in May, 1857.
Source material:

1)---History of the State 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: James Henry Jones
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Jefferson
Town: Kaw City
Party: Independent
District: 21
Chamber: House 1863
District: 4
Chamber: Senate 1865, 1866
Notes:
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Name: John F. Jones
Born: May 1869 in Roanoke, in Huntington County
Died:
Occupation: Grain & Coal dealer, Farmer
County: Gove
Town: Grinnell
Party: Republican
District: 108
Chamber: House 1901
District: 109
Chamber: House 1903, SS1903
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1885
Source material:

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

2)---1900 Federal Census of Grinnell Township, Gove County, Kansas



Name: John T. Jones
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Cherokee
Town: Scammonville
Party: Alliance
District: 27
Chamber: House 1891
Notes:
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Name: Kevin Jones
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Entrepreneur
County: Franklin
Town: Wellsville
Party: Republican
District: 5
Chamber: House 2013
Notes: Married to Nicole
Source material:



Name: Laurin W. Jones
Born: January 30, 1905 in Sylvia, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Insurance, Real estate loans, Educator
County: Ford
Town: Dodge City
Party: Republican
District: 96
Chamber: House 1951
District: 35
Chamber: Senate 1953, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, SS1958, 1959, 1960,
1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, SS1964
Notes:
Source material:

 

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



Name: M. T. Jones
Born: 1839 in Steuben, Oneida County, New York.
Died:
Occupation: Merchant
County: Neosho
Town: Chanute
Party: Republican; Populist 1897
District: 16
Chamber: Senate 1881, 1883, SS1884
District: 29
Chamber: House 1897, SS1898
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1870. Married and the father of three children.
Source material:

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



Name: Max Jones
Born:
Died: November 22, 1963
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Sherman
Town: Goodland
Party: Democrat
District: 108
Chamber: House 1935, SS1936, 1937, SS1938, 1939
Notes:
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Name: O. W. Jones
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Butler
Town: Augusta
Party: Farmers' Alliance
District: 63
Chamber: House 1891
Notes:
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Name: Robert L. Jones
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer, Abstracter
County: Lyon
Town: Emporia
Party: Republican
District: 46
Chamber: House 1919, SS1919, SS1920, 1921
Notes:
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Name: Sherman J. Jones
Born: February 10, 1935 in Winton, North Carolina
Died: February 21, 2007
Occupation: Retired Police Officer
County: Wyandotte
Town: Kansas City
Party: Democrat
District: 35
Chamber: House 1989, SS1989, 1990, 1991, 1992
District: 4
Chamber: Senate 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000
Notes: Married Amelia Buchanan on December 16, 1956.
Source material:



Name: T. L. Jones
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Douglas
Town:
Party:
District: 8
Chamber: House 1862
Notes:
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Name: Thomas S. Jones
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Chase
Town: Cottonwood Falls
Party: Republican
District: 73
Chamber: House 1874, SS1874
Notes:
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Name: W. C. Jones
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Lawyer
County: Johnson
Town: Olathe
Party: Republican
District: 10
Chamber: House 1947
Notes:
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Name: Walter Fred Jones
Born: 1983 in Emporia, Kansas
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Reno
Town: Hutchinson
Party: Republican
District: 75
Chamber: House 1927, SS1928
District: 36
Chamber: Senate 1935, SS1936
District: 34
Chamber: Senate 1937, SS1938, 1939, 1941, 1943
Notes: Elected August 7, 1934, to succeed Guy C. Rexroad, resigned.
Source material:

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



Name: William Jones
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Miami
Town: Somerset
Party: Reform
District: 10
Chamber: Senate 1875, 1876
Notes:
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Name: William T. Jones
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Bourbon
Town:
Party:
District: 9
Chamber: House 1862
Notes:
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Name: Michael Jordan
Born: about 1828
Died:
Occupation: Hotel Keeper
County: Leavenworth
Town: Leavenworth
Party: Democrat
District: 25
Chamber: House 1865
Notes:
Source material:

1)---U.S. 1860 Census, Leavenworth County.



Name: Neal D. Jordan
Born: June 10, 1897, near Freeport, Kansas.
Died: December 11, 1965
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman, Dariyman
County: Harper
Town: Freeport
Party: Republican
District: 71
Chamber: House 1947, 1949, 1951, 1953, 1955, 1956
Notes: World War I veteran.
Source material:

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



Name: Nick Jordan
Born: December 2, 1949 in Kansas City, Missouri
Died:
Occupation: Business owner, Consultant
County: Johnson
Town: Shawnee
Party: Republican
District: 10
Chamber: Senate 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, SS2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Notes: Succeeds August "Gus" Bogina. Appointed by Gov. Graves on August 1, 1995. Married to Linda Jordan.
Source material:

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



Name: Charles B. Joseph
Born: July 3, 1913 in Newton, Kansas.
Died: December 25, 1999
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Butler
Town: Potwin
Party: Democrat
District: 23
Chamber: Senate 1957, 1958, SS1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, SS1964
District: 22
Chamber: Senate 1965, 1966, SS1966, 1967, 1968
Notes: Married to Jean Bishop on July 24, 1942.
Source material:

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

2)---Social Security Death Index.



Name: Donald B. Joseph
Born: December 4, 1892 in Whitewater, Kansas.
Died: July 17, 1973 in Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas.
Occupation: Stockman, Farmer, Banker
County: Butler
Town: Whitewater
Party: Democrat
District: 52
Chamber: House 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, SS1958, 1959, 1960
District: 49
Chamber: House 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, SS1964
District: 48
Chamber: House 1965, 1966, SS1966
Notes: Served in the Navy during WWI. Son of James Dew Joseph. Married Florence Fuqua July 14, 1919 in Kansas City, Missouri.
Source material:

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

2)---Social Security Death Index.

3)---"Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history" (Chicago, Ill. : Standard Pub. Co., 1912).

4)---Additional information courtesy of Donald J. Martin, Ph.D.



Name: James Dew Joseph
Born: December 15, 1863 in Joseph's Mills, Tyler County, West Virginia.
Died: June 13, 1952 in Whitewater, Butler County, Kansas.
Occupation: Banker
County: Butler
Town: Whitewater
Party: Democrat
District: 25
Chamber: Senate 1913, 1915
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1885. Married Mary Neiman March 2, 1892 in Whitewater, Kansas. Father of Donald B. Joseph.
Source material:

1)---Economy and efficiency report / James Dew Joseph (Topeka : Efficiency and Economy Committee, 1916).

2)---"Farewells" / by R.A. Clymer (El Dorado, Kan. : Butler Co. Historical Society, 1986).

3)---"Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history" (Chicago, Ill. : Standard Pub. Co., 1912).

4)---Additional information courtesy of Donald J. Martin, Ph.D.



Name: Edward White Joslin
Born: December 1875 in Kansas.
Died: November 27, 1918
Occupation: Grocer
County: Stevens
Town:
Party: Republican
District: 124
Chamber: House 1919
Notes: Died before 1919 session. Replaced by Charles Dudley.
Source material:

1)---1900 U.S. Census, Stevens County, Kansas.



Name: J. F. Josserand
Born: about December 31, 1857 in Douglas County, Illinois.
Died: April 17, 1913 in Gray County, Kansas.
Occupation: Stockraiser
County: Gray, Haskell
Town: Colusa
Party: Republican
District: 123
Chamber: House 1905
Notes: Buried in Copeland Cemetery, Copeland, Gray County, Kansas. Married March 9, 1887 in Garden City, Kansas, to Cynthianne Dulin; father of Orvan Emery Josserand.
Source material:

1)---1900 & 1910 U.S. Censuses, Gray County, Kansas.

2)---rootsweb World Connect family file rootsweb.com



Name: Orvan Emery Josserand
Born: March 25, 1891 in Stow, Gray County, Kansas
Died: December 1982
Occupation: Drugstore owner, Farmer, Livestock Dealer
County: Stanton
Town: Johnson
Party: Republican
District: 119
Chamber: House 1943, 1945, 1947, 1949
Notes:
Source material:

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

2)---rootsweb World Connect family file rootsweb.com



Name: Phillip Journey
Born: April 2, 1956 in Kansas City, Kansas
Died:
Occupation: Attorney
County: Sedgwick
Town: Haysville
Party: Republican
District: 26
Chamber: Senate 2004, 2005, SS2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Notes: Appointed to replace Senator Nancey Harrington, who resigned in 2003. Married to Suyapa Journey.
Source material:

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



Name: Richard H. Joyce
Born: about 1851 in Ireland.
Died:
Occupation:
County: Grant
Town: New Ulysses
Party: Democrat
District: 118
Chamber: House 1915
Notes: Spouse's name Mary.
Source material:

1)---1910 U.S. Census, Grant County, Kansas.



Name: Byron Judd
Born: August 13, 1824 in Otis, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.
Died: July 27, 1909 in Kansas City, Kansas.
Occupation: Banker
County: Wyandotte
Town: Wyandotte
Party: Democrat
District: 8
Chamber: Senate 1873, 1874, SS1874, 1875, 1876
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1857. Married in 1865 to Mrs. Mary Louise (Cooper) Bartlett.
Source material:

1)---History of Wyandotte County, Kansas, and its People. (Chicago, Ill. : Lewis publishing company, 1911).



Name: M. P. Julian
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Stanton
Town:
Party:
District:
Chamber: 1889
Notes: Admitted as delegate by resolution, January 10, 1889.
Source material:



Name: Horace Greeley Jumper
Born: 1857 in Dearborn County, Indiana.
Died: October 2, 1921 at Coffeyville, Ks.
Occupation: Stockraiser, Farmer
County: Osage
Town: Melvern
Party: Populist
District: 16
Chamber: Senate 1893, 1895, 1897, SS1898, 1899
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1869. Married and the father of seven children.
Source material:

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



Name: Norman E. Justice
Born: November 1, 1925 in Kansas City, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Police Officer and Union Official
County: Wyandotte
Town: Kansas City
Party: Democrat
District: 34
Chamber: House 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981,
1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, SS1987, 1988, 1989
Notes: Married in 1954 to Kathryn Flanagan. Appointed January 25, 1973, to replace James P. Davis, resigned. Resigned in June 1989.
Source material:

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



Name: James H. Justus
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Graham
Town: Millbrook
Party: Republican
District: 122
Chamber: House 1885, SS1886
District: 118
Chamber: House 1887
Notes:
Source material:


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