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


Name: George L. Maser
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Retired
County: Labette
Town: Parsons
Party: Republican
District: 24
Chamber: House 1945
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Name: C. B. Mason
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 50
Chamber: House 1874, SS1874
Notes:
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Name: H. F. Mason
Born:February 17, 1860 in Racine, Wisconsin
Died: May 4, 1927
Occupation: Attorney
County: Finney
Town: Garden City
Party: Republican
District: 119
Chamber: House 1899, 1901, 1902
Notes: Married November 26, 1891 to Elizabeth Wilkinson she passed away 1909. Second marriage to Lucy S. Greene on July 16, 1910. Justice of Kansas State Supreme Court 1903-1927 died in office 1927
Source material:

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

2)--- www.politicalgraveyard.com



Name: William G. "Bill" Mason
Born: December 12, 1933
Died:
Occupation: Retired KGE Mgr.
County: Butler
Town: El Dorado
Party: Republican
District: 75
Chamber: House 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
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Name: John Masovero
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Retired Merchant
County: Crawford
Town: Arma
Party: Republican
District: 4
Chamber: House 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976
Notes:
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Name: R. W. Massey
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Miami
Town: Paola
Party:
District: 44
Chamber: House 1866
Notes:
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Name: Peggy Mast
Name: Also served as Peggy Long-Mast from April 2003-November 2004.
Name: Also served as Peggy Long from 1997 to April 2003.
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Retired
County: Greenwood
Town: Hamilton
Party: Republican
District: 76
Chamber: House 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: W. C. Masten
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Merchant
County: Montgomery
Town: Coffeyville
Party: Republican
District: 49
Chamber: House 1877
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Name: Ty A. Masterson
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Construction
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Republican
District: 99
Chamber: House 2006, 2007, 2008
District: 16
Chamber: Senate 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Notes: Selected Fall of 2005 to replace Todd Novascone who resigned. Married to Marlo
Source material:

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



Name: Benjamin Matchett
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
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Town:
Party:
District: 101
Chamber: House 1891
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Name: William Milton Matheny
Born: November 30, 1832 in Salvisa, Mercer County, Kentucky
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Cherokee
Town: Baxter Springs
Party: Republican
District: 14
Chamber: Senate 1868, 1873, 1874, SS1874
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1866.
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: Everett L. Mathes
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Harper
Town: Harper
Party: Republican
District: 70
Chamber: House 1963, 1964, SS1964
District: 71
Chamber: House 1965, 1966, SS1966
Notes:
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Name: Edward Mathews
Born: May 18, 1854, in Jay, New York.
Died: In Salina, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer
County: Ellsworth
Town:
Party: Republican
District: 81
Chamber: House 1895
Notes: Married December 31, 1879, to Belle Lockwood.
Source material:

1)---Illustriana Kansas. (Hebron, Neb. : Illustriana Inc., 1933) page 742.



Name: Marion P. Mathews
Born: May 25, 1920
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Cowley
Town: Winfield
Party: Republican
District: 51
Chamber: House 1953, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, SS1958, 1959, 1960
Notes:
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Name: Ardena LaVonne Matlack
Born: December 20, 1930
Died:
Occupation: Homemaker, Teacher
County: Sedgwick
Town: Clearwater
Party: Democrat
District: 93
Chamber: House 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984
Notes:
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Name: Don Matlack
Born: June 18, 1929 in Halstead, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Sedgwick
Town: Clearwater
Party: Democrat
District: 28
Chamber: Senate 1965, 1966, SS1966, 1967, 1968
Notes: Married June 10, 1951 to Ardena Williams.
Source material:

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



Name: J. T. Matlock
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 81
Chamber: House 1887
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Name: T. J. Matlock
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Harvey
Town: Burrton
Party:
District: 88
Chamber: House 1885, 1886
Notes:
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Name: Cliff Matson
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Sedgwick
Town:
Party: Republican
District: 72
Chamber: House 1909
District: 67
Chamber: House 1911
Notes:
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Name: Royal Matthews
Born: October 3, 1859 near Davenport, Iowa.
Died:
Occupation: Banker
County: McPherson
Town: McPherson
Party: Republican
District: 30
Chamber: Senate 1897, 1898, 1899
Notes: Graduated from Iowa State University in 1881 with a law degree. Married June 7, 1883 to R. Ella Pierce. Came to Kansas in 1886.
Source material:

1)---Portrait and Biographical Record of Dickinson, Saline, McPherson and Marion Counties, Kansas. Chicago : Chapman Bros., 1893. (The information from this source was provided by Elsie Newell of the McPherson Public Library, McPherson, Kansas.)



Name: W. A. Matthews
Born: Clark County, Indiana
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Kiowa
Town: Wellsford
Party:
District: 98
Chamber: House 1905
Notes:
Source material:

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



Name: A. Matthewson
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Banker
County: Labette
Town: Parsons
Party: Democrat
District: 15
Chamber: Senate 1877
Notes:
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Name: C. I. Maule
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Chase
Town: Strong City
Party:
District: 64
Chamber: House 1889
Notes:
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Name: John D. Maurer
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Cowley
Town: Dexter
Party:
District: 68
Chamber: House 1885, 1886
District: 61
Chamber: House 1887
Notes:
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Name: Perry B. Maxson
Born: July 20, 1828 in Hopkinton, Rhode Island.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Breckenridge (later Lyon) 1862; Lyon 1863
Town: Fremont
Party: Republican
District: 12
Chamber: House 1862
District: 19
Chamber: Senate 1863, 1864, 1867, 1868
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1856.
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: C. A. Maxwell
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Grant
Town:
Party: Populist
District: 120
Chamber: House 1897
Notes: Health conditions prohibited him from attending early part of session.
Source material:

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



Name: E. W. Maxwell
Born:
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Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 66
Chamber: House 1891
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Name: G. C. Maxwell
Born:
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Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 58
Chamber: House 1909
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Name: Oscar P. May
Born: in 1893 near Williamstown, Kansas
Died: August 24, 1947 in Atchison, Kansas
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Atchison
Town: Atchison
Party: Republican
District: 2
Chamber: House 1933, SS1933, SS1934, 1935, SS1936
Notes: World War I veteran (356th Infantry, 89th Divison). Married Anna Maria Slade in 1924.
Source material:
1)---Obituary, Kansas City Times, August 25, 1947



Name: W. J. May
Born:
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Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 9
Chamber: House 1867
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Name: Carlos Mayans
Born: July 8, 1948 in Havana, Cuba
Died:
Occupation: Insurance Agency Owner
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Republican
District: 100
Chamber: House 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
Notes: Wifes name is Linda
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Name: Bruce Mayfield
Born: August 23, 1960
Died:
Occupation: Businessman, Law Student
County: Johnson
Town: Overland Park
Party: Republican
District: 22
Chamber: House 1985, 1986
Notes:
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Name: A. B. Mayhew
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Sumner
Town: Wellington
Party:
District: 97
Chamber: House 1881
District: 91
Chamber: House 1883
Notes:
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Name: A. E. Mayhew
Born:
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Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 3
Chamber: House 1915, 1917
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Name: John H. Mayhew
Born: July 14, 1888 in Trousdale, Kansas
Died: May 21, 1979
Occupation: Stockman, Farmer, Oil Business, Merchant
County: Edwards
Town: Trousdale
Party: Republican
District: 92
Chamber: House 1939, 1941, 1943, 1945, 1947
Notes:
Source material:

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



Name: T. A. Mayhew
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 74
Chamber: House 1907, 1908
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Name: Vern R. Mayo
Born: May 4, 1898 in York, Nebraska
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Oil Dealer, Merchant
County: Finney
Town: Garden City
Party: Republican
District: 115
Chamber: House 1941, 1943, 1945, 1947, 1949
Notes:
Source material:

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



Name: Doug Mays
Born: August 18, 1950
Died:
Occupation: Securities arbitrator & consultant
County: Shawnee
Town: Topeka
Party: Republican
District: 54
Chamber: House 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, SS2005, 2006
Notes: Married to Lena Mays. Speaker of the House from 2003- .
Source material:

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



Name: Michael R."Mike" Meacham
Born: Jaunary 10, 1953
Died:
Occupation: Law Student, Businessman, Industrial Relations
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Republican
District: 83
Chamber: House 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984
Notes:
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Name: Anson G. Mead
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Mitchell
Town: Beloit
Party: Republican
District: 87
Chamber: House 1901
District: 88
Chamber: House 1903, 1905
Notes:
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Name: Bob J. Mead
Born: September 18, 1936
Died:
Occupation: Real Estate Broker, Auctioneer
County: Barton
Town: Pawnee Rock
Party: Republican
District: 112
Chamber: House 1987, SS1987, 1988, 1989, SS1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994
Notes:
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Name: James Richard Mead
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Merchant
County: Butler
Town: Towanda
Party: Republican
District: 67
Chamber: House 1865
District: 15
Chamber: Senate 1869, 1970
Notes:
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Name: Holmes Meade
Born: August 13, 1887, in Topeka, Kansas.
Died: 1964
Occupation: Businessman
County: Shawnee
Town:
Party: Republican
District: 35
Chamber: House 1929, SS1930, 1931
Notes: Married September 29, 1917, to Dorothy Scott.
Source material:

1)---Illustriana Kansas (Hebron, Neb. : Illustriana Inc., 1933) page 779.



Name: Stephen Meagher
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Leavenworth
Town: Leavenworth
Party: Democrat
District: 6
Chamber: House 1893, 1905
Notes:
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Name: William Everett Mealman
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Businessman, Lawyer
County: Johnson
Town: Leawood Village
Party: Republican
District: 20
Chamber: House 1967, 1968
Notes:
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Name: Jackson Means
Born: December 2, 1832 in Pleasantville, Shelby Co., Indiana.
Died: December 11, 1876 in Saguache Co., Colorado.
Occupation: Farmer
County: Anderson
Town: Cresco
Party: Republican
District: 57
Chamber: House 1863
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1857, settled in Reeder Township in Anderson County.
Source material:

1)---Information provided by a relative of Mr. Means.



Name: Walker F. Means
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Brown
Town: Hiawatha
Party: Republican
District: 37
Chamber: House 1937, SS1938, 1939
Notes:
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Name: James Harlan Mechem
Born: 1858 in Centerville, Iowa.
Died: 1899 in Florence, Colorado
Occupation: Attorney
County: Jewell
Town: Mankato
Party:
District: 33
Chamber: Senate 1889, 1891
Notes: Came to Kansas 1881. Married Miss Lura Allen, November 8, 1888.
Source material:

1)---Illustriana Kansas (Hebron, Neb. : Illustriana Inc., 1933) page 780 (biography of his son, Kirke Field Mechem)

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



Name: J. M. Mechem
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 15
Chamber: House 1889
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Name: Vivian Miller Meckel
Born: July 1, 1916 in Kiowa, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Music Merchant
County: Ellis
Town: Hays
Party: Republican
District: 89
Chamber: House 1965, 1966, SS1966
Notes: Married June 11, 1939 to Florence Ilo Brumitt.
Source material:

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



Name: Harold Medill
Born: October 17, 1895 in Leavenworth, Kansas
Died: November, 1971 in Independence, Kansas
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Montgomery
Town: Independence
Party: Republican
District: 27
Chamber: House 1937, SS1938
Notes: Full name, William Harold Medill. Married Ida Lillian Ricketson, September 7, 1921. World War I veteran. His father and grandfather, Sherman and James Medill, both served in the Kansas Legislature.
Source material:
1)---Josiah VanKirk Thompson Uniontown Family Record Book (1921?)
2)---Social Security Death Index



Name: James Medill
Born: May 21, 1824 near Steubenville, Ohio
Died: July 3, 1894
Occupation: Farmer
County: Leavenworth
Town: Springdale
Party: Republican
District: 7
Chamber: House 1862
District: 29
Chamber: House 1863
District: 24
Chamber: House 1874, SS1874
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1857. Married June 3, 1863, to Lydia Redburn. Also served in the Kansas Territorial Legislature. His son, Sherman and grandson, Harold, both served in the Kansas Legislature. Buried in Mount Muncie Cenetery, Lansing, Kansas.
Source material:
1)---A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans. (1918)
2)---Josiah VanKirk Thompson Uniontown Family Record Book (1921?)



Name: Sherman Medill
Born: December 27, 1865 in Leavenworth County, Kansas
Died: December 24, 1934 in Leavenworth, Kansas
Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 6
Chamber: House 1899
Notes: Full name: Thomas Sherman Medill. Married June 4, 1890, to Monica Morgan. His son, Harold Medill and father, James Medill both served in the Kansas Legislature. Buriedin Mount Muncie Cemetery, Lansing, Kansas.
Source material:
1)---Josiah VanKirk Thompson Uniontown Family Record Book (1921?)



Name: Fred Meek
Born: March 25, 1902 in Idana, Kansas
Died: April 29, 1976
Occupation: Farmer
County: Clay
Town: Idana
Party: Republican
District: 58
Chamber: House 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, SS1958, 1959, 1960
District: 55
Chamber: House 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, SS1964
District: 53
Chamber: House 1965, 1966, SS1966
District: 95
Chamber: House 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972
District: 63
Chamber: House 1973, 1974
Notes: Married October 16, 1931 to Nellie Florine Trechsel.
Source material:

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

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



Name: James M. Meek
Born: September 28, 1852 in Union County, Ohio.
Died:
Occupation: Stock farmer
County: Nemaha
Town: Centralia
Party: Democrat
District: 43
Chamber: House 1909
District: 38
Chamber: House 1911
District: 18
Chamber: Senate 1913, 1915
Notes: Married Sarah A. Denny in 1879. Came to Nemaha County, Kansas in 1882.
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Name: G. E. Meeker
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 85
Chamber: House 1891
Notes:
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Name: George Wilber Meeker
Born: March 5, 1922 in Larned, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman, Businessman
County: Finney
Town: Garden City
Party: Republican
District: 115
Chamber: House 1963, 1964, SS1964, 1965, 1966, SS1966
District: 117
Chamber: House 1967, 1968
Notes: July 1, 1944 to Helen Margaret Sorenson.
Source material:

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



Name: John Megaffin
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Haskell
Town: Ivanhoe
Party:
District:
Chamber: House 1891
Notes: Seated as a delegate on January 15, 1891.
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Name: Melanie Meier
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Defense Contractor/Army Reservist
County: Leavenworth
Town: Leavenworth
Party: Democrat
District: 40
District: 41
Chamber: House 2009, 2011, 2012
Chamber: House 2013
Notes: Resigned February 21, 2009 when deployed overseas. Married to Thomas (Tom)
Source material:

1)--- Kansas Legislative Handbook, 2009

Name: Kelly Meigs
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Former Educator/Homemaker
County: Johnson
Town: Lenexa
Party: Republican
District: 17
District: 23
Chamber: House 2011, 2012
Chamber: House 2013
Notes: Married to Michael Meigs.
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Name: Sam Mellinger
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Lyon
Town: Emporia
Party: Republican
District: 45
Chamber: House 1955, 1956
Notes:
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Name: Jeff Melcher
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Executive
County: Johnson
Town: Leawood
Party: Republican
District: 11
Chamber: Senate 2013
Notes: Married to Kris.
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Name: W. G. Melville
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Builder
County: Douglas
Town: Lawrence
Party: Republican
District: 35
Chamber: House 1871
District: 52
Chamber: House 1876
Notes:
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Name: George K. Melvin
Born: February 17, 1898 in Lawrence, Kansas.
Died: August 6, 1982
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Douglas
Town: Lawrence
Party: Republican
District: 11
Chamber: House 1933, SS1933, SS1934, 1935, SS1936
District: 5
Chamber: Senate 1949, 1951
Notes: Married to Leone L. Jennings.
Source material:

1)---"Senate Resolution 1807," Journal of the Senate, Kansas Legislature, 1983.



Name: R. G. Mendenhall
Born:
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Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 18
Chamber: House 1899, 1903
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Name: Julie Menghini
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Crawford
Town: Pittsburg
Party: Democrat
District: 3
Chamber: House 2005, SS2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013
Notes: Married to Henry Menghini.
Source material:

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



Name: Alvah T. "Al" Menhusen
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Teacher, Principal, Farmer, Sales Representative
County: Jewell
Town: Mankato
Party: Republican
District: 31
Chamber: Senate 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, SS1964
Notes: Came to Kansas as a child.
Source material:

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



Name: Joseph Hooker Mercer
Born: September 7, 1864 near Williamsburg, Ohio
Died: May 5, 1937 in Topeka, Kansas
Occupation: Livestock industry
County: Chase
Town: Bazaar, Cottonwood Falls
Party: Republican
District: 59
Chamber: House 1907, 1908, 1909
District: 54
Chamber: House 1911
Notes: Also known as Joe H. Hooker. Came to Kansas in 1887. Married 1st Ula Luma Scribner, July 31, 1890. Married 2nd Tillie Stanhope in October, 1935. He served as Kansas State Livestock Commissioner, 1909-1912, 1915-1937.
Source material:
1)---Obituary, Topeka Daily Capital, May 6, 1937.
2)---Obituary, Topeka Daily Capital, May 5, 1937



Name: Z. Meredith
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 30
Chamber: House 1875
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Name: Fletcher Meridith
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 76
Chamber: House 1895
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Name: Ray Merrick
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Self-Employed
County: Johnson
Town: Stilwell
Party: Republican
District: 27
Chamber: House 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, SS2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2013
District: 16
Senate: 2011, 2012
Notes: Married to Phyllis Merrick. Assistant Majority Leader 2003, 2004, Speaker Pro Term 2005, 2006, House Majority Leader 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010. Was elected November 22, 2010 to replace Jeff Colyer who had been elected Lt. Governor in the November general elections.
Source material:

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



Name: F. J. Merrill
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 17
Chamber: House 1909
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Name: Harding I. Merrill
Born: 1850 in Monmouth, Warren County, Illinois.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Sedgwick
Town: Furley
Party: Populist
District: 67
Chamber: House 1897, 1898
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1871. Married and father to four children.
Source material:

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



Name: A. C. Merritt
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Pottawatomie
Town: Wamego
Party:
District: 56
Chamber: House 1883
Notes:
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Name: Gary A. Merritt
Born: October 3, 1939
Died:
Occupation: Real Estate Broker, Mortgage Banker
County: Johnson
Town: Overland Park
Party: Republican
District: 20
Chamber: House 1995, 1996
Notes:
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Name: J. S. Merritt
Born:
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Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 69
Chamber: House 1877
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Name: William H. Merriweather
Born: 1838 in Clark County, Ohio.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Crawford
Town:
Party:
District: 39
Chamber: House 1875
Notes: Civil War veteran, Company G., 114th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. Married in 1860 to Sarah J. Bateman. Came to Kansas in 1872.
Source material:

1)---An online source is: History of the State of Kansas (Crawford County section) by William G. Cutler, first published in 1883 by A. T. Andreas, Chicago, IL.


Name: Reynaldo R. Mesa
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Government-Public Affairs, Cox Communications
County: Finney
Town: Garden City
Party: Republican
District: 123
Chamber: House 2011, 2012
Notes: Married to Ellen Mesa.
Source material:


Name: Asa Madison Messenger
Born: November 29, 1876, in Taylorville, Illinois
Died: August 17, 1936
Occupation: Building Contractor
County: Crawford
Town: Pittsburg
Party:
District: 21
Chamber: House 1929, SS1930, 1931
Notes: Married June 12, 1896, to Melissa Jane Burroughs.
Source material:

1)---Illustriana Kansas. (Hebron, Neb. : Illustriana Inc., 1933) page 787.



Name: E. T. Metcalf
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 7
Chamber: Senate 1893, 1895
Notes:
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Name: H. H. Metcalf
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 87
Chamber: House 1871
Notes:
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Name: Wilder Stevens Metcalf
Born: September 10, 1855, in Milo, Maine
Died: February 1, 1935 in Leavenworth, Kansas
Occupation: Attorney
County: Douglas
Town: Lawrence
Party: Republican
District: 5
Chamber: Senate 1917, 1919, SS1919, SS1920
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1887. Married 1st July 30, 1878, to Mary Eliza Crosier. She died September 8, 1914. Married 2nd January 8, 1916, to Alice Lancaster Browne. Spanish-American War veteran: 20th Kansas Infantry. He also served with the Kansas National Guard on the Mexican border in 1916 and in WWI.
Source material:

1)---Illustriana Kansas. (Hebron, Neb. : Illustriana Inc., 1933) page 788.
2)---Obituary, Kansas City Star, February 2, 1935.



Name: D. C. Metsker
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 20
Chamber: Senate 1877, 1879, 1881, 1883
Notes:
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Name: Ronnie Metsker
Born: May 9, 1950 in Kansas City, Missouri
Died:
Occupation: Retired
County: Johnson
Town: Overland Park
Party: Republican
District: 24
Chamber: House 2007, 2008
Notes:
Source material:

1)--- Kansas Legislative Handbook, 2007



Name: Theodore M. Metz
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer, Farmer
County: Lincoln
Town: Lincoln
Party: Republican
District: 82
Chamber: House 1947, 1949, 1951
Notes: Appointed March 12, 1947, to fill unexpired term of C. B. Goodell, deceased.
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Name: Wesley M. Metzler
Born: 1861 in Clinton, Dewitt County, Illinois.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Sheridan
Town: Macgraw
Party: Populist
District: 104
Chamber: House 1895, 1897, 1898
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1886 from Iowa. Married.
Source material:

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



Name: Fred William Meyer
Born: July 7, 1884, in Linn, Kansas.
Died: December 23, 1959
Occupation: School Administrator, Retired; Insurance
County: Jewell
Town: Jewell
Party: Republican
District: 85
Chamber: House 1953, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, SS1958, 1959
Notes: Married July 14, 1915, to Martha Johannah Thiele. Died in office. After his death his seat was filled by LeRoy E. Baringer for remainder of his term.
Source material:

1)---Illustriana Kansas. (Hebron, Neb. : Illustriana Inc., 1933) page 788; photo on page 1,318.



Name: Merl Meyer
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Merchant
County: Phillips
Town: Glade
Party: Democrat
District: 87
Chamber: House 1941
Notes:
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Name: Allen Meyers
Born: February 7, 1904 in Topeka, Kansas.
Died: Septembner 26, 1975 in Boy River, Minnesota
Occupation: Lawyer, Farmer
County: Shawnee
Town: Topeka
Party: Republican
District: 35
Chamber: House 1935, SS1936, 1937, SS1938, 1943
Notes: Married Winifred Killiam, June 30, 1933.
Source material:

1)---1943 Kansas Legislative Directory. (Topeka, Kan. : Kansas Business Magazine, 1943?)
2)---Obituary, Topeka State Journal, September 26, 1975.



Name: Mrs. Jan Meyers
Born: July 20, 1928 in Superior, Nuckolls County, Neb.
Died:
Occupation: Housewife, Civic Leader
County: Johnson
Town: Overland Park
Party: Republican
District: 8
Chamber: Senate 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984
Notes:
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Name: L. A. Meyers
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 5
Chamber: Senate 1879
Notes:
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Name: David P. Mikesic
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer, Asst. Wyandotte Co. Pros. Atty.
County: Wyandotte
Town: Kansas City
Party: Democrat
District: 36
Chamber: House 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976
Notes: Married to the former Janis Lee Heider
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Name: Joseph M. "Babe" Mikesic
Born: March 9, 1913 in Kansas City, Kansas.
Died: February 2, 1991
Occupation: Editor, Publisher, Investigator, Public Relations
County: Wyandotte
Town: Kansas City
Party: Democrat
District: 7
Chamber: House 1951, 1953, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, SS1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, SS1964, 1965, 1966, SS1966
District: 29
Chamber: House 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972
District: 33
Chamber: House 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979
Notes: Appointed to fill vacancy caused by death of John S. Foley. Resigned January 22, 1979.
Source material:

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



Name: James Miles
Born: October 29, 1829 in Miami County, Ohio.
Died: April 29, 1896 in Lyon County, Emporia, Kansas.
Occupation: School Teacher (?)
County: Lyons
Town: Emporia
Party:
District: 82
Chamber: House 1881
Notes:
Source material:

1)---Information provided by Kerry Wade Coy, verified by her Mother, Meredith Miles Wade.



Name: L. C. Miley
Born: April 7, 1862 in Indiana
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Sheridan
Town: Elliott
Party: Democrat
District: 108
Chamber: House 1905
Notes:
Source material:

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



Name: Thomas Elwood Milhoan
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Johnson
Town: Olathe
Party: Republican
District: 10
Chamber: Senate 1865, 1866
Notes:
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Name: William C. Millar
Born: Spencer, Will County, Illinois
Died:
Occupation: Ranchman
County: Barber 1899-1901; Kiowa 1923-1925
Town: Lake City 1899-1901; Belvidere 1923-1925
Party: Republican
District: 74
Chamber: House SS1898
District: 77
Chamber: House 1899, 1901
District: 93
Chamber: House 1923, 1925
Notes: Succeeded F. T. Patton who resigned in 1898.
Source material:

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



Name: Ed F. Millard
Born: about 1843 in Michigan.
Died:
Occupation: Merchant
County: Saline
Town: Salina
Party:
District: 74
Chamber: House 1868
Notes: Left Salina shortly after his term in office ended, whereabouts unknown.
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: C. M. Miller
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Physician
County: Logan
Town: Oakley
Party: Republican
District: 109
Chamber: House 1951
Notes:
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Name: C. N. Miller
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Ottawa
Town: Lindsey
Party: Democrat
District: 62
Chamber: House 1913, 1935, SS1936
District: 29
Chamber: Senate 1937, SS1938, 1939
Notes:
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Name: Charles E. Miller
Born:
Died: September 25, 1955
Occupation: Farmer
County:
Town: Tonganoxie
Party: Democrat
District: 6
Chamber: House 1931
District: 3
Chamber: Senate 1933, SS1933, SS1934, 1935, SS1936
Notes:
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Name: Charles H. Miller
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Leavenworth
Town: Leavenworth
Party:
District: 13
Chamber: House 1879
Notes:
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Name: David G. Miller
Born: August 17, 1949
Died:
Occupation: Brokerage Supt.
County: Douglas
Town: Eudora
Party: Republican
District: 43
Chamber: House 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, SS1987, 1988, 1989, SS1989, 1990
Notes:
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Name: David L. Miller
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Construction
County: Labette
Town: Parsons
Party: Democrat
District: 6
Chamber: House 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976
Notes:
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Name: Everett Miller
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 22
Chamber: House 1913
Notes:
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Name: Frank Miller
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Retired
County: Montgomery
Town: Independence
Party: Republican
District: 12
Chamber: House 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, SS2005, 2006
Notes: Married to Sharon Miller.
Source material:

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



Name: Frank B. Miller
Born: May 25, 1880 in Langdon, Kansas.
Died: March 19, 1954
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Reno
Town: Langdon
Party: Republican
District: 76
Chamber: House 1939, 1941, 1943, 1945, 1947
District: 34
Chamber: Senate 1949, 1951
Notes:
Source material:

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



Name: Fremont Miller
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 55
Chamber: House 1889
Notes:
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Name: George M. Miller
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Sumner
Town: Leavenworth
Party:
District: 92
Chamber: House 1873
Notes:
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Name: George W. Miller
Born: 1836 in Kentucky.
Died: 1907 in Jackson County, Kansas.
Occupation:
County: Jackson
Town: South Cedar
Party: Democrat
District: 79
Chamber: House 1868
Notes: Came to Kansas during the war, and married Miss Harris shortly after his arrival.
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: George W. Miller
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Geary
Town:
Party: Republican
District: 45
Chamber: House 1895
Notes:
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