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Name: Francis (Frank) E. Smith
Born: July 31, 1952 in Gardner, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Student, Teacher
County: Johnson
Town: Olathe
Party: Democrat
District: 27
Chamber: House 1975, 1976
District: 10
Chamber: Senate 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980
Notes:
Source material:

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



Name: Francis "Frank" H. Smith
Born: About 1854 in Jacksonville, Indiana County, Pennsylvania.
Died:
Occupation: Physician
County: Sherman
Town: Goodland
Party: Populist
District: 109
Chamber: House 1895, 1897, SS1898
District: 112
Chamber: House 1901
District: 113
Chamber: House 1903, SS1903
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1886. He is a widower.
Source material:

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



Name: Frederick Dumont Smith
Born: about 1862
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer/Newspaper editor
County: Edwards
Town: Kinsley
Party: Republican
District: 38
Chamber: Senate 1901, 1903, 1905, 1907, SS1908
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1886 from Washington, D.C.
Source material:

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



Name: George E. Smith
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Neosho
Town: Osage Mission
Party: Alliance
District: 33
Chamber: House 1891
Notes:
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Name: George E. Smith
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Politician
County: Smith
Town: Germantown
Party: Alliance; Populist
District: 104
Chamber: House 1891
District: 40
Chamber: Senate 1893, 1895
Notes:
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Name: George M. Smith
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Kearny
Town: Hartland
Party:
District:
Chamber: House 1891
Notes: Seated as a delegate on January 15, 1891.
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Name: George Price Smith
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Allen
Town: Humboldt
Party: Independent; Populist
District: 48
Chamber: House 1872
Notes:
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Name: George S. Smith
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Ottawa
Town: Delphos
Party: Republican
District: 63
Chamber: House 1895
Notes:
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Name: George S. Smith
Born: July 18, 1855
Died: October 25, 1938
Occupation: Physician
County: Seward
Town: Liberal
Party: Republican
District: 123
Chamber: House 1915
Notes:
Source material:

1)---Supplied by family members

 



Name: George W. Smith
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Elk
Town: Longton
Party: Republican
District: 48
Chamber: House 1921, 1923, SS1923
Notes:
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Name: George W. Smith
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Attorney
County: Douglas
Town: Lawrence
Party: Republican
District: 8
Chamber: House 1862
District: 36
Chamber: House 1866
District: 35
Chamber: House 1868
Notes: Speaker of the House in 1868. Lost seat by contest on January 23, 1862.
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Name: Glee Sidney Smith, Jr.
Born: April 29, 1921 at Rozel, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Pawnee
Town: Larned
Party: Republican
District: 36
Chamber: Senate 1957, 1958, SS1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, SS1964
District: 37
Chamber: Senate 1965, 1966, SS1966, 1967, 1968
District: 25
Chamber: Senate 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972
Notes: Married in 1943.
Source material:

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


Name: Greg Smith
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Public School Teacher
County: Johnson
Town: Overland park
Party: Republican
District: 22
Chamber: House 2011, 2012
District: 21
Chamber: Senate 2013
Notes: Married to Missy Smith.
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Name: Henry Smith
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Merchant
County: Leavenworth
Town: Leavenworth
Party: Radical Republican
District:
Chamber: House 1865
Notes:
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Name: Henry A. Smith
Born: 1846 in Peoria County, Illinois.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Brown
Town: Hiawatha; Willis
Party: Republican
District: 40
Chamber: House 1897, SS1898
District: 41
Chamber: House 1899
Notes: Came to Kansas in May of 1861. Married and the father of eight children.
Source material:

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



Name: Henry B. Smith
Born: 1832 in Tioga County, Pennsylvania.
Died:
Occupation: Merchant
County: Miami
Town: Osawatomie
Party: Republican
District: 43
Chamber: House 1866, 1871
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1858. Opened the first hardware store in Miami County, Kansas.
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: H. P. Smith
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Miller
County: Pottawatomie
Town: Rock Creek
Party: Radical Republican
District: 17
Chamber: House 1866
Notes:
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Name: Herman W. Smith, Jr.
Born: May 16, 1916 in McCune, Kansas.
Died: August 11, 1985 in Grove, Oklahoma.
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Labette
Town: Parsons
Party: Republican
District: 24
Chamber: House 1951, 1953
Notes: Married Jane Cannon in 1946.
Source material:

1)---"House Resolution 6170," Journal of the House of Representatives, Kansas Legislature, 1986.



Name: Horace Jeremiah Smith
Born: 1859
Died:
Occupation: Banker
County: Franklin
Town: Ottawa
Party: Republican
District: 16
Chamber: House 1889
District: 15
Chamber: Senate 1905
Notes: Died before 1907 session.
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Name: Ira Harvey Smith
Born: 1815 in Seymour, New Haven County, Connecticut.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Brown
Town: Robinson
Party: Republican
District: 2
Chamber: House 1861
Notes: Married Sarah Jane Baartholomew in 1846. Came to Kansas in fall of 1854.
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/shawnee.



Name: J. J. Smith
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Retired Grain Dealer
County: Republic
Town: Scandia
Party: Republican
District: 60
Chamber: House 1919, SS1919, SS1920, 1921 1923, SS1923
Notes:
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Name: James Smith
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Marshall
Town: Barrett
Party: Republican
District: 15
Chamber: House 1866
Notes:
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Name: James W. Smith
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Franklin
Town:
Party:
District: 59
Chamber: House 1864
Notes:
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Name: John Harvey Smith
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Builder
County: Cherokee
Town: Weir city
Party: Republican
District: 41
Chamber: House 1876
Notes:
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Name: John William Smith
Born: January 1, 1883
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Rooks
Town: Codell
Party: Republican
District: 88
Chamber: House 1929, SS1930, 1931
Notes: October 8, 1913 married Frances Edna Jackson.
Source material:

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



Name: L. F. Smith
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Ottawa
Town: Delphos
Party: Greenback
District: 83
Chamber: House 1883, SS1884
Notes:
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Name: Leonard Thomas Smith
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Hotel Proprietor
County: Leavenworth
Town: Leavenworth
Party: Democrat
District: 7
Chamber: House 1861
Notes:
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Name: Marvin E. Smith
Born: August 19, 1927
Died:
Occupation: Dairy Farmer
County: Shawnee
Town: Topeka
Party: Republican
District: 50
Chamber: House 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, SS1987, 1988, 1989, SS1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994
Notes:
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Name: Person H. Smith
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Merchant
County: Coffey
Town: LeRoy
Party: Republican
District: 62
Chamber: House 1868
Notes:
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Name: Ray Smith
Born: 1898
Died:
Occupation: Realtor, Insuror, Loans, Investments
County: Barton
Town: Hoisington
Party: Republican
District: 78
Chamber: House 1933, SS1933, SS1934, 1935, SS1936, 1937, SS1938
Notes:
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Name: Raymond E. Smith
Born: March 7, 1904 in Marysville, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Marshall
Town: Marysville
Party: Republican
District: 40
Chamber: House 1935, SS1936, 1937, SS1938, 1939, 1941, 1943, 1945
Notes: Resigned January 9, 1945; seat vacant.
Source material:

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



Name: Reuben Smith
Born: in England
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Miami
Town: Osawatomie
Party: Republican
District: 43
Chamber: House 1869, 1870
District: 32
Chamber: House 1873
Notes: Came to Kansas in 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: Samuel Judson Smith
Born: September 17, 1835 in Richland County, Ohio.
Died: February 2, 1903 north of Lyons, Rice County, Kansas.
Occupation: Teacher, Soldier, Accountant, Farmer
County: Rice
Town: Lyons
Party: Republican
District: 36
Chamber: Senate 1891
Notes: Civil War veteran served for 3 years in E Company, 77th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. Married to the former Lucinda Gardner and the father of seven children. Served as clerk of the District Court in Lyons 1880-1886.
Source material:

1)---Information taken from family records, his obituary, and the book "Biographical History of Central Kansas Illustrated", Volume 1, 1902, Lewis Publishing Co. New York, and provided through the courtesy of Mr. Smith's great-grandson, Harold Blakely of Texas.



Name: Samuel W. Smith
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Cherokee
Town: Columbus
Party: Republican
District: 42
Chamber: House 1877
Notes:
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Name: Shelby W. Smith
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Aircraft Security Officer, Vice-President Investment Co.
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Republican
District: 74
Chamber: House 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972
District: 86
Chamber: House 1973, 1974
Notes:
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Name: T. E. Smith
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Miami
Town: Paola
Party: Reform
District: 31
Chamber: House 1875
Notes:
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Name: Dr. T. E. Smith
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Physician (Retired), Cattle Breeder, Farmer
County: Montgomery
Town: Independence
Party: Republican
District: 27
Chamber: House 1953, 1955, 1956
Notes:
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Name: W. I. Smith
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Bourbon
Town: Redfield
Party: Republican
District: 36
Chamber: House 1879
Notes:
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Name: William C. Smith
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Merchant
County: Atchison
Town: Atchison
Party: Reform
District: 4
Chamber: House 1875
Notes:
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Name: William H. Smith
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Loafer
County: Marshall
Town: Barrett
Party: Republican
District: 15
Chamber: House 1869, 1871
Notes:
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Name: William W. Smith
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Marshall
Town: Waterville
Party: Republican
District: 75
Chamber: House 1877, 1879
District: 18
Chamber: Senate 1885, SS1886, 1887
Notes:
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Name: J. R. Smithheisler
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Physician
County: Sedgwick
Town: Garden Plain
Party: Democrat
District: 68
Chamber: House SS1930
Notes: Succeeded Wallace Chester Kemp who died August 30, 1929.
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Name: William H. Smyth
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Civil Engineer
County: Riley
Town: Manhattan
Party: Republican
District: 4
Chamber: House 1861
Notes:
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Name: Wilbur Lewis Smyth
Born: July 14, 1874 in Logan County, Illinois.
Died: September 28, 1932
Occupation: Lumberman
County: Barton
Town: Great Bend
Party: Republican
District: 35
Chamber: Senate 1925, 1927, SS1928, 1929, SS1930, 1931
Notes: Married first to Myrta Omar. Married October 5, 1929 to Norma Norman.
Source material:

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



Name: J. P. Snare
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Ex-Minister
County: Washington
Town: Washington
Party: Republican
District: 59
Chamber: House 1945
Notes:
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Name: J. H. Snead
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Saline
Town: Salina
Party:
District: 74
Chamber: House 1870, 1871
Notes:
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Name: J. H. Snead
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 84
Chamber: House 1876
Notes:
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Name: J. D. Snoddy
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 49
Chamber: House 1868, 1869, 1870
Notes:
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Name: J. D. Snoddy
Born: 1839 in Pennsylvania
Died:
Occupation: Attorney
County: Linn
Town: Mound City
Party: Republican
District: 13
Chamber: Senate 1871, 1872
Notes:
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Name: J. D. Snoddy
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 23
Chamber: House 1883
District: 32
Chamber: House 1881
Notes:
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Name: William Snooks
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Linn
Town:
Party:
District: 46
Chamber: House 1864
Notes:
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Name: William M. Snow
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Wabaunsee
Town:
Party: Republican
District: 5
Chamber: House 1861
Notes: Elected April 5, 1861, to replace Ernest Hohneck who failed to take seat. Snow also failed to take seat.
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Name: Vincent K. Snowbarger
Born: September 16, 1949, Kankakee County, Ill.
Died:
Occupation: Attorney
County: Johnson
Town: Olathe
Party: Republican
District: 26
Chamber: House 1985, 1986, 1987, SS1987, 1988, 1989, SS1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996
Notes: U.S. Representative 1997-1999
Source material:



Name: C. E. Snyder
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 7
Chamber: House 1907, 1908, 1909
Notes:
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Name: Charles E. Snyder
Born:
Died: May 3, 1953
Occupation: Banker, Merchant
County:
Town: Leavenworth
Party: Republican
District: 3
Chamber: Senate 1917, 1919, SS1919, SS1920, 1921, 1923, 1925, 1927
Notes:
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Name: Edwin Snyder
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Jefferson
Town: Oskaloosa
Party:
District: 8
Chamber: House 1881
Notes:
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Name: H. C. Snyder
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Coud
Town: Glasco
Party:
District: 82
Chamber: House 1873
Notes:
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Name: H. C. Snyder
Born: Fisher's Ferry, Northumberland County, Pa.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Chase
Town:
Party: Republican
District: 58
Chamber: House 1899, 1901
Notes:
Source material:

1)---1901 Kansas Legislative Directory. (Topeka, Kan. : Crane & Co., 1901.)



Name: Harry E. Snyder
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Morris
Town: Council Grove
Party: Republican
District: 56
Chamber: House 1923
Notes:
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Name: Kester Ulm Snyder
Born: September 9, 1891 in Ashland, Clark County, Kansas.
Died: March 30, 1961 in Bucyrus, (Wea Township) Miami County, Kansas.
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Johnson
Town: Overland Park
Party: Republican
District: 6
Chamber: Senate 1949, 1951
Notes: Served in the United States Navy during WW I. Twice married first to Irene Johnson around 1924, which ended in divorce, then to Mina Snow on October 11, 1941 in Merriam, Johnson County, Kansas, neither marriage produced any children. Mr. Snyder ran for Probate Judge of Johnson County sometime around 1953.
Source material:

1)---Information provided by Kathye Snyder-Knight, of Carthage, Missouri, niece of Mr. Snyder.



Name: O. E. Snyder
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Manufacturer
County: Atchison
Town: Atchison
Party: Democrat
District: 2
Chamber: House 1923
Notes:
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Name: Ralph Snyder
Born: April 5, 1871
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Insurance
County: Jefferson
Town: Oskaloosa
Party: Republican
District: 4
Chamber: House 1919, SS1919, SS1920, 1921, 1951
Notes: Married Nellie M. Phinney October 11, 1893.
Source material:

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



Name: Russell S. Snyder
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Ford
Town: Dodge City
Party: Republican
District: 96
Chamber: House 1957, 1958, SS1958
Notes:
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Name: Solomon J. H. Snyder
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Atchison
Town: Monrovia
Party: Republican
District: 9
Chamber: House 1863, 1865
District: 2
Chamber: Senate 1869, 1870
Notes:
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Name: Squire Felix Snyder
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Washington
Town: Washington
Party: Republican
District: 16
Chamber: House 1868
Notes:
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Name: Mrs. T. T. Solander
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 6
Chamber: Senate 1929, SS1930, 1931
Notes:
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Name: John M. Solbach
Born: July 30, 1947 in Clay Center, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Attorney
County: Douglas
Town: Lawrence
Party: Democrat
District: 45
Chamber: House 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, SS1987, 1988, 1989, SS1989, 1990, 1991, 1992
Notes: Married in 1974 to Mary Patricia Kennedy. Veteran: Vietnam, Sgt E-5, Marines.
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Name: Ernest R. Sonnenberg
Born: 1892
Died: June 30, 1959
Occupation: Merchant
County: Smith
Town: Smith Center
Party: Republican
District: 86
Chamber: House 1949, 1951, 1957, 1958, SS1958, 1959
Notes: Arden Dierdorff appointed to fill vacancy, September 16, 1959.
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Name: Floyd Souders
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Newspaper Publisher
County: Sedgwick
Town: Cheney
Party: Republican
District: 68
Chamber: House 1947
Notes:
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Name: James L. Soupene
Born: November 17, 1842 in Beaver County, Pennsylvania.
Died: December 29, 1915 in Manhattan, Kansas.
Occupation:
County: Pottawatomie
Town: Manhattan
Party: Alliance
District: 49
Chamber: House 1891
Notes: Civil war veteran in the Kansas Volunteer Cavalry, K Company, 9th Regiment. Married to Armina Caster on February 23, 1886 in Manhattan, Kansas.
Source material:

1)---Information provided courtesy of great-grandson, Michael Crow of Savannah, Georgia, based on family records.



Name: A. M. Sourbeer
Born: In Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Died:
Occupation:
County: Labette
Town: Parsons
Party: Republican
District: 27
Chamber: House 1905, 1907, 1908
Notes:
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Name: William S. Southern
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Gen. Agent, Insurance Co.
County: Barton
Town: Ellinwood
Party: Republican
District: 113
Chamber: House 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976
Notes:
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Name: Clarence R. Sowers
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Republican
District: 67
Chamber: House 1917
Notes:
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Name: Wesley H. Sowers
Born: August 26, 1905 in Whiting, Indiana.
Died:
Occupation: Management Counsel
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Republican
District: 19
Chamber: Senate 1971, 1972
District: 31
Chamber: Senate 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980
Notes: Married in 1929 to Gladys M. Krueger. Succeeded A. F. "Tony" Casado, resigned.
Source material:

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



Name: Azel Wainwright Spaulding
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Jefferson; Atchison 1873
Town: Grasshopper Falls
Party: Republican
District: 6
Chamber: House 1862
District: 4
Chamber: Senate 1863, 1864
District: 4
Chamber: House 1873
Notes:
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Name: Sheryl L. Spaulding
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Education Research, Retired
County: Johnson
Town: Overland Park
Party: Republican
District: 29
Chamber: House 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Notes: Spouse name is Douglas.
Source material:

1)--- Kansas Legislative Handbook, 2007



Name: Douglas Frank Spangler
Born: November 22, 1963
Died:
Occupation: Small business owner, Real estate investments, Real estate
developer
County: Wyandotte
Town: Kansas City
Party: Democrat
District: 36
Chamber: House 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
Notes:
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Name: Dennis J. Spaniol
Born: July 24, 1947
Died:
Occupation: Insurance
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Republican
District: 94
Chamber: House 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, SS1987, 1988, 1989, SS1989, 1990
Notes:
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Name: O. W. Sparks
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Cherokee
Town: Galena
Party: Democrat
District: 10
Chamber: Senate 1919, SS1919, SS1920, 1925, 1927
District: 23
Chamber: House 1917
Notes:
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Name: LaVerne H. Spears
Born: September 20, 1906 in Wamego, Kansas.
Died: December 15, 1991 in Rossville, Kansas.
Occupation: Insurance general agent, Businessman, Agriculturist
County: Shawnee
Town: Rossville
Party: Republican
District: 34
Chamber: House 1954, 1966, SS1966
District: 49
Chamber: House 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972
District: 51
Chamber: House 1973, 1974
Notes: Married December 3, 1927 to Edna Iona Vilven.
Source material:

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



Name: A. G. Speer
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 5
Chamber: Senate 1869, 1870
Notes:
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Name: John Speer
Born: December 27, 1817 in Kittanning, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania.
Died: December 15, 1906 in Denver, Colorado.
Occupation: Printer
County: Douglas
Town: Lawrence
Party: Radical Republican; Republican
District: 9
Chamber: Senate 1865
District: 18
Chamber: House 1883, SS1884
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1854. His brother, Joseph L. Speer, also served in the Kansas Legislature. Elected Kansas State Printer. He lost two sons in Quantrill's Raid on Lawrence, Kansas, August 21, 1863. Married Elizabeth Duplessis McMahon.
Source material:

1)---"Biographies of Members of the Free-State Legislature of 1857-'58." found in: Transactions of the Kansas State Historical Society, 1907-1908. Topeka, Kan. : Kansas State Historical Society, 1908.



Name: Joseph L. Speer
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Jefferson
Town: Newman
Party:
District: 21
Chamber: House 1871
Notes:
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Name: Leland Speer, M.D.
Born: 1912 in Osawatomie, Kansas
Died: December 1, 1994
Occupation: Physician
County: Wyandotte
Town: Kansas City
Party: Republican
District: 33
Chamber: House 1971, 1972
District: 37
Chamber: House 1973, 1974
Notes: Wifes name is Frances
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Name: Samuel Speer
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Brown
Town: Hiawatha
Party: Republican
District: 5
Chamber: Senate 1865, 1866
Notes:
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Name: William S. Speer
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Johnson
Town: Olathe
Party: Republican
District: 12
Chamber: House 1903
Notes:
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Name: Wm. Speck
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Garfield
Town: Ravanna
Party:
District:
Chamber: House 1889, 1891
Notes: Seated as a delegate on January 15, 1891.
Source material:



Name: C. W. Spencer
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 26
Chamber: Senate 1925, 1927
Notes:
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Name: James M. Spencer
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Shawnee
Town: Topeka
Party: Radical Republican
District: 41
Chamber: House 1867
Notes:
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Name: Joab Spencer
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Morris
Town: Council Grove
Party: Democrat
District: 69
Chamber: House 1865
Notes:
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Name: O. H. Spencer
Born: March 27, 1836, in Venice, Erie County, New York.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Educator
County: McPherson
Town:
Party: Republican
District: 80
Chamber: House 1889
Notes: Civil War veteran: Company E, 73rd Indiana Infantry, as well as 6th Army Corps. Came to Kansas in 1878. Married first in 1856 to Edith Tree. She died in 1866. Married second in 1871 to Emma L. Gearhart.
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: Ward J. Spencer
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Stafford
Town: St. John
Party: Republican
District: 77
Chamber: House 1923, SS1923
Notes:
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Name: P. Everett Sperry
Born: March 29, 1891, in Trenton, Missouri.
Died: May, 1978
Occupation: Farmer, Educator
County: Douglas
Town: Lawrence
Party: Republican
District: 11
Chamber: House 1955, 1956
Notes:
Source material:

1)---Information supplied by Bill Iselin.

2)--- His autobiography: From Sod to Sodom / by P. Everett Sperry (Lawrence, Kan.? : published by author, 1969?) 3)--- Social Security Death Index.



Name: William R. Spicknall
Born: about 1849 in Yorkville, Dearborn County, Indiana.
Died:
Occupation: Contractor
County: Sumner
Town: Wellington
Party: Republican
District: 70
Chamber: House 1895
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1883. Served in the Nebraska State Legislature in 1877 before coming to Kansas.
Source material:

1)---Handbook of the Kansas Legislature, 1895. Topeka, Kan. : Geo. Crane & Co., 1894.



Name: J. P. Spiers
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Washington
Town: Washington
Party:
District: 77
Chamber: House 1885, 1886
Notes:
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