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


Name: D. W. Spiker
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Party:
District: 45
Chamber: House 1913
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Name: Alexander Carraway Spilman
Born: October 5, 1837 in Yazoo City, Mississippi
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Saline
Town: Salina
Party: Republican
District: 74
Chamber: House 1867
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1857. Married Mary A. Kennison in 1866, she died in 1871. He married again in 1877 (or 1879 according to another source) to Harriet Stevens.
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/mcpherson.

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



Name: R. B. Spilman
Born:
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Occupation:
County: Riley
Town: Manhattan
Party:
District: 76
Chamber: House 1879, 1927
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Name: Robt. B. Spilman
Born: September 7, 1875
Died: July 21, 1927
Occupation: Insurance man
County: Riley
Town: Manhattan
Party: Republican
District: 42
Chamber: House 1925
Notes: Married Willa Wood October 14, 1903.
Source material:

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



Name: Frank W. Sponable
Born: about 1871 in Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Banker
County: Johnson
Town: Gardner
Party: Republican
District: 6
Chamber: Senate 1901
Notes:
Source material:

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



Name: John Warren Sponable
Born: November 2, 1832, in Oppenheim, New York.
Died: November 15, 1899, in Paola, Kansas.
Occupation: Banker
County:
Town:
Party: Republican
District: 34
Chamber: House 1867
Notes: He donated the building site for the Paola Public Library.
Source material:

1)---Illustriana Kansas (Hebron, Neb., Illustriana Inc., 1933), page 775 (biography of his daughter, Carrie Estelle McLaughlin)



Name: Oscar Donald "Don" Spotts
Born: May 22, 1907 in South Haven, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Lumberman (Retired)
County: Clark
Town: Ashland
Party: Republican
District: 120
Chamber: House 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972
District: 115
Chamber: House 1973, 1974
Notes: Married August 7, 1927 to Carol J. Broadie.
Source material:

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



Name: Albert J. Sprague
Born: about 1857 near Clarington, Monroe County, Ohio.
Died:
Occupation: Teacher, Farmer
County: Gove
Town: Grinnell
Party:
District: 105
Chamber: House 1895
Notes:
Source material:

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



Name: Dale M. Sprague
Born: September 5, 1945
Died:
Occupation: Attorney
County: McPherson
Town: McPherson
Party: Republican
District: 73
Chamber: House 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, SS1987, 1988, 1989, SS1989, 1990, 1991, 1992
Notes: Appointed in April, 1983, to replace Reba L. Cob, deceased.
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Name: Harry A. Sprague
Born: October 11, 1906 in Hiawatha, Kansas
Died: November 20, 1989 in McPherson, Kansas
Occupation: Petroleum production, Farmer
County: McPherson
Town: McPherson
Party: Republican
District: 91
Chamber: House 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972
District: 74
Chamber: House 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976
Notes: Married to Viola Bell October 24, 1931 in Lincoln.
Source material:

1)---Obit from Topeka Capital Journal 11/21/1989


Name: William Spriggs
Born: October 11, 1825 in Floyd County, Kentucky.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Anderson
Town: Garnett
Party: Republican
District: 10
Chamber: Senate 1861, 1862
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1857. Married Margert Ray, August 2, 1847. Member of the 1859 Kansas Territorial Legislature. Elected Kansas State Treasurer in 1862 and 1864.
Source material:

1)---"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: Byron E. Springer
Born:
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County: Douglas
Town: Lawrence
Party: Democrat
District: 14
Chamber: House 1962
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Name: N. L. Springer
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District: 1
Chamber: House 1874, SS1874
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Name: G. W. Spurgeon
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District: 16
Chamber: Senate 1878
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Name: G. W. Spurgeon
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District: 16
Chamber: Senate 1897
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Name: Charles W. Spurlock
Born: Platte City, Mo.
Died:
Occupation:
County: Geary
Town:
Party: Republican
District: 47
Chamber: House 1899, 1901
Notes:
Source material:

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



Name: W. B. Spurlock
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District: 17
Chamber: House 1875
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Name: H. C. Squires
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District: 23
Chamber: House 1875
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Name: Fred Staadt
Born:
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Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Anderson
Town: Garnett
Party: Republican
District: 16
Chamber: House 1949
Notes: Appointed to vacancy in 1949 to replace George D. Thornburg, deceased.
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Name: J. F. Staadt
Born:
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Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Franklin
Town: Ottawa
Party: Republican
District: 13
Chamber: House 1931, 1933, SS1933, SS1934
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Name: George W. Stabler
Born:
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Occupation: Stockraiser
County: Atchison
Town: Huron
Party: Republican
District: 10
Chamber: House 1866
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Name: Robert Fry Stadler
Born: July 29, 1920 in Iola, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Allen
Town: Iola
Party: Republican
District: 10
Chamber: House 1967, 1968
Notes: Single.
Source material:

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



Name: E. Stafford
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Physician
County: Leavenworth
Town: Springdale
Party: Republican
District: 28
Chamber: House 1865
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Name: Francis Marion Stahl
Born: May 23 1841 in New Harrison, Ohio.
Died:
Occupation:
County: Shawnee
Town: Auburn
Party: Republican
District: 42
Chamber: House 1891
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1859. Married Jennie Isabel Dickson in 1869.
Source material:

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



Name: John Stall
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District: 46
Chamber: House 1876
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Name: John Stall
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District: 51
Chamber: House 1877
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Name: Forrest A. Stamper
Born: August 15, 1903 in Plainville, Kansas.
Died: October 30, 1992
Occupation: Farmer
County: Rooks
Town: Plainville
Party: Democrat
District: 88
Chamber: House 1939, 1941, 1943, 1945, 1947
District: 38
Chamber: Senate 1949, 1951
Notes: Married in 1941.
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Name: Sabrina Standifer
Born: October 23, 1962
Died:
Occupation: Computer consultant
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Democrat
District: 103
Chamber: House 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996
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Name: Arthur J. Stanley
Born: April 27, 1874
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Wyandotte
Town: Kansas City
Party: Republican
District: 8
Chamber: House 1921
Notes: Married Bessie Anderson April 26, 1900.
Source material:

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



Name: A. J. Stanley
Born:
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County: Lincoln
Town: Colbert
Party:
District: 86
Chamber: House 1899
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Name: Arthur J. Stanley, Jr.
Born:
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Occupation: Lawyer
County: Marion
Town: Bethel
Party: Republican
District: 4
Chamber: Senate 1941
Notes: Resigned to enter war service; replaced in 1943 by A. J. Herrod.
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Name: R. L. Stanley
Born:
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Occupation: Farmer
County: Sherman
Town: Edson
Party: Republican
District: 108
Chamber: House 1941
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Name: William Eugene Stanley
Born: December 28,1844, in Danville, Knox County, Ohio.
Died: October 13, 1910 in Wichita, Kansas.
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Republican
District: 92
Chamber: House 1881
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1870. Married Emma L. Hillis on May 30,1876. Governor of Kansas, 1899-1903.
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/sedgwick.



Name: William W. Stanley
Born:
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County: Ellsworth
Town:
Party: Alliance
District: 97
Chamber: House 1891
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Name: C. A. Stannard
Born: September 20, 1866 in Warren County, Pennsylvania.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Lyon
Town: Emporia
Party: Republican
District: 50
Chamber: House 1905, 1907, 1908
Notes: Married November 12, 1889 to Clara H. Jory. Married January 24, 1925 to Mabel Hainer.
Source material:

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



Name: C. A. Stannard
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District: 24
Chamber: Senate 1909, 1911
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Name: Frank Haskins Stannard
Born: December 25, 1857 in Bureau County, Illinois
Died: March 30, 1922 in Ottawa, Kansas
Occupation: Nurseryman
County: Franklin
Town: Ottawa
Party:
District: 15
Chamber: House 1907, 1908, 1909
Notes: In 1882 married Luceba F. Stannard.
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Name: Geo. W. Stansfield
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District: 34
Chamber: House 1925
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Name: James Reilley Stapleton
Born: September 20, 1858 in Wellsville, Ohio.
Died: February 5, 1930
Occupation: Farmer (Retired), Stockman
County: Bourbon
Town: Fulton
Party: Republican
District: 19
Chamber: House 1921, 1925, 1927, 1929
Notes: Came to Kansas in approximately 1862. Married Rose Reynolds April 22, 1885.
Source material:

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



Name: Cecil D. Stargel
Born: May 26, 1904
Died:
Occupation: Gauger for oil company
County: Stafford
Town: Stafford
Party: Democrat
District: 77
Chamber: House 1959, 1960
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Name: Andrew Stark
Born:
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Occupation: Farmer
County: Linn
Town: Moneka
Party: Republican
District: 9
Chamber: House 1861
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Name: Robert M. Stark
Born: November 25, 1909 in Topeka, Kansas
Died: July 18, 1997 in Salina, Kansas
Occupation: Businessman
County: Saline
Town: Salina
Party: Republican
District: 93
Chamber: House 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972
District: 68
Chamber: House 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976
Notes: Wifes name is Alice
Source material:

1)--- Obit from Topeka Capital Journal 7/21/1997



Name: Victor G. Stark
Born: June 7, 1919 in Coldwater, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Comanche
Town: Coldwater
Party: Democrat
District: 94
Chamber: House 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, SS1964, 1965, 1966, SS1966
Notes: Flight instructor in War Training Service during WWII.
Source material:

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



Name: Charles Starns
Born:
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Occupation: Farmer
County: Leavenworth
Town: Leavenworth
Party: Democrat
District: 7
Chamber: House 1861, 1862
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Name: J. C. Starr
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District: 117
Chamber: House 1899, 1903
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Name: Ellis Starrett
Born:
Died: December 4, 1982
Occupation: Farmer
County: Norton
Town: Norton
Party: Republican
District: 101
Chamber: House 1949, 1951, 1953
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Name: C. F. Stauber
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District: 45
Chamber: House 1875
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Name: E. E. Stauffer
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District: 12
Chamber: House 1915
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Name: W. A. Stauffer
Born:
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Occupation: Farmer
County: Douglas
Town: Marion
Party: Democrat
District: 23
Chamber: Senate 1933, SS1933, SS1934, 1935, SS1936
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Name: J. H. Stavely
Born:
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Occupation: Lawyer
County: Osage
Town: Lyndon
Party: Republican
District: 35
Chamber: House 1901, 1903
District: 16
Chamber: Senate 1909, 1911, 1913, 1915
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Name: E. N. Stearns
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County: Saline
Town: Brookville
Party:
District: 84
Chamber: House 1883
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Name: Albert Steckel
Born: October 11, 1868 in St. Charles, Minn.
Died:
Occupation: Grain Dealer
County: Barton
Town: Ellinwood
Party: Republican
District: 83
Chamber: House 1905
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1873
Source material:

1)---1905 Kansas Legislative Directory. (Topeka, Kan. : Crane & Co., 1905.)



Name: Chauncey L. Steele
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County: Douglas
Town: Willow Springs
Party: Republican
District: 8
Chamber: House 1862, 1863
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Name: Count Sobieski Steele
Born:
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County: Bourbon
Town: UnionTown
Party:
District: 52
Chamber: House 1871
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Name: D. S. Steele
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District: 76
Chamber: House 1891
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Name: J. M. Steele
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County: Sedgwick
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Chamber: House 1871
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Name: L. E. Steele
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District: 81
Chamber: House 1889
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Name: Robert A. Steele
Born:
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Occupation:
County: Douglas
Town: Clinton
Party:
District: 26
Chamber: House 1881
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Name: W. W. Steeples
Born:
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Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Rooks
Town: Palco
Party: Republican
District: 88
Chamber: House 1963, 1964, SS1964
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Name: Don Steffes
Born: January 13, 1930
Died:
Occupation: Industrial Development Director, Banker (Retired)
County: McPherson
Town: McPherson
Party: Republican
District: 35
Chamber: Senate 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998
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Name: Gene Steffes
Born:
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Occupation: Meat
County: Lyon
Town: Olpe
Party: Republican
District: 59
Chamber: House 1971, 1972
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Name: Edward F. Steichen, MD
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Physician and Surgeon
County: Norton
Town: Lenora
Party: Democrat
District: 114
Chamber: House 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972
District: 119
Chamber: House 1973, 1974
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Name: Chris Steineger
Born:
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Occupation: Investing and Consulting
County: Wyandotte
Town: Kansas City
Party: Democrat
District: 6
Chamber: Senate 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, SS2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Notes: Married to Shari Wilson.
Source material:

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



Name: John Francis "Jack" Steineger, Jr.
Born: September 13, 1924 in Kansas City, Kansas.
Died: May 1, 2012
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Wyandotte
Town: Kansas City
Party: Democrat
District: 12
Chamber: Senate 1965, 1966, SS1966, 1967, 1968
District: 4, Pos. 2
Chamber: Senate 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972
District: 6
Chamber: Senate 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, SS1987, 1988, 1989, SS1989, 1990, 1991, 1992
Notes: Married December 1, 1949 to Margaret Leisy.
Source material:

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



Name: Harry Stephens
Born:
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Occupation: University administrator
County: Lyon
Town: Emporia
Party: Democrat
District: 17
Chamber: Senate 1999, 2000
Notes: Succeeds Jerry Karr who resigned January 10, 1999.
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Name: Paul W. Stephens
Born:
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Occupation: Lawyer, Farmer
County: Wilson
Town: Neodesha
Party: Republican
District: 29
Chamber: House 1949, 1951
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Name: Stevi Stephens
Born: March 27, 1950
Died:
Occupation: Environmentalist, Public Interest Advocate
County: Leavenworth
Town: Tonganoxie
Party: Democrat
District: 42
Chamber: House 1991, 1992
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Name: Solomon Stephens
Born: March 6, 1840 in Campbell County, Tennessee.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stock raiser
County:
Town:
Party: Republican
District: 29
Chamber: Senate 1875
Notes:
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/mcpherson.



Name: W. C. Stephenson
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District: 38
Chamber: House 1899
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Name: Edd L. Sterling
Born: November 7, 1892 in Hardtner, Kansas.
Died: March 10, 1972
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Barber
Town: Hardtner
Party: Democrat
District: 73
Chamber: House 1949
Notes: Married Helena Bartz October 31, 1915.
Source material:

1)---"House Resolution 6067," Journal of the House of Representatives, Kansas Legislature, 1983.



Name: Thomas J. Sternberg
Born:
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County: Douglas
Town:
Party:
District: 35
Chamber: House 1864
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Name: William E. Sterne
Born: about 1859 in Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland.
Died:
Occupation: Electric railway & light business
County: Shawnee
Town: Topeka
Party: Republican
District: 17
Chamber: Senate 1893, 1895, 1897, 1899
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1880 from Iowa. Sterne also served as Assistant State Librarian of Kansas, Deputy Clerk of the Kansas Supreme Court and Clerk of the District and Circuit Courts of Shawnee county.
Source material:

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

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



Name: James D. Stevens
Born: 1852 in Melmore, Seneca County, Ohio.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Anderson
Town: Central City
Party: Populist
District: 18
Chamber: House 1897, 1898
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1877. Married and the father of two children.
Source material:

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



Name: J. P. Stevens
Born:
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District: 16
Chamber: House 1891
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