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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: Charles D. Stough
Born: December 6, 1914, in Mound Valley, Kansas.
Died: December 8, 1995.
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Douglas
Town: Lawrence
Party: Republican
District: 11
Chamber: House 1947, 1949, 1951, 1953
Notes: Served as Majority floor leader during the 1951 legislative session. Veteran.
Source material:

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

2)---U.S. Social Security death index.



Name: Japtha Elmore Stout
Born: March 13, 1861 in Emporia, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Chase
Town: Cottonwood Falls
Party: Republican
District: 54
Chamber: House 1923
Notes: December 8, 1897 married Carrie Emma Hansen.
Source material:

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


 

Name: John S. Stout
Born: January 27, 1852 in Fremont County, Iowa
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Stevens
Town: Hugoton
Party: Democrat
District: 125
Chamber: House 1905, 1909
District: 124
Chamber: House 1915, 1917
Notes: Married Martha J. Ridlon on March 22, 1876 she passed away. Then married Clara E. Hargrove on March 18, 1911.
Source material:

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



Name: Xerxes K. Stout
Born: December 10, 1824, near Big Springs, Hardin county, Kentucky
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer/Farmer
County: Doniphan
Town: Troy
Party: "R & L"
District: 2
Chamber: House 1874, SS1874
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1854. Married in 1850 to Martha J. Cobb
Source material:

1)---1870 U.S. Census, Kansas, Doniphan County, Center Township

2)---Genealogical and Biographical Record of North-Eastern Kansas, 1900



Name: Elias Sleeper Stover
Born: November 22, 1836, in Rockland, Maine
Died: February 3, 1927, in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Occupation: Mechanic
County: Davis
Town: Junction City
Party: Republican
District: 71
Chamber: House 1867
County: Morris
Town: Council Grove
Party: Republican
District: 15
Chamber: Senate 1871, 1872
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1858. Married 1st November 6, 1874, to Susan Gage. Married 2nd in 1920 to Margaret Zearing. Served as Lieutenant Governor of Kansas, 1873-1875. Moved to New Mexico in 1876. Territorial legislator in New Mexico, 1891. First President of the University of New Mexico, 1891-1897
Source material:

1)---U.S. Census, Kansas, Davis County, Junction City

2)---Kansas Lieutenant Governors web page (Kansas State Historical Society) http://www.kshs.org/genealogists/individuals/officials/ltgovernors.htm

3)---University of New Mexico University Archives web site



Name: John Sechler Stover
Born: September 29, 1870, in Boalsburg, Center County, Pennsylvania
Died: 1942
Occupation: Banker
County: Lincoln
Town: Lincoln
Party: Democrat
District: 82
Chamber: House 1919, SS1919, SS1920
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1878 with his family. Married in 1900 to Ada Whitaker
Source material:

1)---Standard History of Kansas and Kansans, 1918 (http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/archives/1918ks/bios/stoverjs.html)



Name: L. T. Stowell
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Cherokee
Town: Baxter Springs
Party: Reform
District: 42
Chamber: House 1874, SS1874
Notes:
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Name: Ernest Wesley Strahan
Born: March 1, 1901 in Williamsburg, Kansas.
Died: 1971
Occupation: Ice cream manufacturer
County: Saline
Town: Salina
Party: Republican
District: 29
Chamber: Senate 1957, 1958, SS1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963,
1964, SS1964
District: 30
Chamber: Senate 1965, 1966, SS1966, 1967, 1968
District: 17
Chamber: Senate 1969, 1970, 1971
Notes: Married February 17, 1938 to Helen Dillingham. Replaced by John M. Simpson.
Source material:

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



Name: Nina Jean Strahm
Born: September 19, 1934
Died:
Occupation: Technical writer, Engineer
County: Nemaha
Town: Sabetha
Party: Republican
District: 49
Chamber: House 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982
Notes:
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Name: Frank Strain
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Phillips
Town: Phillipsburg
Party: Republican
District: 87
Chamber: House 1913
Notes:
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Name: Oscar Strait
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Bourbon
Town: Hepler
Party: Republican
District: 36
Chamber: House 1881
Notes:
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Name: Bill D. Strange
Born: September 20, 1928 in Shaw, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Law Student
County: Neosho
Town: Shaw
Party: Republican
District: 28
Chamber: House 1951, 1953
Notes:
Source material:

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



Name: Edward D. Stratford
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Butler
Town: El Dorado
Party: Republican
District: 63
Chamber: House 1887
Notes:
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Name: C. H. Stratton
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lumberman
County: Johnson
Town: Lexington; DeSoto 1865
Party: Republican
District: 32
Chamber: House 1863, 1864, 1865
Notes:
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Name: E. W. Stratton
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Doniphan
Town: Wayne Township
Party:
District: 5
Chamber: House 1866
Notes: Lost seat by contest to F. E. Mix, January 18, 1866.
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Name: S. L. Stratton
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Clay
Town: Republican City
Party:
District: 80
Chamber: House 1873
Notes:
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Name: W. D. Street
Born: 1851 near Zanesville, Ohio.
Died:
Occupation: Newspaper editor, Farmer
County: Decatur
Town: Oberlin
Party: Populist
District: 124
Chamber: House 1883
District: 120
Chamber: House 1889
District: 103
Chamber: House 1895, 1897, 1898
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1861. Veteran (Indian wars): Company I, 19th Kansas Volunteers; also in Company D, 2nd Battalion, K.S.M. Also served as a regent of the State Agricultural College (now Kansas State University). Married and the father of five children.
Source material:

1)---Handbook of the Kansas Legislature, 1897. Topeka, Kan. : Geo Crane & Co., 1896.



Name: John Strick, Jr.
Born: May 23, 1921
Died: September 30, 2009 in Kansas City, Ks.
Occupation: Owner, Wyandotte Paper Co.
County: Wyandotte
Town: Kansas City
Party: Democrat
District: 4
Chamber: Senate 1985, 1986, 1987, SS1987, 1988, 1989, SS1989, 1990, 1991, 1992
Notes:
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Name: Glenn S. Strickler
Born: July 28, 1901 in Ramona, Kansas.
Died: March 13, 1979
Occupation: Merchant
County: Marion
Town: Ramona
Party: Republican
District: 55
Chamber: House 1945, 1947, 1949, 1951, 1953, 1955, 1956
Notes:
Source material:

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



Name: Samuel M. Strickler
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Merchant
County: Davis (became Geary)
Town: Junction City
Party: Republican
District: 20
Chamber: Senate 1863, 1864
District: 71
Chamber: House 1871, 1872
Notes:
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Name: Lud W. Strnad
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Implement dealer, Stockman
County: Republic
Town: Belleville
Party: Democrat
District: 60
Chamber: House 1941
Notes:
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Name: Vernon A. Stroberg
Born: April 18, 1914, in Hutchinson, Kansas.
Died: July 12, 1990
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Harvey
Town: Newton
Party: Republican
District: 28
Chamber: Senate 1953, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, SS1958, 1959, 1960
Notes: WWII Veteran: Navy.
Source material:

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



Name: Fred L. Strohwig
Born: May 5, 1884 in Marion, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Merchant, Farmer, Real Estate
County: Sheridan
Town: Selden
Party: Republican
District: 103
Chamber: House 1943, 1947
Notes: Because of an accident, did not serve in 1943.
Source material:

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



Name: Carl Johan Stromquist
Born: September 27, 1842, in Morlunda, Kalmar, Smaland, Sweden.
Died: March 17, 1917 in Fremont, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer, Rancher
County: McPherson
Town: Fremont
Party: Republican
District: 65
Chamber: House 1893, 1895
Notes: Postmaster of the Smokey Hill Post Office, Fremont, Kansas, from November 29, 1875 to April 11, 1877. In some legislative publications he is referred to as Charles J. Stromquist.
Source material:

1)---Stromquist Genealogical Society. Ken Stromquist: stromquist.genealogical.society@juno.com



Name: Louis L. Strong, Jr.
Born: December 6, 1887 in Doniphan County, Troy
Died:
Occupation: Horticulturist, Insuror
County: Doniphan
Town: Troy
Party: Republican
District: 1
Chamber: House 1931, 1933, SS1933, SS1934
Notes:
Source material:

1)---Who's Who in the Kansas Legislature 1931.



Name: Nelson Z. Strong
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Bourbon
Town: Fort Scott
Party: Abolitionist
District: 53
Chamber: House 1865
Notes:
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Name: Calvin Arthur Strowig
Born: December 31, 1923 near Paxico, Kansas.
Died: November 10, 1994
Occupation: Theater qwner/manager
County: Dickinson
Town: Abilene
Party: Republican
District: 54
Chamber: House 1963, 1964, SS1964
District: 52
Chamber: House 1965, 1966, SS1966
District: 94
Chamber: House 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972
Notes: Married Betty Isley August 1, 1948.
Source material:

1)---"House Resolution 6011," Journal of the House of Representatives, Kansas Legislature, 1995.



Name: William I. Stuart
Born: 1862 Ridgeway, Hardin County, Ohio.
Died:
Occupation: Attorney
County: Doniphan
Town: Troy
Party: Republican
District: 1
Chamber: House 1897, 1898
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1880.
Source material:

1)---Handbook of the Kansas Legislature, 1897. Topeka, Kan. : Geo Crane & Co., 1896.



Name: Walter Roscoe Stubbs
Born: November 7,1858 in Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana.
Died: March 25, 1929 in Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas
Occupation: Contractor
County: Douglas
Town: Lawrence
Party: Republican
District: 14
Chamber: House 1903, 1905, 1907, 1908
Notes: 1st Governor to receive nomination direct from the people at a state wide primary. Speaker of the House of Representatives 1905-1906. Married To Stella Hostettler in 1886
Source material:

1)---Kansas Cyclopedia, 1912, volume III, pt 1, pages 32-34.



Name: Ferfinand C. Stuewe
Born: March 19, 1896 in Alma, Kansas.
Died: March 19, 1987.
Occupation: Real estate broker
County: Wabaunsee
Town: Alma
Party: Republican
District: 58
Chamber: House 1965, 1966, SS1966
Notes: Married Clara B. Swan June 20, 1920.
Source material:

1)---"House Resolution 6096," Journal of the House of Representatives, Kansas Legislature, 1987.



Name: Ed H. Stullken
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Publisher
County: Kearny
Town: Lakin
Party: Republican
District: 116
Chamber: House 1935, SS1936
Notes:
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Name: T.(F.) S. Stumbaugh
Born: April 14,1817 near Shippensburg, Pennsylvania.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Rush
Town: Rush Centre
Party: Republican
District: 127
Chamber: House 1879
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1877. Located in Topeka in 1881. Married Sophia Cressler on September 16, 1841.
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: Cecil W. Sturgeon
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Grant
Town: Ulysses
Party: Democrat
District: 118
Chamber: House 1937, SS1938
Notes:
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Name: F. W. Sturges
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Coud
Town: Concordia
Party:
District: 82
Chamber: House 1883
Notes:
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Name: William C. Stutz
Born: July 4, 1895 Southwest of Lancaster, Kansas.
Died: July 11, 1975 in Atchison, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Atchison
Town: Effingham
Party: Democrat
District: 3
Chamber: House 1949, 1951, 1957, 1958, SS1958, 1959, 1960
District: 2
Chamber: House 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, SS1964, 1965, 1966, SS1966
District: 51
Chamber: House 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972
District: 47
Chamber: House 1973, 1974, 1975
Notes: Married Ella Mae Cormode November 8, 1928.
Source material:

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

2)---"House Resolution 6057," Journal of the House of Representatives, Kansas Legislature, 1976.


Name: Gene M. Sellentrop
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Sedgwich
Town: Wichita
Party: Republican
District: 105
Chamber:
District:
Notes: Sworn in on December 17, 2009 as the representative of House District 105, succeeding retired Rep. Jason Watkins, R-Wichita
Source material:

 



Name: John Sudweeks
Born: Dorchester, Middlesex County Canada
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Wabaunsee
Town: Eskridge
Party: Republican
District: 48
Chamber: House 1901
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1870
Source material:

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


Name: Eugene M. (Gene) Suellentrop
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Business Owner
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Republican
District: 105
Chamber: House 2010, 2011, 2012
District: 91
Chamber: House 2013
Notes: Was appointed December 14, 2009 to replace Jason P. Watkins who resigned. Married to Christine (Chris).
Source material:

1)---Kansas Legislative Handbook, 2010



Name: Kathryn Sughrue
Born: May 2, 1913
Died:
Occupation: Professional Speaker, Businesswoman, Farmer, Rancher
County: Ford
Town: Dodge City
Party: Democrat
District: 116
Chamber: House 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, SS1987, 1988, 1989, SS1989, 1990
Notes:
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Name: Dan C. Sullivan
Born: March 1, 1849 in Tralee, County Kerry, Ireland
Died: June 16, 1913
Occupation: Farmer
County: Grant
Town: New Ulysses
Party: Democrat
District: 118
Chamber: House 1917, 1919, SS1919, SS1920
Notes: Married Mary R. Sullivan on February 14, 1884
Source material:

1)--- A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans, by William C. Connelley (Chicago: Lewis Publishing Co. 1919).

 



Name: John E. Sullivan
Born: In Illinois in 1875
Died:
Occupation: Real Estate
County: Woodson
Town: Neosho Falls
Party: Republican
District: 30
Chamber: House 1945, 1947, 1949
Notes:
Source material:

1)---1945 Kansas Legislative Directory. (Topeka, Kan. : Kansas Business Magazine, 1945?.)



Name: John Lloyd Sullivan
Born: April 4, 1959 in Wichita, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Student
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wicita
Party: Republican
District: 90
Chamber: House 1979, 1980
Notes: Youngest person ever known to be elected to the Kansas Legislature, he was 19 when the 1979 session began.
Source material:

1)---Who's Who in American Politics, 1979-1980 (7th Edition) (New York : R.R. Bowker Co., 1979).



Name: Paul Sundgren
Born: January 14, 1909 in Fremont, Kansas.
Died: July 29, 1988
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Comanche; Stevens 1961 - 1964
Town: Coldwater; Hugoton 1961
Party: Republican
District: 94
Chamber: House 1939, 1941, 1943
District: 124
Chamber: House 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, SS1964
Notes:
Source material:

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



Name: James M. Sutcliffe
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Gove
Town: Buffalo Park
Party:
District: 105
Chamber: House 1898
Notes:
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Name: Daniel H. Sutherland
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Brown
Town: New Eureka
Party: Radical Republican
District: 12
Chamber: House 1865
Notes:
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Name: Henry Thomas Sutor
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Rooks
Town: Palco
Party: Republican
District: 88
Chamber: House 1913
Notes:
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Name: John F. Sutter
Born: July 16, 1915
Died:
Occupation: Electrician, Electrical contractor
County: Wyandotte
Town: Kansas City
Party: Democrat
District: 34
Chamber: House 1971, 1972
District: 38
Chamber: House 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, SS1987, 1988, 1989
Notes: Resigned in 1989.
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Name: A. J. Sutton
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Atchison
Town: Atchison
Party: Democrat
District: 6
Chamber: House 1875
Notes:
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Name: Bill Sutton
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Steelworker
County: Johnson
Town: Gardner
Party: Republican
District: 43
Chamber: House 2013
Notes: Married to Lana.
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Name: George W. Sutton
Born: August 5, 1842 in Ohio County, Indiana.
Died: May 17, 1917 in Cleveland, Pawnee County, Oklahoma
Occupation: Doctor
County: Lyon
Town: Hartford
Party: Republican
District: 83
Chamber: House 1880, 1881, 1882, 1883,1884
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1868. Married Katie King April 7, 1870.
Source material:

1)--- www.politicalgraveyard.com



Name: H. F. Sutton
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Stafford
Town: St. John
Party: Democrat
District: 35
Chamber: Senate 1913, 1915, 1917, 1919, SS1919, SS1920
Notes:
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Name: J. P. Sutton
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Anderson
Town: Garnett
Party: Greenback
District: 25
Chamber: House 1883
Notes:
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Name: Michael "Mike" Westernhouse Sutton
Born: January 16, 1848 in Orange County, New York.
Died: June 1918 in Dodge City, Kansas.
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Ford
Town: Dodge City
Party: Republican
District: 97
Chamber: House 1893
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1872. Married October 1, 1879 to Florence Estelle Clemons.
Source material:

1)---"Reflections on Mike Sutton," by Paul E. Wilson (Journal of the Kansas Bar Association, winter, 1976, issue).



Name: Milo W. Sutton
Born: December 24, 1928 in Hartford, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Newspaper
County: Lyon
Town: Emporia
Party: Democrat
District: 45
Chamber: House 1951, 1953, 1954, 1955
Notes:
Source material:

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



Name: William B. Sutton
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Russell
Town: Russell
Party: Republican
District: 82
Chamber: House 1895
Notes:
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Name: W. M. Sutton
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Ford
Town: Dodge City
Party: Republican
District: 114
Chamber: House 1889
Notes:
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Name: Don R. Svaty
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Ellsworth
Town: Ellsworth
Party: Democrat
District: 108
Chamber: House 2010
Notes: Spouse name is Niki. Appointed to Kansas House Representatives, August 5, 2009 to replace his son Joshua.
Source material:

1)---Kansas Legislative Handbook, 2010



Name: Joshua Svaty
Born: November 7, 1979 in Ellsworth, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Ellsworth
Town: Ellsworth
Party: Democrat
District: 108
Chamber: House 2003, 2004, 2005, SS2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
Notes: Spouse name is Kimberly
Source material:

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



Name: Forrest L. Swall
Born: November 19, 1931
Died:
Occupation: Education, Social work
County: Douglas
Town: Lawrence
Party: Democrat
District: 45
Chamber: House 1993, 1994
Notes:
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Name: Frank Swallow
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Jefferson
Town: Valley Falls
Party: Republican
District: 5
Chamber: House 1889
Notes:
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Name: William Brown Swan
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Shawnee
Town: Topeka
Party: Republican
District: 36
Chamber: House 1893
Notes:
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Name: Harold Swanberg
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Clay
Town: Clay Center
Party: Republican
District: 58
Chamber: House 1949
Notes:
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Name: C. Vernon (Vern) Swanson
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Retired
County: Butler
Town: Clay Center
Party: Republican
District: 64
Chamber: House 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Notes: Spouse name is Susie
Source material:

1)--- Kansas Legislative Handbook, 2007



Name: J. B. Swart
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Labette
Town: Cherryvale
Party: Republican
District: 44
Chamber: House 1881
Notes:
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Name: E. R. Swartz
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Stafford
Town: St. John
Party: Republican
District: 99
Chamber: House 1885, 1886
Notes:
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Name: E. E. Swearngin
Born: 1840 in Indiana.
Died:
Occupation:
County: Cloud
Town: Concordia
Party:
District: 32
Chamber: Senate 1889
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1869. Married Alice A. Udell February 4, 1864.
Source material:

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



Name: Fern Catherine Swearengen
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Business woman, Housewife
County: Graham
Town: Hill City
Party: Democrat
District: 100
Chamber: House 1959, 1960
Notes:
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Name: Michael Sweeney (Also spelled Sweeny)
Born: January 1861 in County Clare, Ireland
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Pawnee
Town: Pawnee Rock
Party: Democrat
District: 95
Chamber: House 1901
Notes: Spouse named Delia
Source material:

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

2)---Kansas Census 1900



Name: James F. Sweeny
Born: September 16, 1874 in Pawnee Rock, Kansas.
Died: November 3, 1945
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Pawnee
Town: Pawnee Rock
Party: Democrat
District: 91
Chamber: House 1935, SS1936, 1937, SS1938, 1939, 1941, 1943
Notes:
Source material:

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



Name: Michael Sweeny
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 96
Chamber: House 1907, 1908
Notes:
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Name: C. E. Sweet
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Jewell
Town: Mankato
Party: Democrat
District: 85
Chamber: House 1925
Notes:
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Name: J. B. Sweet
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 34
Chamber: House 1899
Notes:
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Name: J. B. Sweet
Born: In New York
Died:
Occupation:
County: Coffey
Town: Burlington
Party: Republican
District: 34
Chamber: House 1901
Notes: Came to Kansas in May, 1871
Source material:

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



Name: W. C. Sweezey
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Osage
Town: Olivet
Party: Republican
District: 45
Chamber: House 1883, 1885, 1886
Notes:
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Name: Dale A. Swenson
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Retired
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Republican, Democrat
District: 97
Chamber: House 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, SS2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
Notes: Married to Roberta Swenson. Changed parties on January 12, 2009.
Source material:

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



Name: Nels D. Swenson
Born: About 1868 in Swedens
Died:
Occupation: Judge
County: Geary
Town: Junction City
Party: Republican
District: 43
Chamber: House 1929, SS1930, 1931
Notes:
Source material:

1)---Who's Who in Kansas Legislature 1931



Name: Carl. Aaron Swensson
Born: 1857 in Sugar Grove, Pennsylvania.
Died: 1904
Occupation: Lutheran minister
County: McPherson
Town: Lindsborg
Party: Republican
District: 79
Chamber: House 1889
Notes: Married September 15, 1880, to Alma C. Lind. His father, Rev. Jonas Swensson, was one of the founders of the Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. He was nominated and elected to the Legislature while he was away from home! Two years later he was pressed to run for Congress but would not consent. He was the primary force behind the founding in 1881 and development of Bethany College, Lindsborg, Kansas, through its early years.
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: Frank B. Swift
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Printer
County: Douglas
Town: Lawrence
Party: Radical Republican
District: 35
Chamber: House 1865
Notes:
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Name: David Swinehart
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Teacher, Carpenter
County: Ford
Town: Dodge City
Party: Democrat
District: 100
Chamber: House 1899, 1901
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1887
Source material:

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



Name: B. C. Swisegooa (Also spelled B. C. Swisegood)
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Wallace
Town: Weskan
Party: Democrat
District: 110
Chamber: House 1923, 1925
Notes:
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Name: A. Swope
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Jewell
Town: Mankato
Party: Democrat
District: 90
Chamber: House 1907, 1908
Notes:
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Name: James F. Swoyer
Born: September 7, 1900 near Winchester
Died: May 1981
Occupation: Lawyer, Abstracter
County: Jefferson
Town: Oskaloosa
Party: Republican
District: 5
Chamber: Senate 1945, 1947
Notes:
Source material:

1)---1945 Kansas Legislative Directory published by Kansas Business Magazine

2)---Social Security Index



Name: John Asbury Symns
Born: July 15, 1869 in Doniphan County, Kansas.
Died: November 12, 1931
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman, Banker
County: Jackson
Town: Whiting
Party: Democrat
District: 2
Chamber: Senate 1925, 1927
Notes: April 19, 1905 married Nellie Mary Green.
Source material:

1)---Illustriana Kansas. (Illustriana Inc., Hebron, Nebraska, 1933.
2)---Information supplied by family member.


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