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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: Albert Yale
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Gove
Town: Grinnell
Party: Republican
District: 104
Chamber: House 1925
Notes:
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Name: Andrew E. Yale
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Gove
Town: Grinnell
Party: Republican
District: 104
Chamber: House 1937, SS1938, 1939
Notes:
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Name: H. M. Yates
Born: March 31, 1859
Died: December 19, 1950
Occupation:
County:
Town: Amy
Party:
District: 114
Chamber: House 1911
Notes:
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Name: Fred C. Yearick
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Sherman
Town: La Blanche
Party: Populist
District:
Chamber: House 1891
District: 109
Chamber: House 1893
Notes: Seated as a delegate on January 15, 1891.
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Name: Culver D. Yetter
Born: August 20, 1873 in Illinois.
Died: January 8, 1949
Occupation: Farmer, Insuranceman
County: Trego
Town: Ogallah
Party: Republican
District: 99
Chamber: House 1943, 1945
Notes:
Source material:

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



Name: I. R. Yingling
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Stanton
Town: Johnson
Party: Republican
District: 119
Chamber: House 1923, 1925, 1927
Notes:
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Name: Kevin W. Yoder
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Attorney
County: Johnson
Town: Overland Park
Party: Republican
District: 20
Chamber: House 2003, 2004, 2005, SS2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
Notes: Married to Brooke.
Source material:

1)---Information provided courtesy of Representative Yoder.



Name: Donna "Dee" Yoh
Born: June 22, 1959 in Kansas City, Kansas
Died: August 9, 2011 in Hutchinson, Kansas
Occupation: Student
County: Crawford
Town: Pittsburg
Party: Republican
District: 2
Chamber: House 1995, 1996
Notes: Married to Pat O'Hanlon. At the time of her passing she was a Professional Speaker and Life Coach.
Source material:

1)---Information provided by son Ryan Yoh.



Name: James L. Yonally
Born: September 11, 1936 Miltonvale, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Educator/public schools, Consultant
County: Johnson
Town: Overland Park
Party: Republican
District: 29
Chamber: House 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976
District: 16
Chamber: House 2003, 2004, 2005, SS2005, 2006
Notes: Married Nancy Shirk December 22, 1962.
Source material:

1)---Information provided courtesy of Representative Yonally.



Name: A. M. York
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Montgomery
Town: Independence
Party:
District: 23
Chamber: Senate 1873, 1874, SS1874
Notes:
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Name: E. D. York
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Rawlings
Town: Atwood
Party: Republican
District: 124
Chamber: House 1887, 1891
Notes:
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Name: Eric R. Yost
Born: September 4, 1955
Died:
Occupation: Real estate, Attorney (1988)
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Republican
District: 86
Chamber: House 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982
District: 30
Chamber: Senate 1985, 1986, 1987, SS1987, 1988, 1989, SS1989, 1990,
1991, 1992
Notes: Married to the former Teresa Jo Penner, two children, Jordan and Alissa. Served as Senate Vice-President from 1989-1992. Ran unsuccessfully for the U.S. Congress (4th District) in 1992. Has served as District Judge since 1997.
Source material:

1)---Information provided courtesy of Judge Yost.



Name: Henry W. Young
Born: 1848 in Northville, Suffolk County, New York.
Died:
Occupation: Newspaper publisher
County: Montgomery
Town: Independence
Party: Populist
District: 12
Chamber: Senate 1897, 1898, 1899
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1881 from Illinois. An ardent advocate of socialism. Married.
Source material:

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



Name: I. D. Young
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Mitchell
Town: Beloit
Party: Republican
District: 29
Chamber: Senate 1885, 1886, 1887
District: 33
Chamber: Senate 1905, 1907, 1908
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Name: J. N. Young
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Howard
Town: Pawpaw
Party: Republican
District: 66
Chamber: House 1874, SS1874
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Name: Joseph W. Young
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Morton
Town: Richfield
Party:
District:
Chamber: House 1891
Notes: Seated as a delegate on January 15, 1891.
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Name: P. C. Young
Born: May 2, 1852 in New York
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Wilson
Town: Fredonia
Party: Republican
District: 32
Chamber: House 1905
Notes:
Source material:

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



Name: W. H. Young
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Ford
Town: Spearville
Party:
District: 114
Chamber: House 1887
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Name: W. H. Young
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Wyandotte
Town: Pomeroy
Party:
District: 11
Chamber: House 1889
Notes:
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Name: Warren V. Young
Born: April 10, 1879 in Iowa County, Iowa.
Died:
Occupation: Abstractor, Realtor, Insuror
County: Lane
Town: Dighton
Party: Democrat
District: 114
Chamber: House 1925, 1927, 1929, SS1930, 1931
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1905.
Source material:

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



Name: Josephine Collins Younkin
Born: July 27, 1903 in Junction City, Kansas.
Died: March 15, 1995
Occupation: Housewife, Bookeeper, Office clerk
County: Geary
Town: Junction City
Party: Democrat
District: 56
Chamber: House 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972
District: 64
Chamber: House 1973, 1974
Notes: Married Francis Earl Younkin November 24, 1923.
Source material:

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



Name: D. M. Younkman
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Nemaha
Town: Goffs
Party:
District: 45
Chamber: House 1889
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Name: Oscar M. Yount
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Cherokee
Town: Galena
Party: Republican
District: 23
Chamber: House 1919, SS1919, SS1920
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Name: Clarence E. Youse
Born: March 19, 1894 in Baxter Springs, Kansas.
Died: May 31, 1972
Occupation: Lead and zinc mining executive
County: Cherokee
Town: Baxter Springs
Party: Republican
District: 23
Chamber: House 1939, 1941, 1943, 1945, 1947
District: 10
Chamber: Senate 1949, 1951
Notes:
Source material:

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



Name: George Yoxall
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Rooks
Town: Stockton
Party: Republican
District: 93
Chamber: House 1909
District: 88
Chamber: House 1911
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Name: Robert O. Yunghans
Born: November 29, 1919 in Kansas City, Kansas.
Died: March 26, 1995
Occupation: Insuranceman
County: Nemaha
Town: Seneca
Party: Democrat
District: 37
Chamber: House 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, SS1964, 1965, 1966, SS1966
Notes: Married Kathryn M. O'Toole December 31, 1949.
Source material:

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



Name: E. P. Yust
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer (Retired)
County: Reno
Town: Hutchinson
Party: Republican
District: 75
Chamber: House 1945
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Name: John Yust
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Reno
Town: Sylvia
Party: Republican
District: 76
Chamber: House 1921, 1923, 1925
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Name: R. C. (Ray) Zajic
Born:
Died: February 14, 1981
Occupation: Securities agent, Businessman
County: Cloud
Town: Glasco
Party: Republican
District: 97
Chamber: House 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972
District: 108
Chamber: House 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976
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Name: Carl E. Ziegler
Born: August 15, 1894 in Independence, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Montgomery
Town: Coffeyville
Party: Republican
District: 26
Chamber: House 1929, SS1930, 1931, 1933, SS1933, SS1934
Notes: March 27, 1920 married Virginia Lee Dumm.
Source material:

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



Name: J. B. Ziegler
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Montgomery
Town: Independence
Party: Republican
District: 31
Chamber: House 1887, 1889
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Name: S. S. Zeigler
Born: February 28, 1909 in Codell, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Rooks
Town: Palco
Party: Democrat
District: 88
Chamber: House 1961, 1962
Notes:
Source material:

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



Name: Henry T. Zimmer
Born: 1862 in St. Joseph, Missouri.
Died:
Occupation: Market gardening
County: Wyandotte
Town: Kansas City
Party: Democrat
District: 4
Chamber: Senate 1897, 1898, 1899
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1886.
Source material:

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



Name: Donald Wayne Zimmerman
Born: April 6, 1931 in Olathe, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Insuranceman, Banker
County: Johnson
Town: Olathe
Party: Republican
District: 14
Chamber: House 1965, 1966, SS1966
District: 16
Chamber: House 1967, 1968
District: 10
Chamber: Senate 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976
Notes: Married Dorothy L. Nevius July 4, 1954.
Source material:

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



Name: John R. Zimmerman
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman, (Retired 1955)
County: Greenwood
Town: Climax; Eureka 1955
Party: Democrat
District: 47
Chamber: House 1935, SS1936, 1955, 1956
Notes:
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Name: N. Zimmerman
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Johnson
Town: Olathe
Party:
District: 12
Chamber: House 1893, 1895
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Name: Ross W. Zimmerman
Born: April 30, 1922 in Abbyville, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Reno
Town: Abbyville
Party: Republican
District: 76
Chamber: House 1959, 1960
District: 75
Chamber: House 1961, 1962
Notes:
Source material:

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



Name: George W. Zinn
Born: December 21, 1809 in Indiana.
Died: August 12, 1880 near Lecompton, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer
County: Douglas
Town: Lecompton
Party: Republican
District: 39
Chamber: House 1868
Notes: Married 1st in 1832 to Martha Cunningham who died shortly afterwards. Married 2nd in 1836 to Eliza Weidick. She died February 25, 1875. Married 3rd July 25, 1877 to Mrs. Laura Pate. Mexican-American War veteran. Came to Kansas in 1854.
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: P. H. Zuercher
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Banker, Farmer
County: Stafford
Town: Macksville
Party: Republican
District: 77
Chamber: House 1951
Notes:
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Name: Fred Zutavern
Born: February 17, 1831 in Gruenstadt, Germany.
Died: February 28, 1926 in Great Bend, Kansas.
Occupation: Owner/operator of Hardware and Implement Company in Lakin
County: Barton
Town: Great Bend
Party: First Republican changed to Democrat
District: 78
Chamber: House 1913, 1915
Notes: Married Nora Estelle Brinkman in 1883 in Great Bend. He was a member of the Republican party, then switched to the Democrats because he disagreed with prohibition.
Source material:

1)---Information provided by Mr. Zutavern's paternal grandson, John Zutavern.


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