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William Rufus Jackson
Floyd Calvin Shoemaker
William G Cutler
Perry S Rader
Carrie Westlake Whitne...
'Bleeding Kansas' Recalled
April 1, 2004
To help people remember and learn about the era known as Bleeding Kansas," lawmakers in Washington have proposed creating a national heritage area involving two dozen Kansas counties." The legislation,...
. ..Presenting Jim Kem: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month
Portrait and biographical article about James Preston Kem, or James Kem, 56-year-old national senator from Missouri and a former "Kansas City lawyer with a comfortable home ina good residential district...
A Great Eulogy
Portrait and eulogy delivered in 1889 by John Ingalls (1833-1900), a former national senator from Kansas and Kansas state senator involved with the legal incorporation of the state, with the eulogy written...
A Senator of Two Republics: John James Ingalls
Photo and biographical article written by former Missouri senator George Vest (and former Kansas Citian) about John James Ingalls, or John Ingalls, senator of Kansas. Discussion of the two senators' relations...
About Town: Ex-Senator to Celebrate Birthday
Biographical description of Harry Darby, Jr., "retired U. S. senator and industrialist who built the Darby Corp[oration]." He was born in Kansas City, Kansas, in 1895 and celebrated his 90th birthday known...
Across Our Wide Missouri: A Vote of Principle; A Ruined Career
Photo and biographical article about John Henderson (1827-1913), the senator from Missouri casting one of the last votes in the national Senate keeping President Andrew Johnson but in the process ruining...
Article about the 1936 election for Missouri state senator, with Bennett Clark winning over Pendergast candidate Charles Howell despite being "robbed of 20,000 votes in Kansas City."
Albert H. Horton
Information on Judge Albert Horton (1837-1902), former chief justice of the Kansas State Supreme Court. He was born in New York and moved to Kansas in 1860 as a lawyer, becoming city attorney of Atchison,...
An Ike Visit Here: G. O. P. Nominee for President Will Be in Kansas City, Kansas, August 21
Notice about the 1952 visit to Kansas City, Kansas, by Dwight Eisenhower, "Republican nominee for President," in a conference planned "by Harry Darby, Republican national committeeman for Kansas, a former...
An Interview With Henry Ross
Interviewer: Horace M. Peterson III. Interview recorded May 26, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed...
Arthur J. Stanley, Jr., Longtime Judge, Dies
Photo and obituary for Arthur Stanley, Jr. (~1902-2001), "a retired U. S. district judge who was appointed to the federal bench by President Dwight D. Eisenhower." Description of his life and career as...
Battles and Biographies of Missourians or the Civil War Period of Our State
Photo and chapter of the book about Claiborne Jackson (1806-1862), a Missouri state senator, representative, and governor, born in Kentucky and coming to Old Franklin, Missouri, about 1825. Description...
Beating the Odds in Missouri: Stuart Symington's First Campaign For the Senate, 1952
Article details the Missouri U. S. senatorial campaign of 1952 when Democratic candidate Stuart Symington from St. Louis ran against the incumbant Republican James P. Kem from Kansas City. Symington had...
Bennet Champ Clark
April 18, 1905
Photo and one long paragraph of biography about Bennett Champ Clark, or Bennett Clark, federal senator from Missouri, born in Bowling Green, Missouri, in 1890 and becoming a federal representative and...
Bennett Champ Clark
Biographical sketch of Bennett Champ Clark, a federal senator from Missouri starting in 1933, lawyer in Saint Louis, native of Bowling Green, Missouri, and son of federal representative from Missouri Champ...
Clippings on microfilm about national senator from Missouri, Bennett Clark.
Biography the Basis of History: Charles Robinson
Biographical article about Dr. Charles Lawrence Robinson, or Charles Robinson (1818-1894), first governor of the state of Kansas from 1861 to 1863, a Kansas state senator in 1873, a physician, and a native...
Business Then and Now
Footnote about the article's author, James Clark Horton, or James Horton of Kansas City, Missouri. Born in New York in 1837 and moving to Lawrence, Kansas in 1857, becoming a state senator there in 1874...
Carrying On an Ozark Legacy: An Oral History of the Carnahans in Missouri Public Life
Photos and biographical article about the family of former Missouri governor and state senator Mel Carnahan (1934-2000). Native of Birch Tree, Missouri and son of Missouri state representative A. S. J....
File contains clippings ranging from 1911 to 1926 about Champ Clark, former Speaker of the House of Representatives from Bowling Green, Missouri, including several about his daughter's wedding and his...
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