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Jeremiah (Jerry) Simpson (1842-1905) served in the Civil War and moved to Barber Co. near Medicine Lodge Kansas in 1878. He unsuccessfully ran for the Kansas House of Representatives on the Independent ticket twice, but served two terms as a populist from 1891-1895 and one term from 1897-1899.
Date: between 1892 and 1898
Item Number: 211889
KSHS Identifier: 1920.19.1
Collections - Museum
Date - 1890s - 1892
Date - 1890s - 1893
Date - 1890s - 1894
Government and Politics - Federal Government - Congress - House of Representatives - Simpson, Jeremiah, 1842-1905
Government and Politics - Political Parties - Populist
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Populism
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Personal Symbol - Ribbon - Political
People - Notable Kansans - Simpson, Jeremiah, 1842-1905
Thematic Time Period - Age of Reform, 1880 - 1917 - Populism, 1890-1900
Type of Material - Objects and Artifacts