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This black and white photograph shows Willis Joshua Bailey, (1854-1932) a U.S. House of Representative and sixteenth Governor of Kansas. Bailey's first political office was to the Kansas House of Representatives as a Republican from Nemaha County, (1889-1890). After his term he later served on the Kansas State Board of Agriculture,(1895-1899). He was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives from the forty-sixth district and served from 1899 to1901. In the fall of 1902, Bailey was elected as the sixteenth Governor of Kansas, (1903-1905). The one term governor was appointed, in 1914, as director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Missouri. On May 19, 1932, he passed away in Mission Hills, Johnson County, Kansas at the age of seventy-eight.

Creator: Rudolph, H. W.
Date: January 28, 1915

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Item Number: 211930
Call Number: B Bailey, Willis *2
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 211930

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