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A photograph of Governor William Henry Avery and his family posed in front of Cedar Crest, the Governor's mansion. The photograph was used on the governor's Christmas card. Avery was born August 11, 1911, near Wakefield, Kansas, and graduated from Wakefield High School and the University of Kansas. In 1964, Avery was elected the 37th governor of Kansas. He served one term as governor, losing a re-election bid to Robert Docking in 1966.

Date: 1966

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Item Number: 212135
Call Number: B Avery, Wiliam H *43
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 212135

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