A photograph copied from a newspaper showing Governor and Mrs. William Henry Avery at his inauguration, Topeka, Kansas. He 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: January 11, 1965
Item Number: 212141
Call Number: B Avery, William H *46
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 212141
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Politicians
Collections - Photograph
Date - 1960s - 1965
Government and Politics - Political Parties - Republican
Government and Politics - State Government - Governors - Avery, William H.
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
People - Notable Kansans - Avery, William Henry, 1911-2009
Places - Cities and towns - Topeka
Places - Counties - Shawnee
Thematic Time Period - The Sixties and Vietnam, 1961 - 1975
Type of Material - Photographs