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This cabinet card shows William Ross Bigham. A native of Hamilton, Ohio, Bigham served during the Civil War with the Fourth Illinois Volunteer Cavalry. After the war he moved to El Paso, Illinois, and was elected to three terms as mayor of the town before moving, in 1875, to White City, Kansas. For a number of years Bigham was a merchant in the White City area until he was elected, in 1898, to the Kansas House of Representatives as a Republican from the Sixtieth District of Morris, County, Kansas. Bigham served two terms in the House from 1899 to 1901 and was chairman of the state library committee.

Creator: Rolfe & Colville
Date: Between 1899 and 1900

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Item Number: 213990
Call Number: B Bigham, W.R. *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213990

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