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This illustration shows Florence Crawford Capper, (1868-1926). The daughter of Kansas' third governor, Samuel Johnson Crawford, and his wife Isabel Chase Crawford. Florence was, born on July 1, 1868, and was the first daughter to be born to a Kansas governor while in office. In 1870, her father, a member of the Florence Town Company, named the town of Florence, in Marion County, in her honor. On December 1, 1892, Florence became the wife of Kansas' twentieth governor, Arthur Capper. When her husband was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1918, Florence moved to Washington D.C. where she lived until her death on May 10, 1926.
Date: Between 1880s and 1900s
Item Number: 215486
Call Number: B Crawford, Samuel *13
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 215486
Collections - Photograph
Community Life - Town development
Government and Politics - Federal Government - Congress - Senate - Capper, Arthur
Government and Politics - State Government - Governors - Capper, Arthur
Government and Politics - State Government - Governors - Crawford, Samuel Johnson
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
People - Women
Places - Cities and towns - Florence
Places - Counties - Marion
Type of Material - Photographs