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A photograph of Frank Carlson, United States Senator from Kansas, seated at his desk in Washington, D. C. Born in 1893 near Concordia, Kansas, Carlson attended public schools and Kansas State University before serving in World War I. After the war, he returned to Concordia to farm. Carlson, a Republican, had a long and successful political career serving in the Kansas Legislature 1929-1931 and United States House of Representatives 1935-1947. In1946, he was elected governor of Kansas and left office on November 28, 1950 when he was elected United States Senator. Carlson served in the United States Senate from 1950-1969.
Date: March 2, 1962
Item Number: 216009
Call Number: B Carlson, Frank *100
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 216009
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Politicians
Collections - Photograph
Date - 1960s - 1962
Government and Politics - Federal Government - Congress - Senate - Carlson, Frank
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
People - Notable Kansans - Carlson, Frank
Places - Other States - District of Columbia -- Washington
Type of Material - Photographs