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This is a photograph of Cyrus Leland, Jr., with four unidentified men. Leland is in the first row on the right. Born in 1847 in Sauk County Wisconsin, Leland came to Kansas Territory in 1858. He served as a lieutenant with Company F of the Tenth Kansas Infantry. He was a member of the Kansas Legislature from 1865-66 and again from 1903-1907. Beginning in 1866, he operated a store in Troy, Kansas, and served many years as county commissioner and as a member of the Republican National Committee. Leland was appointed by President Benjamin Harrison to be collector of Internal Revenue for Kansas, Oklahoma and the Indian Territory 1889-1893, and was then named Missouri Valley pension agent by President William McKinley, a position he held from 1897 until 1901. In 1917, Leland died in a St. Joseph, Missouri, hospital.

Date: Between 1890 and 1899

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Item Number: 218785
Call Number: B Leland, Cyrus, Jr. *10
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 218785

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