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These three sepia colored photographs show Walter Augustus Huxman, (1887-1972). Elected, on November 3, 1936, the twenty-seventh governor of Kansas, (1937-1939). He served only one term and was defeated in the 1938 general election by Republican candidate Payne Ratner. Huxman returned to private life but within a few months, on April 24, 1939, President Franklin D. Roosevelt nominated Huxman to the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth District. He held this position until stepping down, in 1962, due to declining health. Judge Huxman passed away on June 25, 1972 at the age of eighty-five. Interment was a the Memorial Park Cemetery in Topeka, Kansas.

Date: Between 1937 and 1947

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Item Number: 224300
Call Number: B Huxman, Walter A. *7
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 224300

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