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This black and white photograph shows (from left to right): C.M. Fritzwilliam, Democratic state chair for Kansas; Governor Walter Huxman (1937-1939); U.S. Senator George McGill (1930-1939); Lynn R. Brodric; and Harry Castor. Huxman was elected the twenty-seventh Governor of Kansas in 1936. He served only one term and was defeated, in the 1938, general election by Republican candidate Payne Ratner. Huxman left office on January 9, 1939, to return to private life. However 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. Burial was at the Memorial Park Cemetery in Topeka, Kansas.

Date: January 1937

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Item Number: 224321
Call Number: B Huxman, Walter A. *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 224321

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