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This black and white photograph shows a group of governors gathered for a celebration in Amarillo, Texas. The gentlemen have been identified from left to right as: Erest W. Marland, Oklahoma; Teller Ammons, Colorado; Jas V. Allred, Texas; Clyde Tingley, New Mexico; and Walter A. Huxman from Kansas. Huxman was elected Governor of Kansas (the 27th) on November 3, 1936. He served only one two-year 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: March 09, 1938

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Item Number: 224379
Call Number: B Huxman, Walter A. *13
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 224379

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