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Albert Howell Horton

Albert Howell Horton
Date: Between January 01, 1870 and December 31, 1880
In 1874 Albert Howell Horton was elected to a term in the Kansas House of Representatives and in 1876 was elected to a term in the Kansas Senate. In 1876 he was appointed chief justice of the Supreme Court.


Albert Howell Horton & wife

Albert Howell Horton & wife
Date: Between January 01, 1860 and December 31, 1880
In 1874, Albert Horton was elected to a term in the Kansas House of Representatives and in 1876 was elected to a term in the Kansas Senate. In 1876 he was appointed chief justice of the Supreme Court.


Archibald Williams

Archibald Williams
Date: Between 1861 and 1863
A portrait of Archibald Williams who was born in Montgomery County, Kentucky. Williams read law to enter the bar in 1828, and he was in private practice in Quincy, Illinois, beginning in 1829. Williams was the United States Attorney for the District of Illinois from 1849 to 1853. On March 8, 1861, Williams was nominated by President Abraham Lincoln to a new seat on the United States District Court for the District of Kansas. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on March 12, 1861, and received his commission the same day. Williams served in that capacity until his death in 1863.


Certificate presented to Judge Richard Dean Rogers

Certificate presented to Judge Richard Dean Rogers
Creator: Shriners Hospitals For Children
Date: November 13, 2010
A certificate presented to Judge Richard Rogers for his contributions to the Shriners Hospitals For Children.


Daniel Mulford Valentine

Daniel Mulford Valentine
Creator: Leonard's Gallery
Date: Between 1861 and 1868
This sepia colored photograph shows Daniel Mulford Valentine, 1830-1907. A native of Kirkwood, Ohio he migrated to Leavenworth, Kansas and later to Franklin County, Kansas to practice law. He was elected in 1861 to the Kansas House of Representatives and to the Kansas Senate in 1862. After his legislative career, Valentine was elected in 1864 as a judge to the Fourth Judicial District. He was later elected in 1868 to serve as associate justice to the Kansas Supreme Court. Valentine was re-elected to three terms on the bench until his term expired in1893. On August 5, 1907, Daniel Mulford Valentine passed away at his home in Topeka, Kansas. He was seventy-seven years old.


David Josiah Brewer, Kansas Supreme Court Justice

David Josiah Brewer, Kansas Supreme Court Justice
Date: between 1884 and 1910
Copy of an original oil painting of David Josiah Brewer, Kansas Supreme Court Justice,1871-1884, United States Circuit Court Justice, 1884 -1889, and United States Supreme Court Justice, 1889 -1910.


David Josiah Brewer, Kansas Supreme Court Justice

David Josiah Brewer, Kansas Supreme Court Justice
Creator: Bell, Charles Milton
Date: between 1871 and 1884
Portrait of David Josiah Brewer, Kansas Supreme Court Justice,1871 - 1884, United States Circuit Court Justice, 1884 - 1889, and United States Supreme Court Justice, 1889 - 1910.


DeWitt Clinton Nellis

DeWitt Clinton Nellis
Date: Between 1881 and 1882
A photograph of DeWitt Clinton Nellis, lawyer and judge. Nellis came to Topeka, Kansas in 1871 where he taught school and studied law. He was admitted to the bar on February 21, 1873 and worked in the law office of Martin, Burns & Case. In 1873, he was appointed county attorney of Ellis County, Kansas and served four successive terms. On March 15, 1881, Nellis was appointed judge of the 17th Judicial District of Kansas by Governor John P. St. John. Nellis was a candidate for Kansas Attorney General but was defeated at the 1884 Republican convention in Topeka. In June 1885, he moved to Topeka and practiced law. Nellis developed hearing problems and retired from active practice in 1887. After leaving his law practice, he became secretary of the Kansas Farmer Company.


E.J. Everett, Greeley County, Kansas probate judge

E.J. Everett, Greeley County, Kansas probate judge
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
Greeley County, Kansas probate judge E.J. Everett seated at his desk.


Edward Ray Sloan

Edward Ray Sloan
Date: Between 1931 and 1933
This is a photograph of Edward R. Sloan, born in 1883 in Seward County Nebraska. His family came to Kansas in 1886 locating in Sheridan County. Sloan graduated from Campbell College School of Law at Holton in 1904 and Washburn College law school in 1905. He was elected county attorney of Sheridan County in the fall of 1904 and was re-elected twice while maintaining a private practice in Hoxie, Kansas. In July 1911, Sloan established with Guy L. Hursh the Holton law firm of Hursh & Sloan. In April 1912, Sloan was appointed Holton's city attorney, a position he held for 19 years. In 1930, Sloan helped establish the Topeka firm of Sloan, Hamilton and Sloan, which included his younger brother Floyd and W. Glenn Hamilton. It was the predecessor of the firm Sloan, Listrom, Eisenbarth, Sloan & Glassman. He served three terms in the Kansas House of Representatives from 1923 to 1929. In March 1931, he was appointed by Governor Woodring to fill a vacancy on the Kansas Supreme Court. Judge Sloan served the remaining 21 months of the term but opted not to seek election for another term. Later, he was appointed to the Kansas Corporation Commission and served as chairman from 1936 to 1938. In 1947, he was appointed Referee in Bankruptcy for the District of Kansas, where he served for 14 years. He was a lecturer at Washburn University Law School and compiled a textbook on bankruptcy.


Edward Ray Sloan's diploma from Campbell College

Edward Ray Sloan's diploma from Campbell College
Date: June 1, 1904
This is Edward Ray Sloan's diploma from Campbell College, Holton, Kansas, where he received a degree of Bachelor of Laws. Edward Ray Sloan was born in 1883 in Seward County Nebraska. His family came to Kansas in 1886 locating in Sheridan County. Sloan graduated from Campbell College School of Law at Holton in 1904; however, Campbell's program lasted only two years and the Kansas Board of Law Examiners required a three-year course before taking the bar exam, so he entered Washburn College law school and graduated in 1905. He was elected county attorney of Sheridan County in the fall of 1904 and was re-elected twice while maintaining a private practice in Hoxie, Kansas. In July 1911, Sloan established with Guy L. Hursh the Holton law firm of Hursh & Sloan. In April 1912, Sloan was appointed Holton's city attorney, a position he held for 19 years. In 1930, Sloan helped establish the Topeka firm of Sloan, Hamilton and Sloan, which included his younger brother Floyd and W. Glenn Hamilton. It was the predecessor of the firm Sloan, Listrom, Eisenbarth, Sloan & Glassman. He served three terms in the Kansas House of Representatives from 1923 to 1929. In March 1931, he was appointed by Governor Woodring to fill a vacancy on the Kansas Supreme Court. Judge Sloan served the remaining 21 months of the term but opted not to seek election for another term. Later, he was appointed to the Kansas Corporation Commission and served as chairman from 1936 to 1938. In 1947, he was appointed Referee in Bankruptcy for the District of Kansas, where he served for 14 years. He was a lecturer at Washburn University Law School and compiled a textbook on bankruptcy.


Edward Ray Sloan receiving a honorary doctorate of law at Washburn University

Edward Ray Sloan receiving a honorary doctorate of law at Washburn University
Creator: Wolfe's Camera and Photo Shop
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This is a photograph of Edward R. Sloan receiving a honorary doctorate of law at Washburn University. Dean Sellen is adjusting the hood and Dr. Stauffer, President of Washburn University is presenting the certificate. Sloan was born in 1883 in Seward County Nebraska. His family came to Kansas in 1886 locating in Sheridan County. Sloan graduated from Campbell College School of Law at Holton in 1904 and Washburn College Law School in 1905. He was elected county attorney of Sheridan County in the fall of 1904 and was re-elected twice while maintaining a private practice in Hoxie, Kansas. In July 1911, Sloan established with Guy L. Hursh the Holton law firm of Hursh & Sloan. In April 1912, Sloan was appointed Holton's city attorney, a position he held for 19 years. In 1930, Sloan helped establish the Topeka firm of Sloan, Hamilton and Sloan, which included his younger brother Floyd and W. Glenn Hamilton. It was the predecessor of the firm Sloan, Listrom, Eisenbarth, Sloan & Glassman. He served three terms in the Kansas House of Representatives from 1923 to 1929. In March 1931, he was appointed by Governor Woodring to fill a vacancy on the Kansas Supreme Court. Judge Sloan served the remaining 21 months of the term but opted not to seek election for another term. Later, he was appointed to the Kansas Corporation Commission and served as chairman from 1936 to 1938. In 1947, he was appointed Referee in Bankruptcy for the District of Kansas, where he served for 14 years. He was a lecturer at Washburn University Law School and compiled a textbook on bankruptcy.


Edward Ray and Julia Wright Sloan

Edward Ray and Julia Wright Sloan
Creator: Long, Nelson
Date: January 24, 1906
This is a photograph of Edward Ray and Julia Wright Sloan taken on their wedding day. Edward Ray Sloan later served three terms in the Kansas House of Representatives from 1923 to 1929. In March 1931, he was appointed by Governor Woodring to fill a vacancy on the Kansas Supreme Court. Judge Sloan served the remaining 21 months of the term but opted not to seek election for another term.


Frederick (Fred) Lee Hall

Frederick (Fred) Lee Hall
Date: Between January 10, 1955 and January 03, 1957
Photograph of Frederick Lee Hall (1916-1970), Kansas governor from 1955 to 1957. He resigned on January 3, 1957 when he was appointed Justice of the Supreme Court of Kansas.


Gary Sebelius  sworn in as United States Magistrate

Gary Sebelius sworn in as United States Magistrate
Date: June 11, 2003
This is a photograph of (left to right) Judge Richard Dean Rogers, Governor Kathleen Sebelius, Judge Gary Sebelius and Cindy Rogers at the swearing in ceremony for Gary Sebelius as the new United States District Magistrate Judge.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, 25th District Judge applications

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, 25th District Judge applications
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to applications of employment as Judge for the 25th District in Finney County, Kansas. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, 29th District Judge applications

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, 29th District Judge applications
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to applications of employment as judge for the 29th District in Wyandotte County, Kansas. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, 34th District Judge applications

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, 34th District Judge applications
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to applications of employment as Judge for the 34th District in Reno and Kingman Counties, Kansas. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, 34th District Judge applications

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, 34th District Judge applications
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to applications of employment as Judge for the 34th District in Kingman and Reno Counties, Kansas. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Judicial Council

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Judicial Council
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to probate judge selection and the Judicial Council. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Justice of the Peace

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Justice of the Peace
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to the appointment of the Justice of the Peace for Richmond Township in Franklin County, Kansas. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Justice of the Peace

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Justice of the Peace
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to the appoint of Forrest B. Dykes as Justice of the Peace for Copeland Township in Gray County, Kansas. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Justice of the Peace

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Justice of the Peace
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to the appointment of J.E. Saunders as Justice of the Peace for Richfield Township in Norton County, Kansas. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Probate Judge

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Probate Judge
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to Probate Judge appointments. Correspondence discusses sucessors of Probate Judge offices throughout Kansas. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Supreme Court Judge applications

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Supreme Court Judge applications
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to applications of employment when a vacancy opens as Judge with the Supreme Court. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


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