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County commissioners and county clerk, Logan County, Kansas

County commissioners and county clerk, Logan County, Kansas
Date: Between 1960 and 1969
The Logan County, Kansas county commissioners and the county clerk at a meeting.


Cyrus Leland, Jr.

Cyrus Leland, Jr.
Creator: Troxell & Brother
Date: Between 1861 and 1865
This is a portrait of Cyrus Leland, Jr., (1841-1917), in his military uniform. He was born in Sauk County, Wisconsin, and came to Kansas in 1858. He served as a lieutenant with Company F of the Tenth Kansas Infantry. He was a member of the Kansas legislature in 1865-1866 and again in 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. Appointed by President Benjamin Harrison to be collector of internal revenue for Kansas, Oklahoma and the Indian Territory, 1889-1893, he was named Missouri Valley pension agent by President William McKinley, a position he held from 1897 until 1901. Leland was a dominant force in Kansas politics and government at both the state and national levels. He died in a St. Joseph, Missouri, hospital.


Cyrus Leland, Jr.

Cyrus Leland, Jr.
Date: 1890
This is a portrait of Cyrus Leland, Jr.(1841-1917). He was born in Sauk County, Wisconsin, and came to Kansas in 1858. He served as a lieutenant with Company F of the Tenth Kansas Infantry. He was a member of the Kansas legislature in 1865-1866 and again in 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. Appointed by President Benjamin Harrison to be collector of internal revenue for Kansas, Oklahoma and the Indian Territory, 1889-1893, Leland was named Missouri Valley pension agent by President William McKinley, a position he held from 1897 until 1901. He was a dominant force in Kansas politics and government, at both the state and national levels. He died in a St. Joseph, Missouri, hospital.


Cyrus Leland, Jr.

Cyrus Leland, Jr.
Creator: Colville, Photographer
Date: 1907
This is a portrait of Cyrus Leland, Jr.,(1841-1917). He was born in Sauk County, Wisconsin, and came to Kansas in 1858. He served as a lieutenant with Company F of the Tenth Kansas Infantry. He was a member of the Kansas legislature in 1865-1866 and again in 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. He was appointed by President Benjamin Harrison to be collector of internal revenue for Kansas, Oklahoma and the Indian Territory, 1889-1893. Leland was named Missouri Valley pension agent by President William McKinley, a position he held from 1897 until 1901. He was a dominant force in Kansas politics and government, at both the state and national levels. He died in a St. Joseph, Missouri, hospital.


Cyrus Leland, Jr.

Cyrus Leland, Jr.
Date: Between 1910 and 1915
This is a portrait of Cyrus Leland, Jr., (1841-1917), was born in Sauk County, Wisconsin and came to Kansas in 1858. He served as a lieutenant with Company F of the Tenth Kansas Infantry. He was a member of the Kansas legislature in 1865-1866 and again in 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. Appointed by President Benjamin Harrison to be collector of internal revenue for Kansas, Oklahoma and the Indian Territory, 1889-1893, He was named Missouri Valley pension agent by President William McKinley a position he held from 1897 until 1901. Leland was a dominant force in Kansas politics and government, at both the state and national levels. He died in a St. Joseph, Missouri, hospital.


Cyrus Leland, Jr.

Cyrus Leland, Jr.
Date: Between 1890 and 1899
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.


Cyrus Leland, Jr.

Cyrus Leland, Jr.
Date: Between 1861 and 1865
This is a tintype of Cyrus Leland, Jr., wearing his military uniform. Leland, born in 1841 in Sauk County, Wisconsin, came to Kansas 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. Appointed by President Benjamin Harrison to be collector of internal revenue for Kansas, Oklahoma and the Indian Territory, 1889-1893, Leland was named Missouri Valley pension agent by President William McKinley, a position he held from 1897 until 1901. Leland died in 1917 at a St. Joseph, Missouri, hospital.


Cyrus Leland, Jr.

Cyrus Leland, Jr.
Date: Between 1905 and 1910
This is a photo of Cyrus Leland, Jr. with several unidentified men. Leland, (1841-1917), was born in Sauk County, Wisconsin, and came to Kansas in 1858. He served as a lieutenant with Company F of the Tenth Kansas Infantry. He was a member of the Kansas legislature in 1865-1866 and again in 1903-1907. Beginning in 1866, he operated a store in Troy, Kansas, and served many years as county commissioner and as and as a member of the Republican national committee. Appointed by President Benjamin Harrison to be collector of internal revenue for Kansas, Oklahoma and the Indian Territory, 1889-1893, Leland was named Missouri Valley pension agent by President William McKinley, a position he held from 1897 until 1901. He had been a dominant force in Kansas politics and government, at both the state and national levels. Leland died in a St. Joseph, Missouri, hospital.


Cyrus Leland, Jr.

Cyrus Leland, Jr.
Date: Between 1910 and 1915
This photo shows Cyrus Leland, Jr. (b. 1841, d. 1917) holding a string of fish and a fishing pole. He was born in Sauk County, Wisconsin, and came to Kansas in 1858. He served as a lieutenant with Company F of the Tenth Kansas Infantry. He was a member of the Kansas legislature in 1865-1866 and again in 1903-1907. Beginning in 1866, he operated a store in Troy and served many years as county commissioner and as a member of the Republican National Committee. He was appointed by President Benjamin Harrison to be collector of internal revenue for Kansas, Oklahoma, and the Indian Territory for 1889-1893. Leland was named Missouri Valley pension agent by President William McKinley, a position he held from 1897 until 1901. Leland was a dominant force in Kansas politics and government. He died in a St. Joseph, Missouri, hospital.


Cyrus Leland, Jr.

Cyrus Leland, Jr.
Date: Between 1861 and 1865
This is a tintype of Cyrus Leland, Jr., wearing his military uniform. Leland, born in 1841 in Sauk County, Wisconsin, came to Kansas 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. Appointed by President Benjamin Harrison to be collector of internal revenue for Kansas, Oklahoma and the Indian Territory, 1889-1893, Leland was named Missouri Valley pension agent by President William McKinley, a position he held from 1897 until 1901. Leland died in 1917 at a St. Joseph, Missouri, hospital.


Cyrus Leland Jr., Governor  Willis J. Bailey, & Judge W. Stuart

Cyrus Leland Jr., Governor Willis J. Bailey, & Judge W. Stuart
Date: Between 1903 and 1905
In this photo, Cyrus Leland Jr. is standing behind Governor Willis J. Bailey and Judge W. Stuart who are sitting in chairs. Cyrus Leland Jr. (1841-1917), was born in Sauk County, Wisconsin and came to Kansas 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 to 1866 and again from 1903 to 1907. Beginning in 1866, he operated a store in Troy, Kansas, and served many years as county commissioner and member of the Republican national committee. Appointed by President Benjamin Harrison, Leland was collector of internal revenue for Kansas, Oklahoma, and the Indian Territory from 1889 to 1893. Leland was named Missouri Valley pension agent by President William McKinley, a position he held from 1897 until 1901. He died in a St. Joseph, Missouri, hospital.


Cyrus Leland, Jr., and family

Cyrus Leland, Jr., and family
Date: Between 1910 and 1915
This is a photo of Cyrus Leland, Jr. with his family. Front Row (left to right): Mildred Finley, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Harry Finley; Martha Leland Willcockson, Cyrus' sister; Florence Leland Douglas. Middle Row (left to right): Mildred Leland Finley; Judy Leland Hayden; Cyrus Leland Finley, son of Mr. & Mrs. Harry Finley; Cyrus Leland, Jr.; Fannie Leland Finley; Back row (left to right): Mildred Finley's husband Harry (was Clerk of the U.S. District Court for the District of Oklahoma); Bill Leland (killed in WW I in France); C. V. Norman, husband of Sadie Leland Norman (died in 1897); Florence Evelyn Townsley Leland; Edwin Sherman Leland; G. C. Finley, husband of Fannie Leland Finley. Cyrus Leland, Jr., (1841-1917, was born in Sauk County, Wisconsin and came to Kansas in 1858. He served as a lieutenant with Company F of the Tenth Kansas Infantry. He was a member of the Kansas legislature in 1865-66 and again in 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. Appointed by President Benjamin Harrison to be collector of internal revenue for Kansas, Oklahoma and the Indian Territory, 1889-1893, Leland was named Missouri Valley pension agent by president William McKinley, a position he held from 1897 until 1901. He was a dominant force in Kansas politics and government, at both the state and national levels. He died in a St. Joseph, Missouri, hospital.


Cyrus Leland, Jr., holding baby

Cyrus Leland, Jr., holding baby
Date: Between 1915 and 1917
This is a photo of Cyrus Leland, Jr., holding an unidentified baby. Cyrus Leland, Jr., (1841-1917), was born in Sauk County, Wisconsin and came to Kansas in 1858. He served as a lieutenant with Company F of the Tenth Kansas Infantry. He was a member of the Kansas legislature in 1865-66 and again in 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. Appointed by President Benjamin Harrison to be collector of internal revenue for Kansas, Oklahoma and the Indian Territory, 1889-1893, Leland was named Missouri Valley pension agent by President William McKinley, a position he held from 1897 until 1901. He wasn a dominant force in Kansas politics and government, at both the state and national levels. He died in a St. Joseph, Missouri, hospital.


Cyrus Leland, Jr., with a Doniphan County group

Cyrus Leland, Jr., with a Doniphan County group
Date: Between 1905 and 1910
This is a photograph of Cyrus Leland, Jr. with a group of people taken in Troy or Highland in Doniphan County. First row, left to right: Governor Willis J. Bailey; Cyrus Leland, Jr.; (possibly) Senator Long; 2nd row, left to right: unidentified woman; Judy Leland (Mrs. George P. Hayden), d. 1962, Long Beach California, George P. Hayden d. c1934; Mermie Castle; Fannie Leland (Mrs. G. C. Finley), d. c1959, Long Beach, California, G. C. Finley, d.1945; Eva Castle; the others are unknown. Cyrus Leland, Jr., (1841-1917), was born in Sauk County, Wisconsin and came to Kansas in 1858. He served as a lieutenant with Company F of the Tenth Kansas Infantry. He was a member of the Kansas Legislature in 1865-66 and again in 1903-1907. Beginning in 1866, he operated a store in Troy, Kansas, and served many years as a county commissioner and as a member of the Republican national committee. Appointed by President Benjamin Harrison to be collector of internal revenue for Kansas, Oklahoma and the Indian Territory, 1889-1893, Leland was named Missouri Valley pension agent by President William McKinley, a position he held from 1897 until 1901. He was a dominant force in Kansas politics and government, at both the state and national levels. He died in a St. Joseph, Missouri, hospital.


Cyrus Leland, Jr., with a child

Cyrus Leland, Jr., with a child
Date: Between 1905 and 1910
This is a photograph of Cyrus Leland, Jr., with an unidentified young child, unknown location. Cyrus Leland, Jr., was born in Sauk County, Wisconsin, and came to Kansas 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. Leland later died in a St. Joseph, Missouri, hospital.


First elected officers, Wichita County, Kansas

First elected officers, Wichita County, Kansas
Date: February 08, 1887
This sepia colored photograph shows the first elected officers of Wichita, County, Kansas. The officers have been identified as follows: FIRST ROW: L.G. Moore, County Clerk; C.W. Garland, Probate Judge; and T.F. Calhoon, Register of Deeds. SECOND ROW: C.S. Triplett, Representative; Frank Harper, Commissioner; A.C. Johnson, Commissioner; A. MayGinnes, Commissioner; and R.A. Ramey, Clerk District Court. THIRD ROW: John H. Edwards, Sheriff; J.S. Newby, County Attorney; S.E. Gandy, Treasurer; E.A. Miles, Surveyor; and V.M. Reynolds; Coroner.


Governor Jonathan Mcmillan Davis to Butler County Pomona Grange

Governor Jonathan Mcmillan Davis to Butler County Pomona Grange
Creator: Davis, Jonathan McMillan, 1871-1943
Date: December 1, 1923
Governor Jonathan Davis of Topeka (Shawnee County) writes the Butler County Pamona Grange in response to its resolutions condemning county road construction in Butler County. The Governor quotes his correspondence with the State Highway Engineer L. R. Tillotson who states that the state Highway Commission has no authority over county commissions. The engineer suggests the grange work to stop further petitions to the county commission for additional roads. See L. R. Tillotson to Governor Jonathan Davis, November 30, 1923.


J. G. Rudy to Governor Joshua Bailey

J. G. Rudy to Governor Joshua Bailey
Creator: Rudy, J. G.
Date: June 8, 1903
The County Clerk of Johnson County, J. G. Rudy of Olathe, writes Governor Joshua Bailey, of Topeka, regarding the Johnson County Commission's efforts to aid victims of the Kansas River flood. The letter describes the townships most affected by the flood and initial rescue efforts by boat. Mr. Rudy discusses efforts to distribute provisions, including actions taken by the County Commission and the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad Company.


L.R. Tillotson to Governor Jonathan Mcmillan Davis

L.R. Tillotson to Governor Jonathan Mcmillan Davis
Creator: Tillotson, L. R.
Date: November 30, 1923
State Highway Engineer, Capt. L. R. Tillotson, writes the Governor regarding some opposition to county road construction in Butler County. Tillotson encloses two resolutions from the Butler County Pomona Grange opposing what its members consider needless road construction. The resolutions argue that the building of hard surface roads primarily for "city autoists" have created an unnecessarily high tax burden on the farmers which is driving them to bankruptcy and ask the Governor for assistance. The resolutions call for a halt to all road construction in Butler County until a gasoline tax can be levied for road building. A newspaper clipping from the Wichita Beacon is also enclosed regarding Butler County road construction between El Dorado (Butler County) and Wichita (Sedgwick County), the south-central urban core. See Governor Jonathan Davis to Butler County Pomona Grange, December 1, 1923.


Objection to County Commissioner's Power of Appointments

Objection to County Commissioner's Power of Appointments
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1915-1919: Capper)
Date: 1915
This file includes a letter from Mr. A. E. Williams in Troy, Kansas in opposition for a proposed bill that will allow County Commissioners the ability to appoint county officers. This is part of a bigger collection of Governor Arthur Capper correspondence.


Old Age Pension - Request by David Pritchard

Old Age Pension - Request by David Pritchard
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1915-1919: Capper)
Date: 1915
This file includes correspondence relating to old age pension. Correspondence from David Pritchard of Rosedale, Kansas, is asking the office of Governor Capper for a pension to support himself. This is part of a bigger collection of Governor Arthur Capper correspondence.


Pensions for Crippled and Blind Persons

Pensions for Crippled and Blind Persons
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1915-1919: Capper)
Date: 1915
This file includes correspondence relating to pensions for persons with disabilities. Topics included, but not limited to, in the correspondence is pensions for senior citizens who are unable to work and spouse eligibility for benefits through the County Commissioners office. This is part of a bigger collection of Governor Arthur Capper correspondence.


Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas

Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas
Date: 1900-1945
Multiple scenes of Sherman County, Kansas. In the Sherman County Courthouse photograph, pictured left to right are: Fred Dawson, County Commissioner, A.D. Rummel, County Clerk, J.B. Ruberson, County Commission, and J.W. Germann, County Commissioner.


Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas

Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas
Date: 1900-1945
Multiple scenes of Sherman County, Kansas. The photograph showing the County Clerk's office, pictured left to right are: Mrs. C.W. Jupe, Lizzie Mae Jupe Farrell, A. Zuspann (County Commissioner), Ray Stanley (County Commissioner), Herold Daise (County Commissioner), Hal Everett (County Engineer), and Jaggard (County Attorney).


Shawnee County Commission meeting, April 1, 1976, Topeka, Kansas

Shawnee County Commission meeting, April 1, 1976, Topeka, Kansas
Date: April 01, 1976
This is a photograph of the meeting of the Shawnee County Commission to grant permission to have a flag made of the new county seal for the American Revolution Bicentennial Celebration in Topeka, Kansas.


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