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This formal portrait shows Frank Carlson, 1893-1987, a World War I veteran and farmer from Concordia, Kansas. He is elected in 1928 as a Republican to the Kansas House of Representative. Following his tenure in the Kansas Legislature, Carlson runs for a seat, in 1934, to the United States House of Representatives where he serves from 1935-1947. He continues his career in politics by running for Kansas Governor. Carlson is elected the 30th Governor of Kansas serving from 1947 to 1950. After four years as governor, Carlson resigns in 1949 to fill a vacate seat in the United States Senate. He is reelected in 1956 and 1962 and serves for eighteen years. Carlson is the only Kansas Governor to serve both branches of Congress.

Date: 1949

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Item Number: 200094
Call Number: B Carlson, Frank *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 200094

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