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This formal portrait shows Frederick Lee Hall, 1916-1970, a lawyer from Dodge City, Kansas. He is elected in 1950 as the Republican Lieutenant Governor of Kansas, beating out a field of eight candidates, to serve with Governor Edward Arn. Hall was re-elected to the office and serves until 1952. He continues his career in politics by running for Kansas Governor in 1954. In the November general election he defeats his Democratic challenger George Docking to become the thirty-third governor of Kansas, serving from 1955 to 1957. Hall serves one term as governor and is unsuccessful in his attempt for a second term. He resigns in the final days of his administration ,on January 11, 1957, accepting the appointment as justice of the Kansas Supreme Court from 1957 to 1958. He resigns from the bench in 1958 to run for the governor's office again. Hall is defeated in the primary by Clyde M. Reed. This lost closes out Halls' career in politics.

Date: Between January 10, 1955 and January 03, 1957

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Item Number: 208081
Call Number: B Hall, Fred *11
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 208081

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