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This cabinet card shows James Frazier Legate,(1829-1902). A politician from Leavenworth, Kansas, Legate began his political career, in 1861, when he was elected to the first House of Representatives under the Wyandotte Constitution. The following year he was appointed the state assessor for Kansas and was responsible for organizing the revenue services of the state. Legate's political career resumed in 1864, when he was elected to the Kansas Senate from the twenty-fourth district. He served one term in the senate, 1865-1866, before his appointment as a postal agent for the U.S. government, 1867-1868. Within two years, Legate was elected to the Kansas House of Representatives and served from 1871 to 1889. Through out Legate's political career, he was associated with several scandals but never convicted of any wrong doings.

Creator: Martin, H. T.
Date: Between 1889 and 1890

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Item Number: 213101
Call Number: B Legate *2
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213101

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