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This set of cabinet cards show William Eugene Stanley, 1844-1910. Stanley, a native of Ohio, settles in Jefferson County, Kansas in 1870 to practice law. He enters public service in 1871, by serving as the Jefferson County attorney from 1871 to 1872. A few years later he becomes the Sedgwick County attorney from 1874 to 1880. In 1880, he makes a political bid for a seat in the Kansas House of Representatives and serves one term as a Republican from the ninety-second district from 1881 to 1883. Stanley resumes his political career in 1898, when he is elected the fifteenth governor of Kansas and was re-elected in 1901. During his administration, the Kansas supreme court is increased to seven justices and funds are appropriated to finish the construction on the statehouse. Stanley leaves office on January 12, 1903 to return to private life in Wichita, Kansas and to practice law.

Creator: Baldwin, Fred
Date: Between 1899 and 1903

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Item Number: 220596
Call Number: B Stanley William E *5-*6
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 220596

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