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These two photographs show Robert Crozier, 1827-1895. A native from Ohio who migrated to the Kansas Territory in 1856 to practice law in Leavenworth, Kansas. He was also instrumental in establishing the Leavenworth Daily Times. In 1861, Robert was appointed by President Abraham Lincoln to serve as the United States attorney for the district of Kansas; a position Crozier held until 1864 when he resigned to become the fourth chief justice of the Kansas Supreme Court, 1864-1867. He continued his career as a public servant when he was appointed by Governor Osborn in 1873 to the United States Senate to fill the unexpired term of Alexander Caldwell. Crozier served from 1873 to 1874 until a successor was elected. He returned to Kansas and served as judge of the First District of Kansas from 1876 to 1892. In addition to his judgeship, he was a member of the board of directors to the Kansas Historical Society from 1886 to 1889. In 1895, Robert Crozier passed away at age sixty-eight in Leavenworth, Kansas.

Date: Between 1873 and 1874

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Item Number: 310110
Call Number: B Crozier, Robert *1-2
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 310110

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