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This is a photograph showing Judge Arthur Jehu Stanley, Jr. It was taken when he served in the 1941 Kansas State Senate where he represented District 4, Wyandotte County. He resigned from the Senate after being called to active duty as a captain in the U. S. Army. His service in World War II took him to England where he participated in the planning and preparation for the Normandy invasion. His assignment in France was with the Ninth Fighter Command, where he served until November 1944. After being discharged from active duty, he returned to Kansas City to resume private practice with his father. On June 25, 1958 Stanley was nominated by President Dwight D. Eisenhower to United States District Court for the District of Kansas vacated by Arthur J. Mellott. Stanley was confirmed by the United States Senate on July 3, receiving his commission on July 7. He served as chief judge from 1961 to 1971, assuming senior status on April 1, 1971. Stanley served in that capacity until his death, in Leavenworth, Kansas on January 27, 2001. He belonged to many organizations including the Kansas State Historical Society where he served as president from 1974-1975.

Date: 1941

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Item Number: 315687
Call Number: B Stanley, Arthur J, Jr. *2
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 315687

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