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Wilson Shannon was appointed governor of Kansas Territory on August 10, 1855. He was sworn in on September 7, 1855, and served until June 24, 1856. He took a second oath of office on June 13, 1856, and served from July 7 until August 18, 1856. He was generally viewed as a proslavery partisan, but he took the initiative to end the Wakarusa War when he first became territorial governor.

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Item Number: 90661
Call Number: B Shannon Wilson *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 90661

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