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A portrait of George Seanor Robb, Purple Heart and Congressional Medal of Honor winner, from Assaria, Kansas. He entered the Army in 1917 after graduating from Columbia University and teaching briefly in Great Bend, Kansas. Robb was assigned to the 369th Infantry Regiment, an African American regiment comprised of New York National Guardsmen from Harlem. On the night of September 29th, 1918, George was wounded while leading an assault near Sechault, France. In 1935, he was appointed to Kansas State Auditor and served until 1961. He was elected to the office twelve successive terms.

Date: Between 1917 and 1918

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Item Number: 213089
Call Number: B Robb, George S. *2
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213089

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