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Thomas Carney (1863-1865)

Thomas CarneyPolitician, state governor

Died: 28 July 1888., Leavenworth, Kansas

The state's second governor, Thomas Carney, was the first of six native Ohioans to serve as Kansas' chief executive. Carney was denied a second term in 1864 and returned to Leavenworth to pursue generally successful business enterprises. He died in Leavenworth at age 63 on July 28, 1888.

Governor biographies courtesy of the Kansas Historical Society.


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