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Compiled by Rita Haley, Sherri Schulte, Donna Copeland, Bill Sowers and Lois Delfelder.
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Name: Henry Clay Abbey
Born: May 23, 1868 in Butler, Missouri.
Died: May 19, 1953 at home in Fulton, Kansas.
Occupation: R. F. D. Carrier (Retired)
County: Bourbon
Town: Fulton
Party: Republican
District: 19
Chamber: House 1935, SS1936, 1937, SS1938
Notes: Twice married, first to Alice Constant Ange on October 2, 1889, she died May 23, 1936. He married Mrs. Maude Ann Fairman, widow of Frank Fairman, on February 30, 1940.
Source Material:

1)--Information provided by the Old Fort Genealogical Society of Southeastern Kansas, Inc.

 



Name: James Burnett Abbott
Born: December 3, 1818 in Hampton, Windham County, Connecticut.
Died: March 2, 1897 in DeSoto, Johnson County, Kansas.
Occupation: Mechanic, Conveyancer
County: Douglas; Johnson
Town: Lawrence; De Soto
Party: Radical Republican; Republican
District: 8
Chamber: House 1861
District: 10
Chamber: Senate 1867, 1868
Notes: Came to Lawrence, Kansas, in 1854 accompanied by his second wife, Elizabeth Watrous. Influential in securing the establishment of the School for Feeble Minded Youth. Served as a director of the State Historical Society.
Source material:

1)--Online biograpy found in A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans A five volume set published in 1918 by William Connelley.

2)--History of the State of Kansas (Johnson County section) by William G. Cutler, first published in 1883 by A. T. Andreas, Chicago, IL.

 



Name: P. G. Abell
Born: November 23, 1883 in Hot Springs, Arkansas.
Died:
Occupation: Stockman
County: Clark
Town: Ashland
Party: Republican
District: 95
Chamber: House 1929, SS1930, 1931, 1933, SS1933, SS1934
Notes: His father came to Kansas in 1872. The family was staying in Hot Springs, Arkansas, temporarily when P.G. Abell was born while his father recovered from an injury. Married November 15, 1916, to Jennie Taylor.
Source material:

1)--Who's Who in the Kansas Legislature, Session 1931 / by Arch Bell. Howell Printing Company : Great Bend, Kansas, 1931.

 



Name: Edwin F. Abels
Born: September 15, 1891 in Eudora, Kansas.
Died: April 22, 1985
Occupation: Newspaper publisher
County: Douglas
Town: Lawrence
Party: Republican
District: 12
Chamber: House 1937, SS1938, 1939, 1941, 1943, 1945, 1947
Notes:
Source material:

1)--"House Resolution 6136," Journal of the House of Representatives, Kansas Legislature, 1985.

 



Name: Ira Abildgaard
Born: February 9, 1888 in Clifton, Illinois.
Died: April 27, 1971 in Canon City, Colorado.
Occupation: Hardware & Implement (Retired)
County: Sumner
Town: Oxford
Party: Republican
District: 70
Chamber: House 1957, 1958, SS1958, 1959, 1960
Notes: Married Mable Raboin June 16, 1909. The Abildgaards moved from Clifton, Illinois to Oxford, Kansas in 1912. There he established his hardware business, which he ran until he retired in the 1960s. His wife died in 1968. They both are buried in the Oxford Cemetery.
Source material:

1)--Topeka Daily Capitol, 12/14/1956.

2)--Topeka State Journal, 4/27/1971.

 



Name: R. H. Abraham
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Lyon
Town: Emporia
Party: Republican
District: 66
Chamber: House 1865
Notes:
Source material:



Name: John Vanneman Abrahams
Born: October 28, 1867 in Woodlawn, Maryland.
Died: August 5, 1940 in Topeka, Kansas
Occupation: Insuror
County: Shawnee
Town: Topeka
Party: Republican
District: 34
Chamber: House 1927, 1929, SS1930
Notes: Member of the Kansas State Highway Commission, 1927-1930. Married Oct. 16, 1912, to Meliora Clarkson Hambleton. Came to Kansas in 1893.
Source material:

1)-- Illustriana Kansas. Illustriana Inc., Hebron, Nebraska, 1933.



Name: Albert H. Abrams
Born: May 1862 in Iowa.
Died: March 26, 1935
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Cowley
Town: Arkansas City
Party: Republican
District: 54
Chamber: House 1899
District: 50
Chamber: House 1911
Notes: Spouse's first name listed as Grace
Source material:

1)--1900 Federal Census, Creswell Township, Cowley County, Kansas.


Name: Steve E. Abrams
Born: September 4, 1949
Died:
Occupation: Veterinarian
County: Cowley
Town: Arkansas City
Party: Republican
District: 32
Chamber: Senate 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Notes: Married to Susan Abrams.
Source material:

1)--Kansas Legislative Handbook



Name: Clinton C. Acheson
Born: October 22, 1913
Died: October 15, 2008 in Topeka, Kansas
Occupation: Retired
County: Shawnee
Town: Topeka
Party: Republican
District: 52
Chamber: House 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, SS1987, 1988
Notes: Succeeded J. B. Littlejohn who resigned.
Source material:



Name: Theodore Ackerman
Born: 1849 in Rodendale, Wisconsin
Died:
Occupation: Hardware merchant
County: Russell
Town: Russell
Party: Republican
District: 85
Chamber: House 1899
Notes: Spouse name was Miss Libbie Holly
Source material:

1)--Cutler's History of Kansas, 1883

2)-- Heritage Quest Census 1900



Name: Thomas E. Adair
Born: Feb 17, 1845 in Noble County, Indiana.
Died:
Occupation: Physician, Farmer
County: Chautauqua
Town: Moline 1903; Hewins 1905
Party: Republican
District: 54
Chamber: House 1903, 1905
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1876. Civil War veteran, serving in both 118th Indiana Infantry and 152nd Indiana Regiment.
Source material:

1)-- Handbook of the Kansas Legislature, 1903. Crane & Co., Topeka, KS, 1903.

 



Name: Joan E. Adam
Born: April 4, 1944
Died:
Occupation: Homemaker, Elected official
County: Atchison
Town: Atchison
Party: Democrat
District: 48
Chamber: House 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, SS1987, 1988, 1989, SS1989, 1990, 1991, 1992
Notes:
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Name: Aaron Adams
Born: July 21, 1828
Died: November 6, 1901
Occupation:
County: Greeley
Town:
Party: Republican
District:
Chamber: House 1889
Notes: Delegate sworn in February 21, 1889. County organized
subsequent to the apportionment, no District number assigned.
Source material:



Name: Clyde Benton Adams
Born: April 15, 1906 in Easton, Kansas.
Died: January 11, 1972
Occupation: Lt. Col. US Army (Retired), Municipality manager, Farmer
County: Wyandotte
Town: Kansas City
Party: Democrat
District: 9
Chamber: House 1963, 1964, SS1964, 1965, 1966, SS1966
District: 34
Chamber: House 1967, 1968
Notes: Married April 18, 1928 to Helen Marie Miller.
Source material:

1)--Who's Who in American Politics, First Edition 1967-68 / R.R. Bowker Company, New York, N.Y. and London, 1967.

 



Name: Daniel Marsh Adams
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Shawnee
Town: North Topeka
Party:
District: 56
Chamber: House 1873
Notes:
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Name: David Adams
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Russell
Town: Bunker Hill
Party:
District: 98
Chamber: House 1873
Notes:
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Name: Guy G. Adams
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Greeley
Town: Tribune
Party: Republican
District: 112
Chamber: House 1917
Notes:
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Name: Howard Adams
Born: February 10, 1895 in Maple Hill, Kansas.
Died: November 16, 1959 in Kansas City, Kansas.
Occupation: Banker
County: Wabaunsee
Town: Maple Hill
Party: Republican
District: 44
Chamber: House 1943, 1945, 1947, 1949, 1951
District: 19
Chamber: Senate 1953, 1955, 1956
District: 44
Chamber: House 1957, 1958, SS1958, 1959
Notes: Raymond E. Adams, Sr., appointed to fill vacancy.
Source material:

1)---1951 Kansas Legislative Directory. Topeka, Kan. : Kansas Business Construction Magazine, [1950?].

2)---Kansas City Star, 11/16/1959.

 



Name: John Bunyon Adams
Born: March 25, 1873 in Potwin, Butler County, Kansas.
Died: March 12, 1921 in El Dorado, Kansas
Occupation: Editor, Banker
County: Butler
Town: El Dorado
Party: Republican
District: 56
Chamber: House 1899, 1901
District: 57
Chamber: House 1903
Notes: Life member of the State Historical Society. Married Miss Edna Frazier on November 29, 1905.
Source material:

1)---Handbook of the Kansas Legislature, 1903. Crane & Co., Topeka, KS, 1903.

 



Name: John E. Adams
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Montgomery
Town:
Party: Republican
District: 91
Chamber: House 1870
Notes:



Name: John O. Adams
Born: September 24, 1889 in Langley, Kansas.
Died: July 18, 1961 in Osborne, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer, Merchant (Retired)
County: Osborne
Town: Osborne
Party: Democrat
District: 84
Chamber: House 1951, 1953, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, SS1958, 1959, 1960, 1961
Notes: Minority Leader 1955 -1960. Married Pansy Mitchell in June, 1916.
Source material:

1)--- Online biography found in: A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans A five volume set published in 1918 by William Connelley.

2)---1951 Kansas Legislative Directory. Topeka, Kan. : Kansas Business Construction Magazine, [1950?].

 



Name: John Wesley Adams
Born: April 23, 1854 in Ashland, Ashland County, Ohio.
Died: January 17, 1942
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Republican
District: 71
Chamber: House 1899, 1903, 1905
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1887. In the House journal obituary he is listed as born in 1854. In the 1903 Legislative directory his birth year is 1859.
Source material:

1)---Senate and House Journals, State of Kansas, 1943. House Resolution 21, page 99.

2)---Handbook of the Kansas Legislature, 1903. Crane & Co., Topeka, KS, 1903.



Name: Moses Sawin Adams
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Leavenworth
Town: Leavenworth
Party: Republican
District: 7
Chamber: House 1862
District: 24
Chamber: House 1869
Notes: Speaker of the House in 1862 and 1869.
Source material:



Name: Nelson Adams
Born: June 21, 1850 in Ross County, Ohio.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Pawnee
Town: Larned
Party: Republican
District: 121
Chamber: House 1877
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1869. Civil War veteran, Company K, 89th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Married 1875 to Lillie Brecken.
Source material:

1)---History of the State of Kansas (Pawnee County Section) by William G. Cutler, first published in 1883 by A. T. Andreas, Chicago, IL.



Name: R. D. Adams
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Physician
County: Morris
Town: Skiddy
Party: Republican
District: 81
Chamber: House 1877
Notes:
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Name: Raymond E. Adams, Sr.
Born:
Died: June 7, 1967 in Maple Hill, Kansas.
Occupation: Rancher
County: Wabaunsee
Town: Maple Hill
Party: Republican
District: 44
Chamber: House 1960
Notes: Replaced his cousin, Howard Adams, deceased.
Source material:

1)---Topeka Daily Capitol, 1/5/1960.

2)---Kansas City Star, 6/8/1967.



Name: Richard Duane Adams
Born: April 2, 1921
Died: January 13, 1985
Occupation: Insurance
County: Ottawa
Town: Delphos
Party: Democrat
District: 108
Chamber: House 1977, 1978
Notes: Married to Katharina Wirth. Served in U.S. Navy during WWII.
Source material:

1)---1977-78 Kansas Legislative Directory (Lawrence, KS : World Printing Services, 1977)

 



Name: Stephen Douglas Adams
Born: August 27, 1859 in Ogle, Illinois.
Died: December 10, 1934 in Meade, Kansas.
Occupation: Hotel operator
County: Meade
Town: Meade
Party: Democrat
District: 124
Chamber: House 1901, 1907, SS1908
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1887. On January 27, 1898 married Belle (McGaffin) Peed.
Source Material:

1)---Handbook of the the Kansas Legislature, 1901. Topeka, Kan. : Crane & Co., 1900.



Name: Moses Adamson
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Rooks
Town: Stockton
Party: Republican
District: 102
Chamber: House 1876
Notes: Refused seat January 21, 1876.
Source material:



Name: Jerry L. Aday
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Executive director
County: Ellsworth
Town: Ellsworth
Party: Republican
District: 67
Chamber: House 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
Notes:
Source material:



Name: William H. Addington
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Grainman, Rancher
County: Morton
Town: Elkhart
Party: Republican
District: 125
Chamber: House 1959, 1960
Notes:
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Name: Rezin Addy
Born: 1828
Died: December 11, 1899
Occupation: Physician, Surgeon
County: Johnson
Town: Edgerton
Party: Democrat
District: 22
Chamber: House 1881
Notes:
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Name: David Adkins
Born: March 11, 1961 in Manhattan, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Attorney
County: Johnson
Town: Leawood
Party: Republican
District: 28
Chamber: House 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000
District: 7
Chamber: Senate 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004,
Notes:
Source material:



Name: Jacob Veach Admire
Born: October 15, 1842 in Johnson County, Indiana.
Died: March 3, 1911
Occupation: Newspaper editor (in 1883)
County: Osage
Town: Osage City
Party: Republican
District: 39
Chamber: House 1887, 1889
Notes: Civil War veteran, Company E., 65th Indiana Volunteer Infantry. Member of the State Historical Society.
Source material:

1)---Histroy of the State of Kansas (Osage County Section) by William G. Cutler, first published in 1883 by A. T. Andreas, Chicago, IL.



Name: Joseph Wesley Ady
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Harvey
Town: Newton
Party: Republican
District: 98
Chamber: House 1881
Notes:
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Name: Leonard Aker
Born: about 1842 in Ravenna, Portage County, Ohio.
Died:
Occupation: Blacksmith, Farmer
County: Seward
Town: West Plains 1895; Plains 1897-1898
Party: Republican
District: 124
Chamber: House 1895, 1897, 1898
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1886. Married and the father on one son. Died before special session 1898-1899. Civil War veteran, Company F, 12th Indiana Volunteer Infantry.
Source material:

1)---Handbook of the Kansas Legislature, 1895. George Crane & Co., Topeka, Kansas, 1895.

 



Name: Eugene L. Akin
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Douglas
Town: Lawrence
Party: Republican
District: 9
Chamber: Senate 1866
Notes: Replaced John Speer in 1866.
Source material:



Name: John R. Albert
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Mitchell
Town: Glen Elder
Party: Republican
District: 83
Chamber: House 1925, 1927, SS1928
Notes:
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Name: Benjamin Albertson
Born: August 14, 1846 in Randolph County, North Carolina
Died: September 30, 1924
Occupation: Minister
County: Kiowa
Town: Haviland
Party: Farmers' Alliance
District:
Chamber: House 1891
Notes: Seated as delegate January 15, 1891. Married Anna Newlin on November 11, 1869.
Source material:

1)--- A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans, by William C. Connelley (Chicago: Lewis Publishing Co. 1919).



Name: U. A. Albin
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Butler
Town: Augusta
Party: Republican
District: 90
Chamber: House 1879
Notes:
Source material:


Name: John Alcala
Born: May 23, 1959
Died:
Occupation: Production Sch./Buyer
County: Shawnee
Town: Topeka
Party: Democrat
District: 57
Chamber: House 2013
Notes: Married to Christina Valdivia-Alcala.
Source material:



Name: Henry L. Alden
Born: May 8, 1847 in Hampshire County, Massachusetts.
Died:
Occupation: Attorney
County: Wyandotte
Town: Wyandotte
Party: Republican
District: 17
Chamber: House 1877
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1869. Married Mary F. Cruise. Became Wyandott County attorney in 1882.
Source material:

 

1)---History of the State of Kansas (Wyandotte County Section) by William G. Cutler,first published in 1883 by A. T. Andreas, Chicago, IL.



Name: C. J. Aldrich
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Washington
Town: Brantford
Party:
District: 11
Chamber: House 1872
Notes:
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Name: Charles Saville Aldrich
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Smith
Town: Stone Mound
Party: Republican
District: 95
Chamber: House 1875, 1876
Notes:
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Name: H. L. Aldrich
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Montgomery
Town: Caney
Party: Republican
District: 26
Chamber: House 1915
Notes:
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Name: Demas M. Alexander
Born: December 18, 1825 in Reno, Bond County, Illinois.
Died: February 11, 1871 in Reno, Bond County, Illinois.
Occupation: Farmer
County: Douglas
Town: Lawrence
Party: Republican
District: 8
Chamber: House 1861
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1856. Civil War veteran: Company I, 12th Kansas Regiment. Married to Caroline Baldwin McCord. Returned to Illinois after the war.
Source material:

1)---"Biographies of Members of the First Kansas Legislature, 1861" Transactions of the Kansas State Historical Society, 1907-1908 (vol. 10). Topeka, Kan. : Kansas State Historical Society, 1908.

 



Name: J. M. Alexander
Born: Knox County, Tennessee
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Anderson
Town: Welda
Party: Alliance
District: 20
Chamber: House 1891
Notes: Civil War veteran: (1st) Company I, Illinois 80th Infantry, (2nd) Veteran Reserve Corps. Came to Kansas in 1870.
Source material:

1)---Admire's Political and Legislative Hand book for Kansas/ compiled by W.W. Admire. Topeka, Kan. : G.W. Crane & Co., 1891.

2)--- Information provided by Jane Kelsey of the Kansas State Historical Society, Library and Archives Division.

 



Name: J. M. Alexander
Born: 1822 in Courtland County, New York.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer, Fruit-grower
County: Cowley
Town: Winfield
Party: Democrat
District: Unknown
Chamber: Senate 1871
Notes: Never served. According to Cutler's History he was elected to the Senate in 1871 but was denied the seat as it was determined that the district was not entitled to a senator. Came to Kansas in 1854. Married in 1846 to Anna T. Atwater, niece of the Rev. Gardiner Spring, famous theologian/author of 19th century America. In 1882 J.M. Alexander moved with his family to Florida, but he still retained tracts of land in Cowley County. He was known as "Colonel," a title derived by commission from Governor Bigler of Pennsylvania, who appointed him one of his aides in 1854.
Source material:

1)---Online biography found in History of the State of Kansas (Cowley County section) by William G. Cutler, first published in 1883 by A. T. Andreas, Chicago, IL.



Name: S. M. Alexander
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Grant
Town: New Ulysses
Party: Democrat
District: 118
Chamber: House 1911
Notes:
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Name: William Drummond Alexander
Born: October 117, 1830 in Louisville, St. Lawrence, New York
Died: June 26, 1899 in Topeka, Kansas
Occupation:
County: Shawnee
Town: Topeka
Party: Republican
District: 64
Chamber: House 1879
Notes: Married Margaret Ann Williamson at Troy, Ohio in 1854 they had 3 children. Moved to Topeka in 1875.
Source material:

1)---Information provided by family member Janet Alexander.



Name: Ephriam A. Alford
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Chase
Town: Bazaar
Party: Republican
District: 68
Chamber: House 1863, 1864
Notes:
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Name: John W. Alford
Born: February 19, 1887 in Erie, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Druggist, Farmer
County: Grant
Town: New Ulysses (became Ulysses in 1923)
Party: Republican
District: 118
Chamber: House 1921, 1923, SS1923, 1949, 1951, 1953, 1955, 1956
Notes:
Source material:

1)---1951 Kansas Legislative Directory. Topeka, Kan. : Kansas Business Construction Magazine, [1950?].


Name: Stephen J. Alford
Born: October 14, 1942
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Grant
Town: Ulysses
Party: Republican
District: 124
Chamber: House 2011, 2012, 2013
Notes: Married to Peggy Alford.
Source material:



Name: George W. Allaman
Born: September 28, 1862 in Cedar Rapids, Ia.,
Died: September 24, 1937 in Atchison, Kansas.
Occupation: Physician
County: Atchison
Town: Atchison
Party: Democrat
District: 2
Chamber: House 1905
Notes:
Source material:

1)---Handbook of the Kansas Legislature, 1905. Topeka, Kan. : Geo Crane & Co., 1905.



Name: Richard Alldritt
Born: January 10, 1947
Died:
Occupation: Self-employed
County: Kingman
Town: Harper
Party: Democrat
District: 105
Chamber: House 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001
Notes:
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Name: Donald Lee Allegrucci
Born: September 19, 1936
Died:
Occupation: Attorney
County: Crawford
Town: Pittsburg
Party: Democrat
District: 13
Chamber: Senate 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980
Notes: Married to Joyce Thompson.
Source material:

1)---1977-1978 Kansas Legislative Directory. ( Kansas City, Mo. : Halgo Publishing Inc. 1978?.)



Name: Abner Allen
Born: Sept. 16, 1826 in Columbiana County, Ohio.
Died: April 3, 1899 in Ocean Park, California.
Occupation: Farmer
County: Wabaunsee
Town: Wabaunsee
Party: Republican
District: 5
Chamber: House 1861
Notes: Married November 29, 1859 to Lavinia Taylor.
Source Material:

1)---Transactions of the Kansas State Historical Society, 1907-1908. vol. 10. (Topeka, Kan. : State Printing Office, 1908) p. 243.



Name: Barbara P. Allen
Born: February 8, 1961 in Kansas City, Missouri.
Died:
Occupation: Attorney
County: Johnson
Town: Prairie Village
Party: Republican
District: 21
Chamber: House 1988, 1989, SS1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995,
1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000
District: 8
Chamber: Senate 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, SS2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Notes: Succeeded Ron Fox who resigned in 1987.
Source material

1)---Kansas Legislative website, 2006 viewing.



Name: Benjamin Daniel Allen
Born: August 13, 1879 in Highland, Kansas.
Died: December 17, 1964 in Kansas City, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Doniphan
Town: Highland
Party: Republican
District: 1
Chamber: Senate 1949, 1951
Notes: When he was young his father moved the family to near San Diego, California, and became a fruit grower there. Some time after 1900 Benjamin D. Allen returned to Kansas. He was married to Maude Mabel Hale, April 23, 1907.
Source material:

1)---1951 Kansas Legislative Directory. Topeka, Kan. : Kansas Business Construction Magazine, [1950?].

2)---Illustriana Kansas. Hebron, Neb. : Illustriana Inc., 1933.



Name: Charles H. Allen
Born: about 1851 in Woodstock, Windsor County, Vermont.
Died:
Occupation: Carpenter
County: Wyandotte
Town: Kansas City
Party: Republican
District: 9
Chamber: House 1895
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1878.
Source material:



Name: Donald C. Allen
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Jefferson
Town: Valley Falls
Party: Republican
District: 5
Chamber: Senate 1937, SS1938, 1939
Notes:
Source material:



Name: Edwin B. Allen
Born: March 7, 1836 in Lorain County, Ohio.
Died: March 31, 1908 Buchanan County, Mo.
Occupation: Farmer/physician
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Republican
District: 76
Chamber: House 1873, 1875
District: 89
Chamber: House 1883, SS1884
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1865. First mayor of Wichita, Kansas. Married 1st May 25, 1857 to Eliza Sewell. Married 2nd Mary J. Garrison.
Source material:

1)--- History of the State of Kansas (Sedgwick County Section) by William G. Cutler,first published in 1883 by A. T. Andreas, Chicago, IL.



Name: George Reuben Allen
Born: January 11, 1870
Died: October 8, 1945
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Wyandotte
Town: Kansas City
Party: Republican
District: 10
Chamber: House 1909
District: 8
Chamber: House 1911, 1917
Notes:
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Name: Guy L. Allen
Born: September 10, 1906
Died: March 18, 1982 in Norton, Kansas.
Occupation: Accountant, Farmer, Stockman
County: Norton
Town: Norton
Party: Republican
District: 101
Chamber: House 1941, 1943
Notes:
Source material:

1)---1943 Kansas Legislative Directory. (Topeka, Kan. : Kansas Business Magazine, 1943?.)

2)---Norton Cemetery records.



Name: Harvey Allen
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Cabinet Maker
County: Leavenworth
Town: Leavenworth
Party: Republican
District: 24
Chamber: House 1867
Notes:
Source material:



Name: James L. Allen
Born: May 20, 1870 in Doniphan County, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Doniphan
Town: Highland
Party: Republican
District: 1
Chamber: Senate 1901, 1903, SS1903
Notes:
Source material:

1)---Handbook of the Kansas Legislature, 1903. Topeka, Kan. : Geo Crane & Co., 1903.



Name: James Montgomery Allen
Born: January 31, 1842 near Greencastle, Putnam County, Indiana.
Died: December 1, 1912 in Chanute, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer
County: Neosho
Town: Urbana
Party: Republican
District: 45
Chamber: House 1874, SS1874
Notes: Married August 27, 1867 to Eva Foster in Baldwin, Kansas.
Source material

1)---Information provided through the research of John A. Jackson, KSGenWeb, Civil war coordinator.



Name: James R. Allen
Born: August 16, 1894 in Gray County, Kansas.
Died: October, 1970.
Occupation: Farmer, Merchant, Stockman
County: Gray
Town: Cimarron
Party: Democrat
District: 120
Chamber: House 1931, 1933, SS1933, SS1934, 1935, SS1936, 1949, 1961, 1962
Notes: Married in about 1915 to Ethel Hatch.
Source material:

1)---Who's Who in the Kansas Legislature, Session 1931 / by Arch Bell. Howell Printing Company : Great Bend, Kansas, 1931.

2)---Social security death record files.



Name: Jim L. Allen
Born: March 22, 1934 in Ottawa
Died: January 20, 2003 in Topeka, Kansas
Occupation: Dairy Farmer
County: Franklin
Town: Ottawa
Party: Republican
District: 14
Chamber: House 1979, 1980
District: 11
Chamber: Senate 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989,
SS1989, 1990, 1991
Notes: Resigned July 1991. Married Carol Schaben on December 26, 1954.
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Name: Martin Allen
Born: 1829 in Monroe County, Ohio.
Died:
Occupation: United States circuit court commissioner, 1874-1880.
County: Ellis
Town: Hays
Party: Republican
District: 119
Chamber: House 1881
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1872. Married 1854 to Elizabeth Augustine.
Source material:

1)---History of the State of Kansas (Ellis County Section) by William G. Cutler, first published in 1883 by A. T. Andreas, Chicago, IL.



Name: N. J. Allen
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Jackson
Town: North Cedar
Party: Republican
District: 79
Chamber: House 1869
Notes:
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Name: R. N. Allen
Born: November 26, 1846 in Green Castle, Putnam County, Indiana.
Died: September 12, 1914 in Chanute, Kansas.
Occupation: Broker
County: Neosho
Town: Chanute
Party: Republican
District: 11
Chamber: Senate 1885, 1886, 1887
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1869. Civil war veteran.
Source material

1)---History of the State of Kansas (Neosho County Section) by William G. Cutler, first published in 1883 by A. T. Andreas, Chicago, IL.



Name: Richard F. Allen
Born: October 22, 1903 in Kansas City, Kansas
Died: March 29, 1993 at Baldwin, Kansas
Occupation: Lawyer, Insurance executive
County: Douglas
Town: Baldwin
Party: Republican
District: 12
Chamber: House 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, SS1958, 1959
Notes: Married to Mildred Petefish August 22, 1952
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Name: Robert N. Allen
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer, Insurance, Savings & Loan
County: Neosho
Town: Chanute
Party: Republican
District: 28
Chamber: House 1941, 1957, 1958, SS1958
Notes:
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Name: Walter N. Allen
Born: March 1, 1834 in Halifax County, North Carolina.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Jefferson
Town: Oskaloosa
Party: Republican
District: 19
Chamber: House 1866
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1857. Married Jannie Walker.
Source material:

1)---History of the State of Kansas (Jefferson County Section) by William G. Cutler,first published in 1883 by A. T. Andreas, Chicago, IL.



Name: H. M. Aller
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Editor
County: Leavenworth
Town: Leavenworth
Party: Republican
District: 6
Chamber: Senate 1881, 1883, SS1884
Notes:
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Name: Edmond Morton Allison
Born: December 21, 1866
Died: June 13, 1931
Occupation: Farmer, Dairyman, Banker
County: Ottawa
Town: Culver
Party: Republican
District: 62
Chamber: House 1927, SS1928
Notes:
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Name: Lynn D. Allison
Born: November 10, 1934
Died: May 1, 1999
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Republican
District: 79
Chamber: House 1971, 1972
Notes:
Source material:

1)---Information supplied by Julie Allison.



Name: Samuel J. Allmon
Born: October 20, 1851
Died: 1936
Occupation:
County: Pratt
Town: Pratt
Party: Democrat
District: 74
Chamber: House 1915
Notes:
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Name: Clement D. Alspaugh
Born: February 8, 1866
Died: January 8, 1937
Occupation: Railroad man (Retired)
County: Montgomery
Town: Coffeyville
Party: Democrat
District: 26
Chamber: House 1937
Notes: Elected a member of the 1937 Legislature; but his death
occurred January 8.
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Name: Kenneth L. Althaus
Born: December 14, 1907 at Neola,
Died: August 23, 1984 in Atchison, Kansas
Occupation: Retired
County: Atchison
Town: Atchison
Party: Republican
District: 47
Chamber: House 1975, 1976
Notes: Married Etta McOster on April 22, 1926
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