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Name: Abraham Brown
Born:
Died:  1876
Occupation: Land Agent
County: Leavenworth
Town: Leavenworth
Party: Republican
District: 24
Chamber: House 1863
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Name: Adolphus Ziba Brown
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Wilson
Town: Guildford
Party: Farmers' Alliance
District: 35
Chamber: House 1891
Notes:
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Name: Alexander William J. Brown
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Allen
Town: Iola
Party: Republican
District: 54
Chamber: House 1863
Notes:
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Name: Anthony L. (Tony) Brown
Born: August 15, 1961, Carmi, Illinois
Died:
Occupation: College professor
County: Douglas
Town: Baldwin, City
Party: Republican
District: 10
Chamber: House 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Notes: Married to Becky Henderson
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Name: Anthony R. Brown
Born: December 3, 1968 in Ottawa, Kansas
Died:
Occupation: Carpenter/Contractor
County: Douglas
Town: Eudora
Party: Republican
District: 38
Chamber: House 2005, SS2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Notes: Married to Susan M. Brown.
Source material:

1)---http://www.kslegislature.org



Name: Austin Brown
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Johnson
Town: Wilder
Party: Republican
District: 21
Chamber: House 1881
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Name: B. M. Brown
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Greenwood
Town: Fall River
Party: Republican
District: 47
Chamber: House 1915, 1917
Notes:
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Name: Benjamin F. Brown
Born: 1859
Died:
Occupation: Banker
County: Sherman
Town: Goodland
Party: Republican
District: 113
Chamber: House 1905
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Name: Calvin Smith Brown
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Montgomery
Town: Independence
Party: Republican
District: 64
Chamber: House 1874, SS1874
Notes: Won contested election and took seat held by John Boyd on February 12, 1874.
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Name: Carl R. Brown
Born: November 15, 1885 near Stockton, Kansas.
Died: January 19, 1966 in Haviland, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer
County: Rooks
Town: Stockton
Party: Democrat
District: 88
Chamber: House 1925, 1927, SS1928
Notes: Deeded 80 acres of land west of Stockton to Other Americans Inc., an atheist organization headed by Madalyn Murray of Baltimore, Maryland.
Source material:

1)---Topeka State Journal 1/21/1966.



Name: Channing John Brown
Born: October 31, 1847 in Genesee County, New York.
Died:
Occupation: Attorney
County: Marshall
Town: Blue Rapids
Party: Republican
District: 10
Chamber: House 1875
District: 31
Chamber: Senate 1877, 1879
Notes: Married in 1881 to Mrs. Julia E. (Gilmore) Greer.
Source material:

1)---Standard History of Kansas and Kansans (Chicago: Lewis Publishing Company, copyright 1918).



Name: Charles H. Brown
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Linn
Town: Mound City
Party: Republican
District: 15
Chamber: House 1911
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Name: Charles J. Brown
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Mitchell
Town: Beloit
Party: Republican
District: 111
Chamber: House 1879
Notes:
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Name: Charles L. Brown
Born: 1866 in St. Claire County, Illinois.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Cowley
Town: Arkansas City
Party: Populist
District: 52
Chamber: House 1897, 1898
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1888. Married and the father of one child.
Source material:

1)---Handbook of the Kansas Legislature, 1897 (Topeka, Kan. : Crane & Company, 1897).



Name: D. A. Brown
Born: February 25, 1881 in Chicago
Died:
Occupation: Contractor, Farmer, Stockman
County: Osborne
Town: Osborne
Party: Republican
District: 84
Chamber: House 1933, SS1933, SS1934, 1935, SS1936
Notes: Married Miss Ellen Johnson on August 7, 1907
Source material:

1)---The Kansas Legislative Blue Book 1933



Name: E. J. Brown
Born: November 7, 1828 in Patterson, New York.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Woodson
Town:
Party:
District: 11
Chamber: House 1862
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1856
Source material:

1)---Transactions of the Kansas State Historical Society, 1907-1908. vol. 10. (Topeka, Kan. : State Printing Office, 1908) p. 244.



Name: E. J. G. Brown
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Coffey
Town: LeRoy
Party: Democrat
District: 12
Chamber: 1861
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Name: Edwin H. Brown
Born:  about 1834 in Bridgeton, Cumberland, Maine
Died:
Occupation: Coal dealer
County: Crawford
Town: Girard
Party: Republican
District: 25
Chamber: House 1887
District: 23
Chamber: House 1895
Notes:
Source material:
1)---1895 Legislative Directory



Name: Elmer E. Brown
Born: January 20, 1863
Died: January 25, 1949
Occupation: Farmer
County: Douglas
Town: Lawrence
Party: Republican
District: 12
Chamber: House 1917, 1919, SS1919, SS1920
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Name: Frederick Brown
Born: December 31, 1870 in Carthage, Missouri.
Died:
Occupation: Electrician
County: Labette
Town: Parsons
Party: Republican
District: 27
Chamber: House 1903, SS1903
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1877.
Source material:

1)---Handbook of the Kansas Legislature, 1903.



Name: George Austin Brown
Born: August 4, 1888
Died: February 27, 1957
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Republican
District: 66
Chamber: House 1929, SS1930, 1931
Notes:
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Name: George W. Brown
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Merchant
County: Crawford
Town: Cherokee
Party: Reform
District: 40
Chamber: House 1875
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Name: George Washington Brown
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Nemaha
Town: Seneca
Party: Republican
District: 8
Chamber: House 1875
Notes:
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Name: Harlow Billings Brown
Born: April 10, 1889 in Loda Township, Reno County, Kansas.
Died: July 16, 1983
Occupation: Newspaper publisher (Retired)
County: Reno
Town: Hutchinson
Party: Democrat
District: 74
Chamber: House 1963, 1964, SS1964
District: 75
Chamber: House 1965, 1966, SS1966
Notes: Married August 27, 1911 to Amanda Cathern Poff.
Source material:

1)---Who's Who in American Politics, Second Edition 1969-1970. (R. R. Bowker Company New York and London, 1969.)



Name: J. D. Brown
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Harper
Town: Anthony
Party: Democrat
District: 76
Chamber: House 1907, SS1908
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Name: James U. Brown
Born: 1863 in Westmeath, Ireland.
Died:  April 30, 1911 in Hutchinson, Kansas.
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Greeley
Town: Tribune
Party: Republican
District: 112
Chamber: House 1897, 1898
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1886 from Indiana. Married Etta Hardin on April 26, 1891
Source material:

1)---Handbook of the Kansas Legislature, 1897 (Topeka, Kan. : Crane & Company, 1897).



Name: J. W. Brown
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Butler
Town: Haverhill
Party: Democrat
District: 53
Chamber: House 1911
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Name: Jacob A. Brown
Born: September 12, 1867
Died: March 29, 1965
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Norton
Town: Edmond
Party: Republican
District: 101
Chamber: House 1945
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Name: James T. Brown
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Banker
County: Ottawa
Town: Delphos
Party: Republican
District: 62
Chamber: House 1923, SS1923, 1925
Notes:
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Name: John W. Brown
Born: May 9, 1832 in Belmont County, Ohio.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Shawnee
Town: Auburn
Party: Republican
District: 42
Chamber: House 1870
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1849. Married Elizabeth Perkins in 1851.
Source material:

1)---History of Kansas / William G. Cutler. (Topeka, Kan. : A.T. Andreas, 1883). Also available on the Internet at: http://www.kancoll.org/books/cutler/shawnee



Name: Joseph W. Brown
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Cloud
Town: Clyde
Party: Republican
District: 75
Chamber: House 1889
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Name: Leander C. Brown
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Cowley
Town: Arkansas City
Party: Democrat
District: 50
Chamber: House 1923, SS1923
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Name: Milton Brown
Born: about 1854 in Henry County, Indiana.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Finney
Town: Garden City
Party: Republican
District: 38
Chamber: Senate 1893, 1895
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1884.
Source material:

1)---Kansas Legislative Handbook, 1895. Topeka, Kan. : Crane & Co, 1894.



Name: Napolean Boneparte Brown
Born:  1834
Died:  March 18, 1910
Occupation: Banker
County: Cloud
Town: Concordia
Party: Republican
District: 33
Chamber: Senate 1881, 1883, SS1884
Notes:  Wife name is Katherine (Katie)
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Name: Nancy J. Brown
Born: September 3, 1942
Died:
Occupation: Executive Director, Kansas Association of Townships
County: Johnson
Town: Stanley
Party: Republican
District: 27
Chamber: House 1985, 1986, 1987, SS1987, 1988, 1989, SS1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994
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Name: Oscar Brown
Born: February 11, 1912
Died: June 28, 2005
Occupation: Merchant, Bank president
County: Graham
Town: Bogue
Party: Republican
District: 100
Chamber: House 1951, 1953, 1955, 1956
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Name: S. E. Brown
Born: November 11, 1853 in Wisconsin.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Brown
Town: Hiawatha
Party: Republican
District: 41
Chamber: House 1903, SS1903, 1905
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1879 from Wisconsin.
Source material:

1)---Handbook of the Kansas Legislature, 1903.



Name: Thomas J. Brown, Jr.
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Merchant
County: Leavenworth
Town: Leavenworth
Party: Democrat
District: 5
Chamber: House 1937, SS1938
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Name: Valorous "Val" Brown
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Jefferson
Town: Medina
Party: Republican; Farmers' Alliance
District: 17
Chamber: House 1873, 1874, SS1874
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Name: Walter Eugene Brown
Born: about 1888 in Whiting, Kansas.
Died: March 24, 1954 in Darien, Connecticut.
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Atchison
Town: Atchison
Party: Republican
District: 2
Chamber: House 1921
Notes: Married to Mary Gibson Brown. Buried in Holton, Kansas.
Source material:

1)---Topeka Daily Capitol 3/26/1954.



Name: Walter P. Brown
Born: October 20, 1862 in Oak Field, Genesee County, New York.
Died:
Occupation: Merchant
County: Marshall
Town: Blue Rapids
Party: Republican
District: 19
Chamber: Senate 1909, 1911
Notes: Brother to Channing John Brown.
Source material:

1)---Standard History of Kansas and Kansans (Chicago: Lewis Publishing Company, copyright 1918).



Name: Willard R. Brown
Born: February 19, 1878 in Ohio.
Died: June 15, 1951 near Emmett, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Pottawatomie
Town: Emmett
Party: Republican
District: 17
Chamber: Senate 1941, 1943
Notes: Came to Ottawa County, Kansas in 1870 with his parents. Buried in Memorial Park cemetery in Topeka, Kansas.
Source material:

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

2)---Topeka State Journal 6/16/1951.



Name: Willard R. (Bob) Brown, Jr.
Born:  1904 in Minneapolis, Kansas
Died: October 20, 1996
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Pottawatomie
Town: Emmett
Party: Republican
District: 17
Chamber: Senate 1957, 1958, SS1958, 1959, 1960
District: 39
Chamber: House 1962, 1963, 1964, SS1964, 1965, 1966, SS1966
District: 58
Chamber: House 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972
Notes: In 1962, replaced C. N. Bressler, deceased. Son of former state senator Willard R. Brown.
Source material:

1)---Topeka State Journal 9/7/1961.
2)---1957 Legislative Directory.



Name: William Eugene Brown
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Harvey
Town: Newton
Party: Republican
District: 81
Chamber: House 1891
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Name: William F. Brown
Born: February 25, 1860 in Bath, Illinois.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Pratt
Town: Caven
Party: Populist
District: 75
Chamber: House 1893, 1895, 1897, SS1898
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1869. Married and the father of seven children. Declared ineligible to seat in 1893 because he held a Federal office as postmaster of Caven. Mr. Brown was a Quaker, and wrote under the nom de plume "Old Bill Fisher."
Source material:

1)---Handbook of the Kansas Legislature, 1897 (Topeka, Kan. : Crane & Company, 1897).



Name: Willis L . Brown
Born:  January 28, 1854 in Woodhull, New York
Died:  October 25, 1931
Occupation: Stockraiser
County: Kingman
Town: Kingman
Party: Democrat
District: 77
Chamber: House 1909
District: 72
Chamber: House 1911, 1913
Notes: Speaker of the House in 1913. On July, 1881, married Miss Sadie J. Blake.
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Name: Eldred Browne
Born: in the British West Indies.
Died:
Occupation: Chiropractor
County: Wyandotte
Town: Kansas City
Party: Democrat
District: 8
Chamber: House 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, SS1958
Notes: The only African-American in the 1955 Legislature. Came to Kansas in 1948.
Source material:

1)---Topeka Capitol 12/30/1954.



Name: O. H. Browne
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Osage
Town: Ridgeway
Party: Independent
District: 60
Chamber: House 1865
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Name: V. L. Browning
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Cherokee
Town: Sherman City
Party: Fusion
District: 41
Chamber: House 1881
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Name: Hugh L. Brownlee
Born: 1885
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Reno
Town: Sylvia
Party: Republican
District: 76
Chamber: House 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, SS1958
Notes: Master Farmer in 1937.
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Name: Karin S. Brownlee
Born: July 25, 1955
Died:
Occupation: Homemaker
County: Johnson
Town: Olathe
Party: Republican
District: 23
Chamber: Senate 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, SS2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
Notes: Married to Doug Brownlee. Appointed to Secretary of the Kansas Department of Labor January 2011.
Source material:

1)---http://www.kslegislature.org



Name: Franklin T. (Terry) Bruce
Born: March 6, 1975
Died:
Occupation: Attorney
County: Reno
Town: Hutchinson
Party: Republican
District: 34
Chamber: Senate 2005, SS2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Notes: Married to Sarah Bruce. Senate Majority Leader 2013
Source material:

1)---http://www.kslegislature.org


Name: Rob Bruchman
Born: May 2, 1978
Died:
Occupation: Attorney
County: Johnson
Town: Overland Park
Party: Republican
District: 20
Chamber: House 2011, 2012, 2013
Notes: Married to Janell.
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Name: Karl Arthur Brueck
Born: July 24, 1910 in Paola, Kansas.
Died: October 4,1988 at Paola, Kansas
Occupation: Insurance business
County: Miami
Town: Paola
Party: Democrat
District: 14
Chamber: House 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, SS1958, 1959, 1960
Notes: Married April 25, 1964 to Thelma M. Hart. Veteran: WWII.
Source material:

1)---Who's Who in American Politics, Seventh Edition 1979-80 / R.R. Bowker Company, New York, N.Y., 1979.



Name: Jerome D. Brumbaugh
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Marshall
Town: Marysville
Party: Independent Republican
District: 15
Chamber: House 1864
District: 10
Chamber: House 1876
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Name: Aaron Brundage
Born: 1801 in Pennsylvania.
Died: February 26, 1879 in Willow Springs, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer
County: Douglas
Town: Prairie City
Party: Republican
District: 38
Chamber: House 1869
Notes: Buried at Sutton Cemetery, Willow Springs Township.
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Name: John B. Bruner
Born: July 29, 1837 in Muncy, Pennsylvania.
Died:
Occupation: Jeweler, Merchant, Banker
County: Johnson
Town: Gardner
Party: Republican
District: 34
Chamber: House 1868
District: 22
Chamber: House 1879
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1865. Married Minerva E. Cramer, April 15, 1869.
Source material:

1)---"Biographies of Members of the Legislature of 1868." found in: Transactions of the Kansas State Historical Society, 1907-1908. Topeka, Kan. : Kansas State Historical Society, 1908.



Name: Thomas W. Bruner
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Kearny
Town: Oanica
Party: Republican
District: 116
Chamber: House 1917, 1919, SS1919, SS1920
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Name: Ig Brungardt
Born: February 7, 1895
Died:
Occupation: Stockman, Real estate
County: Gove
Town: Grainfield
Party: Democrat
District: 104
Chamber: House 1949
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Name: Pete F. Brungardt
Born: January 30, 1947
Died:
Occupation: Optometrist
County: Saline
Town: Salina
Party: Republican
District: 24
Chamber: Senate 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, SS2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Notes: Married to Rosie Brungardt.
Source material:

1)---http://www.kslegislature.org



Name: Steven Brunk
Born: November 20, 1951
Died:
Occupation: Real Estate and Business Broker
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Republican
District: 85
Chamber: House 2003, 2004, 2005, SS2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Notes: Married to Billie Brunk.
Source material:

1)---http://www.kslegislature.org



Name: Benjamin J. Brunner
Born: October 3, 1879 in Onaga, Kansas.
Died: May 1942 in Wamego, Kansas.
Occupation: Physician
County: Pottawatomie
Town: Wamego
Party: Democrat
District: 18
Chamber: Senate 1917, 1919, SS1919, SS1920
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Name: Tom Bruns
Born: December 20, 1931
Died:
Occupation: Veterinarian, Farmer
County: Wyandotte
Town: Kansas City
Party: Democrat
District: 35
Chamber: House 1993, 1994
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Name: Leroy Brunson
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Retired
County: Cherokee
Town: Baxter Springs
Party: Republican
District: 1
Chamber: House 1970
Notes: Succeeded Bill Fribley.
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Name: Thomas R. Bryan
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Cowley
Town: Dexter
Party: Republican
District: 75
Chamber: House 1875
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Name: Dale M. Bryant
Born: September 28, 1897 in Parker, Kansas.
Died: September 9, 1978
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Republican
District: 67
Chamber: House 1943, 1945, 1947, 1949, 1951
Notes: Speaker of the House in 1949.
Source material:

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



Name: Peter Bryant
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Jackson
Town: Banner
Party: Radical Republican
District: 18
Chamber: House 1867
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Name: Randolph Foster Bryant
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Physician
County: Lincoln
Town: Lincoln Center
Party: Independent Republican
District: 104
Chamber: House 1883, SS1884, 1885, SS1886
Notes:
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Name: William M. Bryant
Born: November 19, 1944
Died:
Occupation: Veterinarian, Farmer
County: Riley
Town: Washington
Party: Republican
District: 63
Chamber: House 1985, 1986, 1987, SS1987, 1988, 1989, SS1989, 1990
District: 106
Chamber: House 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996
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Name: John Bryden
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Greenwood
Town: Eureka
Party: Farmers' Alliance
District: 66
Chamber: House 1891
Notes:
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Name: Thomas Montgomery Bryden
Born: July 4, 1883 (some sources say 1882) in Scranton, Kansas.
Died: August 4, 1957 in Pratt, Kansas.
Occupation: Railroad man (Retired)
County: Pratt
Town: Pratt
Party: Republican
District: 74
Chamber: House 1943, 1945
Notes: Brother to William J. Bryden
Source material:

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



Name: William J. Bryden
Born: 1877 in Newbury, West Virginia.
Died: September, 1947
Occupation: Miner
County: Osage
Town: Lyndon
Party: Republican
District: 36
Chamber: House 1909
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1881. Moved to Topeka after serving in the Legislature where he worked in the State Insurance Dept. until taking up private business in the insurance industry. Brother to Thomas M. Bryden
Source material:

1)---Builders of Topeka, 1956. Topeka : Capper Printing Company, 1956. (information taken from a biographical article on his son, W. J. Bryden, Jr. on page 38)



Name: William Johnston Buchan
Born: August 22, 1843 in Ashland, Ohio.
Died: March 21, 1922 in Brookline, Massachusetts.
Occupation: Attorney
County: Wyandotte
Town: Wyandotte, Kansas City 1889-1891
Party: Republican
District: 27
Chamber: House 1873, 1875
District: 8
Chamber: Senate 1877, 1879, 1881, 1883, SS1884
District: 4
Chamber: Senate 1885, SS1886, 1887, 1889, 1891
Notes: Civil War veteran: Company H, 42nd Ohio Volunteers... (his regiment was transferred several times). Moved to Kansas in 1867.
Source material:

1)---Directory of the Kansas Senate, 1889 / by A.G. Stacey, Secretary. Topeka, Kan. Kansas Publishing House, 1889.



Name: James Paul Buchele, Jr.
Born: September 25, 1941 in Cedar Vale, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Lawyer
County: Chautauqua 1965 - 1966, Shawnee 1967 - 1972
Town: Cedar Vale 1965 - 1966, Topeka 1967 - 1972
Party: Democrat
District: 46
Chamber: House 1965, 1966, SS1966
District: 42
Chamber: House 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972
Notes: Married December 28, 1965 to Bonnie Jean Cadwalader.
Source material:

1)---Who's Who in American Politics, Second Edition 1969-1970. (R. R. Bowker Company New York and London, 1969.)



Name: Robert Buchele
Born: April 26, 1904
Died: September 1986
Occupation: Osteopathic Physician
County: Elk
Town: Howard
Party: Republican
District: 48
Chamber: House 1949, 1951, 1953, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, SS1958
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1910 from Ohio.
Source material:

1)---Topeka Capitol 12/28/1956.



Name: C. A. Buck
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Jefferson
Town:
Party:
District: 19
Chamber: House 1864
Notes:
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Name: James Jay Buck
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Attorney
County: Lyon
Town: Emporia
Party: Republican
District: 61
Chamber: House 1885, 1886
District: 50
Chamber: House 1909
Notes:
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Name: Wallace M. Buck, Jr.
Born:  March 13, 1931
Died:  July 21, 2012 in Topeka, Kansas
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Shawnee
Town: Topeka
Party: Republican
District: 48
Chamber: House 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972
District: 52
Chamber: House 1973, 1974
Notes:
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Name: John Alfred Bucklin
Born: about 1855 in Herrna Parish, Westergothland Province, Sweden.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Thomas
Town: Oakley
Party: Populist 1893 - 1895; Democrat 1901 - 1903
District: 106
Chamber: House 1893, 1895
District: 109
Chamber: House 1901
District: 110
Chamber: House 1903, SS1903
Notes: Came to Thomas County, Kansas, in 1885.
Source material:

1)---Handbook of the Kansas Legislature, 1903.



Name: Max C. Bucklin
Born: September 22, 1899 in Sawyer, Kansas.
Died: July 24, 1966 in Pratt, Kansas.
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Pratt
Town: Pratt
Party: Republican
District: 74
Chamber: House 1929, SS1930, 1931
Notes: Married in 1925 to Elizabeth Brown of Ashland, Kansas.
Source material:

1)---Topeka State Journal 11/24/1966



Name: George H. Buckman
Born:
Died:  October 30, 1915
Occupation: Attorney
County: Cowley
Town: Winfield
Party: Republican
District: 56
Chamber: House 1909
District: 51
Chamber: House 1911
Notes: Speaker of the House in 1911.
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Name: Thomas Buckman
Born: August 26, 1824 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Shawnee
Town: Dover
Party: Republican
District: 64
Chamber: House 1877
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1869. Married Susanna Howell in Trenton, New Jersey in November, 1847.
Source material:

1)---History of Kansas/ William G. Cutler. (Topeka, Kan. : A.T. Andreas, 1883). Also available on the Internet at: http://www.kancoll.org/books/cutler/shawnee



Name: Henry Buckmaster
Born: Pennsylvania about 1815.
Died: June 1875 in Oskaloosa, Kansas.
Occupation: Physician
County: Jefferson
Town: Oskaloosa
Party: Republican
District: 6
Chamber: House 1861
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1857.
Source material:

1)---Transactions of the Kansas State Historical Society, 1907-1908. vol. 10. (Topeka, Kan. : State Printing Office, 1908) p. 245.



Name: Edwin Buehler
Born: July 3, 1874 near Canal Dover, Ohio.
Died:
Occupation: Merchant
County: Nemaha
Town: Seneca
Party: Republican
District: 18
Chamber: Senate 1929, SS1930, 1931
Notes: Came to Kansas with his parents in 1885. Married Agnes Louise Conwell October 28, 1908.
Source material:

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



Name: Frank J. Buehler
Born: December 14, 1919
Died: December 5, 2008 in Great Bend, Kansas
Occupation: Merchant
County: Barton
Town: Claflin
Party: Republican
District: 113
Chamber: House 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, SS1987, 1988, 1989, SS1989, 1990
Notes:
Source material:



Name: John E. Buehler
Born: September 13, 1910 in Seneca, Kansas.
Died: April 22, 1963 in Atchison, Kansas.
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Atchison
Town: Atchison
Party: Republican
District: 2
Chamber: House 1953, 1955, 1956
Notes: Married to Sarah Elizabeth Harman. Son of former Senator Edwin Buehler.
Source material:

1)---Horton Headlight 4/25/1963.



Name: Max Buek
Born:  July 8, 1844 in Hamburg, Livingston County, Michigan
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Osage
Town: Dragoon
Party: Independent Republican
District: 44
Chamber: House 1883, SS1884
Notes:  Married Miss Lucy Crumb in 1874
Source material:



Name: John F. Buell
Born: 1842 in Sherburne, Chenango County, New York.
Died: July 16, 1916 in Topeka, Kansas.
Occupation: Grain buyer
County: Pottawatomie
Town: St. Marys
Party: Republican
District: 43
Chamber: House 1897, 1898
Notes: Came to Kansas from New York in 1870. Married to Addis A. Buell and the father of five.
Source material:

1)---Handbook of the Kansas Legislature, 1897 (Topeka, Kan. : Crane & Company, 1897).



Name: Elmer Julien Buffington
Born: March 22, 1875 in Oxford, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Sumner
Town: Oxford
Party: Republican
District: 70
Chamber: House 1929, SS1930, 1931
Notes: January 1, 1902 married Margaret Ann Alley.
Source material:

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



Name: M. C. Buffington
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Ness
Town: Ness City
Party: Republican
District: 98
Chamber: House 1927, SS1928
Notes:
Source material:



Name: Mark A. Buhler
Born: June 16, 1954
Died:
Occupation: Real estate
County: Douglas
Town: Lawrence
Party: Republican
District: 2
Chamber: Senate 2002, 2003, 2004
Notes:
Source material:



Name: Benjamin Ruben Bull
Born: June 26, 1870 in Marshall County, Kansas.
Died: July 19, 1939 near Marysville, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Marshall
Town: Marysville
Party: Republican
District: 40
Chamber: House 1929, SS1930, 1931
Notes: June 26, 1903 married Pearl Travelute. Sergeant of Arms of the House 1937, Assistant Sergeant of Arms of the House 1939.
Source material:

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



Name: Hiram C. Bull
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Merchant
County: Osborne
Town: Bull City
Party: Republican
District: 117
Chamber: House 1877, 1879
Notes:
Source material:



Name: George G. Bunger
Born: November 12, 1882 in Chalk Mound near Eskridge, Kansas.
Died: October 4, 1961 in Topeka, Kansas.
Occupation:
County: Wabaunsee
Town: Eskridge
Party: Democrat
District: 44
Chamber: House 1911, 1913
Notes: Speaker of the House. Was on a 3 man committee responsible for erection of Kansas State Historical Society Building at 10th and Jackson. Introduced the bill giving the state the right to print textbooks for public schools.
Source material:

1)---Topeka Daily Capitol 10/4/1961.



Name: William Wallace Bunten
Born: April 5, 1930 in Topeka, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Corporation executive
County: Shawnee
Town: Topeka
Party: Republican
District: 34
Chamber: House 1963, 1964, SS1964
District: 33
Chamber: House 1965, 1966, SS1966
District: 47
Chamber: House 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972
District: 54
Chamber: House 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, SS1987, 1988, 1989, SS1989,
1990
District: 20
Chamber: Senate 2003, 2004
Notes: Married January 27, 1961 to JoAnn Francis Heyka. WWII Veteran.
Source material:

1)---Who's Who in American Politics, Seventh Edition 1979-80 / R.R. Bowker Company, New York, N.Y., 1979.

2)---Who's Who in American Politics, Sixth Edition 1977-80 / R.R. Bowker Company, New York, N.Y., 1977.



Name: J. L. Burden
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Kearny
Town: Lakin
Party: Democrat
District: 116
Chamber: House 1937, SS1938
Notes:
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Name: A. P. Burdick
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Atchison; Jefferson 1921-1923
Town: Nortonville
Party: Republican
District: 3
Chamber: House 1919, SS1919, SS1920
District: 2
Chamber: Senate 1921, 1923, SS1923
Notes:
Source material:



Name: Darius Benjamin Burdick
Born:  April 17, 1830
Died:  August 29, 1908 in Stillwater, Oklahoma
Occupation: Farmer
County: Osage
Town: Burlingame
Party: Reform or Republican ?
District: 59
Chamber: House 1874, SS1874, 1876
Notes:  Married Emily Meritt in 1862 his first wife died. He then married Elizabeth Warner
Source material:



Name: J. A. Burdick
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Montgomery
Town: Independence
Party: Republican
District: 36
Chamber: House 1885, SS1886
Notes:
Source material:



Name: A. A. Burgard
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Wyandotte
Town: Muncie
Party: Democrat or Populist ?
District: 11
Chamber: House 1891, 1893
Notes:
Source material:



Name: Denny D. Burgess
Born: July 5, 1936
Died:
Occupation: Rancher, Realtor
County: Pottawatomie
Town: Wamego
Party: Republican
District: 60
Chamber: House 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982
Notes: Named "Tradesman of the Year" in 1978. HR6096 in 1978.
Source material:



Name: James Burgess
Born:  August 1, 1826 in Ohio
Died:  1912
Occupation: Farmer
County: Shawnee
Town: North Topeka
Party: Republican
District: 56
Chamber: House 1875
Notes:  Married to Elizabeth M. Irons in May 1846.
Source material:



Name: Mike B. Burgess
Born: November 19, 1975
Died:
Occupation: Web Developer
County: Shawnee
Town: Topeka
Party: Republican
District: 51
Chamber: House 2003, 2004, 2005, SS2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Notes: Married to Megan Burgess.
Source material:

1)---http://www.kslegislature.org



Name: Thomas Burgess
Born: December 12, 1882 in Union Township, Kansas.
Died: August 1, 1967 in Wamego, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Pottawatomie
Town: Wheaton
Party: Republican
District: 41
Chamber: House 1947, 1949
Notes: Married to Mabel Burgess, she died in 1960.
Source material:

1)---Topeka Daily Capitol 8/2/1967.



Name: John A. Burke
Born: January 22, 1845 in Macedon, Wayne County, New York.
Died:  1929
Occupation: Farmer, Grain & coal dealer
County: Harper
Town: Danville
Party: Republican
District: 76
Chamber: House 1903, SS1903, 1905
Notes: Served in Company C, 25th Michigan Infantry during Civil War.
Source material:

1)---Handbook of the Kansas Legislature, 1903.



Name: John W. Burke
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer (Retired)
County: Saline
Town: Salina
Party: Democrat
District: 68
Chamber: House 1909
District: 63
Chamber: House 1911
Notes:
Source material:



Name: Paul (Bud) Burke
Born: January 4, 1934 in Kansas City, Missouri.
Died:
Occupation: Business executive, Industrial equipment and supplies,
Investment banker
County: Johnson
Town: Leawood
Party: Republican
District: 28
Chamber: House 1973, 1974
District: 9
Chamber: Senate 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, SS1987, 1988, 1989, SS1989,
1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996
Notes: Married in 1955 to Patricia Ann Pierson. Appointed to replace Robert F. Bennett, January 11, 1975.
Source material:

1)---Who's Who in American Politics, Seventh Edition 1979-80 / R.R. Bowker Company, New York, N.Y., 1979.



Name: Ezra R. Burkholder
Born: August 1, 1862 in Waterloo, province of Ontario, Canada.
Died:  September 1, 1933 near Molalla, Or.
Occupation: Lumberman, Banker, Farmer
County: Marion
Town: Hillsboro
Party: Republican
District: 56
Chamber: House 1897, SS1898
District: 59
Chamber: House 1899
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1873. Married and the father of four children.
Source material:

1)---Handbook of the Kansas Legislature, 1897 (Topeka, Kan. : Crane & Company, 1897).



Name: Ralph M. Burlin
Born: 1894
Died: September 25, 1971
Occupation: Asst. Postmaster (Retired)
County: Rooks
Town: Stockton
Party: Democrat
District: 88
Chamber: House 1965, 1966, SS1966
Notes:
Source material:



Name: Clanrold A. Burnett
Born: August 26, 1888
Died: September 18, 1952
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Crawford
Town: Girard
Party: Republican
District: 20
Chamber: House 1929, SS1930
Notes: Chief author of "Cash Basis Law".
Source material:

1)---University of Kansas Alumni Magazine (October 1952, page 32).



Name: Jonathan Coleman Burnett
Born: March 19, 1825 in Morristown, Vermont.
Died: July 2, 1899 in Wichita, Kansas.
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Bourbon
Town: Mapleton
Party: Republican
District: 9
Chamber: Senate 1861
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1857. 1859 delegate to the Wyandotte Convention. Member of the last Territorial Legislature which was in session when Kansas became a state. He was married 1st on October 18, 1849, to Laura L. Whitlock who died October 4, 1850. He was married 2nd to Anna Mary Fisk on December 27, 1852.
Source material:

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



Name: John W. Burnett
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Coffey
Town: LeRoy
Party: Republican
District: 37
Chamber: House 1889
Notes:
Source material:



Name: Richard Stephen Burnette
Born: November 20, 1870
Died: May 4, 1935
Occupation: Farmer
County: Kiowa
Town: Mullinville
Party: Republican
District: 93
Chamber: House 1935
Notes: Was a missionary to Indians in Oklahoma territory.
Source material:



Name: Charles R. Burns
Born:  July 6 in Clark County, Indiana
Died:
Occupation:  Farmer, Stock Raiser
County: Jackson
Town:  Douglas Township
Party:
District: 79
Chamber: House 1871
Notes:  Married Miss Emily J. Hastings in 1851
Source material:



Name: J. E. Burns
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Merchant, Farmer, Stockman
County: Gray
Town: Ingalls
Party: Republican
District: 120
Chamber: House 1929, SS1930
Notes:
Source material:



Name: Fernandes Holliday Burris
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Dickinson
Town: Abilene
Party: Republican
District: 30
Chamber: Senate 1881
Notes:
Source material:



Name: John Taylor Burris
Born: December 22, 1828 in Butler County, Ohio.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Johnson
Town: Olathe
Party: Republican
District: 32
Chamber: House 1866, 1870
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1852. Speaker of the House in 1866. Married October 4, 1849 to Miss Martha Ann McGannon.
Source material:

1)---Standard History of Kansas and Kansans (Chicago: Lewis Publishing Company, copyright 1918).



Name: Tom Burroughs
Born: November 21, 1954
Died:
Occupation: Retired Colgate-Palmolive Co.
County: Wyandotte
Town: Kansas City
Party: Democrat
District: 33
Chamber: House 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, SS2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Notes: Married to Cathy Burroughs. House Asst Minority Leader 2011, 2012, 2013.
Source material:

1)---http://www.kslegislature.org



Name: Arthur H. Burtis
Born: 1862 in Hudson, McLean County, Illinois.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Finney
Town: Garden City
Party: Republican
District: 116
Chamber: House 1897, SS1898
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1881. Married twice, first to Ella E. Worrell, then to Sadie Mack.
Source material:

1)---Finney Historical Society web site http://www.finneycounty.org/history.asp



Name: Walter John Burtis
Born: April 3, 1865 in Saratoga Springs, New York.
Died: September 13, 1953 in Manhattan, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer
County: Wilson
Town: Fredonia
Party: Republican
District: 29
Chamber: House 1911, 1913
Notes: Married to Winifred Jane Brown. Graduated from Kansas State Agricultural College in 1887. Honored by the Kansas State College as "Best Farmer in Kansas" in 1914.
Source material:

1)---Daughters of the American Revolution Lineage Books, vol.12

2)---Record of the Alumni of the Kansas State Agricultural College, (Manhattan, Kan. : K.S.A.C., 1914)



Name: Augustus Wells Burton
Born: September 11, 1834 in Manchester, Virginia.
Died: October 15, 1915 in Stanton Township, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer
County: Linn
Town: Mound City
Party:
District: 35
Chamber: House 1872
Notes: Married November 12, 1858 to Sarah Hetty Hays in Illinois. Served in Kansas Regiment as Captain of his company.
Source material:

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



Name: Ellsworth L. Burton
Born: April 30, 1868 in Mattoon, Illinois.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Labette
Town: Parsons
Party: Republican
District: 24
Chamber: House 1915
Notes: Married Abbie R. Thomas in 1889.
Source material:



Name: James R. Burton
Born: April 28, 1860 in Troy, Kansas.
Died: March 2, 1945 in Kansas City, Kansas.
Occupation: Employment manager, Insurance
County: Wyandotte
Town: Kansas City
Party: Republican
District: 7
Chamber: House 1925, 1927, SS1928, 1929, SS1930
Notes:
Source material:



Name: Joseph Ralph Burton
Born: November 16, 1852 near Mitchell, Indiana.
Died: February 27, 1923 in Los Angeles, California.
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Dickinson
Town: Abilene
Party: Republican
District: 74
Chamber: House 1882, 1883, SS1884, 1885, 1886
District: 68
Chamber: House 1889
Notes: He was appointed a member of the World's Fair Columbian Commission at Chicago in 1893, representing Kansas. U.S. Senator 1901-1906 he resigned in 1906.
Source material:

1)---Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-1989, Bicentennial Edition. United States Government Printing Office, 1989.

2)---Standard History of Kansas and Kansans Chicago: Lewis Publishing Company, copyright 1918). This biography is also available online at: http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/archives/1918ks/biob/burtonjr.html



Name: John O. Burwell
Born: in 1950 in Abilene
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Dickinson
Town: Abilene
Party: Republican
District: 67
Chamber: House 1973, 1974
Notes:
Source material:

1)---1973-74 Kansas Legislative Directory



Name: Charles Buschow
Born: September 15, 1849 in Wilsnack, Prussia.
Died: September 20, 1935
Occupation:
County: Thomas
Town: Colby
Party: Republican
District: 39
Chamber: Senate 1901, 1903, SS1903, 1905, 1907, SS1908
Notes: Replaced S. J. Hopkins, February 20, 1901. Married Christiana D. Zerwekh in 1878.
Source material:



Name: H. E. Bush
Born: August 25, 18??*, in Onondago County, New York.
Died:
Occupation:
County: Shawnee
Town: Auburn
Party: Republican
District: 58
Chamber: House 1872
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1863. Civil War veteran: Battery D, First New York Light Artillery. Discharged from military service in 1862 due to disability caused by disease contracted while in the service. When he came to Kansas in 1863 he joined Company G, 2nd Kansas Militia. He was severely wounded during the Battle of the Big Blue. He served as Sheriff of Shawnee County and in 1882 was severely wounded while attempting to arrest the "notorious Cook Brothers". Married February 20, 1855 to Ellen Gorman.
*Editorial Note: In the source material, Cutler's History of the State of Kansas, Mr. Bush's birthdate is printed as August 25, 1881, an obvious typo.
Source material:

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



Name: Kirkland A. Bush
Born: April 16, 1905 in Sedalia, Missouri.
Died: October 16, 1968
Occupation: Osteopathic Physician, Surgeon
County: Harper
Town: Harper
Party: Democrat
District: 71
Chamber: House 1941, 1943, 1945
Notes: April 21, 1929 married Mary Virginia Marshall.
Source material:

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

2)---Illustriana Kansas. (Illustriana Inc., Hebron, Nebraska, 1933.)



Name: Wilfred E. Bush
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Semi-retired
County: Seward
Town: Liberal
Party: Republican
District: 121
Chamber: House 1971, 1972
District: 125
Chamber: House 1973, 1974
Notes:
Source material:



Name: Earl C. Bussing
Born: October 3, 1882 in Knoxville, Iowa.
Died: August 22, 1968
Occupation: Farmer
County: Jefferson
Town: Lawrence
Party: Republican
District: 4
Chamber: House 1941, 1943, 1945
Notes:
Source material:

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



Name: Ralph Edward Bussman
Born: November 9, 1927 at Mound Valley, Kansas
Died: May 12, 2002 at Mound Valley, Kansas
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Labette
Town: Mound Valley
Party: Democrat
District: 2
Chamber: House 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984
Notes: Married Ilene Tressa Oakleaf on November 10, 1951.
Source material:



Name: Thomas Butcher
Born: June 6, 1809 in Brownsville, Pennsylvania.
Died: 1888 in Atchison, Kansas.
Occupation: Contractor
County: Atchison
Town: Atchison
Party: Republican
District: 2
Chamber: House 1861
Notes: Married Jane Auld January 19, 1840, she died July 6, 1881.
Source material:

1)---Transactions of the Kansas State Historical Soceity, 1907-1908. vol. 10. (Topeka, Kan. : State Printing Office, 1908) p. 245.



Name: Charles J. Butin (some places show name as Buten)
Born: July 5, 1843 in Hocking County, Ohio.
Died:  October 2, 1921
Occupation: Druggist
County: Wilson
Town: Fredonia
Party: Republican
District: 41
Chamber: House 1885, 1886
District: 35
Chamber: House 1887
Notes: Came to Wilson County, Kansas in 1871 and established himself in the pharmacy business in Fredonia. Married Jennie Denin in 1869 in Saline County, Missouri.
Source material:



Name: Charles B. Butler
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Coffey
Town: LeRoy
Party: Independent 1871-1872; Farmers' Alliance 1873
District: 62
Chamber: House 1871
District: 61
Chamber: House 1872
District: 22
Chamber: Senate 1873, 1874, SS1874
Notes:
Source material:



Name: Charles H. Butler
Born: January 24, 1856 in Kane County, Illinois.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Marshall
Town: Frankfort
Party: Republican
District: 19
Chamber: Senate 1925, 1927, SS1928, 1929, SS1930, 1931
Notes: Married Miss Nellie Austin in 1879. In 1885 the couple came to Kansas settling in Marshall County.
Source material:

1)---Who's Who in the Kansas Legislature, Session of 1929 (The Great Bend Printing & Supply Company, Kansas 1929).



Name: Frank Butler
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Woodson
Town: Kalida
Party: Independent
District: 62
Chamber: House 1874, SS1874
Notes:
Source material:



Name: Frank Walter Butler
Born: July 31, 1868 in Bloomington, Illinois.
Died:
Occupation: Druggist
County: Woodson
Town: Yates Center
Party: Republican
District: 14
Chamber: Senate 1921, 1923, SS1923
Notes: Married Stella May Ruggles March 3, 1892. Married Grace Clark Lane June 16, 1916.
Source material:

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



Name: Henry J. Butler
Born:  about 1860 in Lionville, Chester City, Pennsylvania
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer, Farm loans
County: Bourbon
Town: Fort Scott
Party: Republican
District: 20
Chamber: House 1893, 1895
Notes:
Source material:
1)---1895 Legislative Directory



Name: Joseph A. Butler
Born:  about 1871 in Cleveland, Ohio
Died: August 7, 1939 in San Francisco, California.
Occupation: Mortician
County: Wyandotte
Town: Kansas City
Party: Democrat
District: 9
Chamber: House 1901
Notes:
Source material:

1)---Topeka State Journal 8/8/1939.
2)---1901 Legislative Directory



Name: Thomas H. Butler
Born: April 26, 1823 in Ross County, Ohio.
Died: March 16, 1908 at Great Bend, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer
County: Neosho
Town: Erie
Party: Republican
District: 78
Chamber: House 1868, 1869, 1870
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1857.
Source material:

1)---"Biographies of Members of the Legislature of 1868." found in: Transactions of the Kansas State Historical Society, 1907-1908. Topeka, Kan. : Kansas State Historical Society, 1908.



Name: John Butterbaugh
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Anderson
Town: Garnett
Party: Republican
District: 56
Chamber: House 1869
Notes:
Source material:



Name: J. Ware Butterfield
Born: February 24, 1838 in Andover, Merimack County, New Hampshire.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Marion
Town: Florence
Party: Republican
District: 72
Chamber: House 1883, SS1884, 1885, 1886
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1873. First wife died in 1878, no mention of her name in article. Married Helen M. Turner in 1886 (2nd marriage).
Source material:

1)---Transactions of the Kansas State Historical Society, vol. 7 (1902), p. 453.



Name: William C. Butts
Born: August 4, 1832 in Duchess County, New York.
Died: April 18, 1908 in Valley Falls, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer
County: Jefferson
Town: Grasshopper Falls changed to Valley Falls in 1879
Party: Democrat
District: 20
Chamber: House 1867, 1868, 1870, 1871
District: 9
Chamber: House 1879
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1857. Married to Miss Cordelia E. Waltermire May 28, 1855.
Source material:

1)---"Biographies of Members of the Legislature of 1868." found in: Transactions of the Kansas State Historical Society, 1907-1908. Topeka, Kan. : Kansas State Historical Society, 1908.



Name: Henry S. Buzick, Jr.
Born: February 13, 1882 in Sylvan Grove, Kansas.
Died:  November 17, 1975
Occupation: Banker, Farmer, Stockman
County: Lincoln
Town: Sylvan Grove
Party: Republican
District: 82
Chamber: House 1931, 1933, SS1933, SS1934, 1935, SS1936, 1937, SS1938, 1939, 1941, 1943
District: 32
Chamber: Senate 1945, 1947, 1949, 1951
Notes: Speaker of the House 1937-1938.
Source material:

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



Name: Ira C. Buzick
Born:  June 21, 1841 at Dayton, Ohio
Died:  November 1904 at St. Louis, Missouri.
Occupation:  Lawyer
County:  Lincoln County
Town: Elk Horn
Party: Republican
District:
Chamber: House 1871
Notes:  Married in 1873 to Miss Elizabeth Farrel.
Source material:



Name: Lloyd Buzzi
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Insurance, Real estate
County: Douglas
Town: Lawrence
Party: Republican
District: 45
Chamber: House 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978
Notes: Wife name is Judith
Source material:

1)---1973-74 Kansas Legislative Directory



Name: Floyd E. Byers
Born: August 29, 1888
Died:  May 6, 1967
Occupation: Stockman, Farmer
County: Jewell
Town: Jewell
Party: Republican
District: 85
Chamber: House 1949, 1951
Notes:
Source material:



Name: Frank Byers
Born:  about 1856 in Crittenden, Grant County, Kentucky
Died:
Occupation: Blacksmith
County: Grant
Town: Ulysses
Party: Republican
District: 120
Chamber: House 1895, SS1898
Notes: In 1898, succeeded C. A. Maxwell, deceased.
Source material:
1)---1895 Legislative Directory



Name: Augustus Byram
Born: in Kentucky
Died: in Chicago, Illinois
Occupation: Freighter
County: Atchison
Town: Atchison
Party: Democrat
District: 7
Chamber: House 1868
Notes: Invested in mines in Utah, records indicate he owned an interest in famous Horn silver mine, sources say he made six million on the sale of that mine. Moved to Chicago in the 1880's and reportedly died there.
Source material:

1)---"Biographies of Members of the Legislature of 1868." found in: Transactions of the Kansas State Historical Society, 1907-1908. Topeka, Kan. : Kansas State Historical Society, 1908.


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