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Please direct comments, additions, corrections to: Bill Sowers, ksdocs@library.ks.gov


Name
: Thomas Dillard
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Leavenworth
Town: Hoge
Party:
District: 25
Chamber: House 1873
Notes:
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Name: William P. Dillard
Born: about 1862 in Belmont, Spottsylvania County, Virginia.
Died:
Occupation: Teacher, Lawyer
County: Bourbon
Town: Fort Soctt
Party: Democrat
District: 8
Chamber: Senate 1893, 1895
Notes: Came to Fort Scott, Kansas, in 1887.
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Name: C. L. Dille
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Johnson
Town: Lanesfield
Party: Radical Republican
District: 34
Chamber: House 1865
Notes:
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Name: Nile J. Dillmore
Born: September 4, 1947
Died:
Occupation: Land/Home Specialist
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Democrat
District: 92
Chamber: House 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, SS2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Notes: Married to Janet Miller. Resigned September 2013. Replaced by John Carmichael sworn in October 16, 2013
Source material:

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



Name: Herman G. Dillon
Born: November 22, 1926 Junction City, Kansas.
Died: October 3, 2000 in Kansas City, Kansas.
Occupation: Truck driver (Retired)
County: Wyandotte
Town: Kansas City
Party: Democrat
District: 32
Chamber: House 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, SS1987, 1988, 1989, SS1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998
Notes:
Source material:

1)---"House Resolution 6016," Journal of the House of Representatives, Kansas Legislature, 2001.



Name: Henry Winfield Dingus
Born: 1871 in Linn County, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Teacher
County: Linn
Town: Mound City
Party: Populist
District: 17
Chamber: House 1897, SS1898
Notes: Twenty-six year old bachelor.
Source material:

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



Name: William B. Disbrow
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Douglas
Town: Clinton
Party: Republican
District: 40
Chamber: House 1870
Notes:
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Name: William Albert Disch
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Labette
Town: Parsons
Party: Republican
District: 24
Chamber: House 1919, SS1919, SS1920
Notes:
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Name: John Divelbess
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Leavenworth
Town: Reno
Party: Republican
District: 16
Chamber: House 1881
Notes:
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Name: Karen M. DiVita-Johnson
Born: March 2, 1958 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Died:
Occupation: Attorney
County: Johnson
Town: Overland Park
Party: Republican
District: 16
Chamber: House 2001, 2002
Notes:
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Name: Jonathan W. Dix
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Minister
County: Reno
Town: Lerado
Party: Republican
District: 77
Chamber: House 1893, 1895
Notes:
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Name: James T. Dixon
Born: July 1, 1828 in Vandalia, Illinois.
Died:
Occupation: Minister
County: Russell
Town: Bunker Hill
Party: Republican
District: 98
Chamber: House 1876
District: 118
Chamber: House 1877
District: 103
Chamber: House 1883, SS1884
Notes: Married July 18, 1854 to Anna Lucy Holmes. Came to Kansas in 1873.
Source material:

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



Name: John Dixon
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Linn
Town: LaCygne
Party: Republican
District: 46
Chamber: House 1870
Notes:
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Name: Leo B. Dixon
Born: January 24, 1906 in Topeka, Kansas.
Died: December 25, 1989 at Topeka, Kansas
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Hodgeman
Town: Hanston
Party: Republican
District: 97
Chamber: House 1957, 1958, SS1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, SS1964, 1965, 1966, SS1966, 1967
Notes: Married to Iris D. Lee October 11, 1934 in Hanston
Source material:

1)---1961 Kansas Legislative Directory. (Topeka, Kan. : Midwest Industry Magazine, Kansas Construction Magazine, 1961.)



Name: John Doane
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Insurance
County: Osborne
Town: Osborne
Party: Republican
District: 84
Chamber: House 1927, SS1928, 1929, SS1930, 1931
Notes:
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Name: Joseph B. Dobyns
Born: August 20, 1845 in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Elk
Town: Union Center
Party: Republican
District: 96
Chamber: House 1877
Notes:
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Name: Alfred Docking
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Lecturer
County: Riley
Town: Manhattan
Party: Republican
District: 21
Chamber: Senate 1921, 1923, SS1923
Notes:
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Name: Marshall Docking
Born: August 2, 1891 in Manhattan, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Sheriff (Retired), Livestock
County: Elk
Town: Fall River
Party: Republican
District: 45
Chamber: House 1963, 1964, SS1964, 1965, 1966, SS1966
Notes: Married July 1, 1948 to Theresa Irene Malone.
Source material:

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



Name: T. F. C. Dodd
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Wilson
Town: Altoona
Party: Republican
District: 55
Chamber: House 1881
Notes:
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Name: William Henry Dodderidge
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Morris
Town: White City
Party: Republican
District: 56
Chamber: House 1913
Notes:
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Name: Clifton Blair Dodge
Born: 1879 in Salina, Kansas
Died:
Occupation: Building & loan association
County: Saline
Town: Salina
Party: Republican
District: 63
Chamber: House 1929, SS1930, 1931
District: 31
Chamber: Senate 1933, SS1933, SS1934, 1935, SS1936
Notes: Married Miss Mary Rickenbacker in 1906
Source material:

1)---The Kansas Legislative Blue Book 1933



Name: William Henry Dodge
Born: December 26, 1834 in Jefferson County, Kentucky.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Jackson
Town: Holton
Party: Radical Republican
District: 6
Chamber: Senate 1867, 1868
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1861. Civil War veteran: 1st-- Company B, 11th Kansas. 2nd-- 18th U.S. Colored.
Source material:

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



Name: Edward A. Doering
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Wallace
Town: Sharon Springs
Party: Republican
District:
Chamber: House 1889
Notes: Admitted as a delegate by resoltuion, January 10, 1889.
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Name: H. B. Doering
Born: 1903 in Oakley, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Anderson
Town: Garnett
Party: Republican
District: 16
Chamber: House 1951, 1953, 1955, 1956
Notes:
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Name: Albert A. Doerr
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Pawnee
Town: Larned
Party: Democrat
District: 91
Chamber: House 1913, 1915
District: 38
Chamber: Senate 1917, 1919, SS1919, SS1920
Notes:
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Name: Walter A. Doerschlag
Born: 1887 Near Ransom, Kansas
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman, Insuror
County: Ness
Town: Ransom
Party: Democrat
District: 98
Chamber: House 1929, SS1930, 1933, SS1933, SS1934
Notes: Married Miss Caroline Johannes in 1908
Source material:

1)---The Kansas Legislative Blue Book 1933



Name: F. M. Dofflemyre
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Republican
District: 93
Chamber: House 1881
Notes:
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Name: Grant Dohm
Born: October 11, 1914 in Natoma, Kansas.
Died: March 26, 1991
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Gove
Town: Grinnell
Party: Republican
District: 104
Chamber: House 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, SS1964
Notes:
Source material:

1)---1961 Kansas Legislative Directory. (Topeka, Kan. : Midwest Industry Magazine, Kansas Construction Magazine, 1961.)



Name: Patrick H. Dolan
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Saline
Town: Salina
Party: Alliance; Populist 1893
District: 78
Chamber: House 1891
District: 64
Chamber: House 1893
Notes:
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Name: Richard W. Dole
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Norton
Town: Almena
Party: Republican
District: 101
Chamber: House 1937, SS1938, 1939
Notes:
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Name: Robert J. Dole
Born: July 22, 1923 in Russell, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Attorney
County: Russell
Town: Russell
Party: Republican
District: 81
Chamber: House 1951
Notes: Veteran: WWII. Married June 12, 1948 to Phyllis E. Holden (divorced 1972) remarried to Mary Elizabeth Hanford on December 6, 1975. Elected a Representative to the US Congress, 1961-1969. Elected to the US Senate, 1969-1993. Acted as majority leader, 1985-1987.
Source material:

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

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


Name: John Doll
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Self-employed
County: Finney
Town: Garden City
Party: Republican
District: 123
Chamber: House 2013
Notes: Married to Janet
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Name: Joseph Norman Dolley
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Merchant, Banker, Loan agent
County: Wabaunsee
Town: Maple Hill
Party: Republican
District: 49
Chamber: House 1903, SS1903, 1909
District: 21
Chamber: Senate 1905, 1907, SS1908
Notes:
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Name: Robert W. Domme
Born: June 6, 1925
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Shawnee
Town: Topeka
Party: Democrat
District: 34
Chamber: House 1955, 1956
Notes:
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Name: Joseph Donahue
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Atchison
Town: Mount Pleasant; Farmington 1879
Party: Democrat
District: 7
Chamber: House 1877, 1879
District: 3
Chamber: House 1887
Notes:
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Name: Patrick Donahue
Born: In Chicago
Died: February 24, 1937
Occupation: Farmer, Banker
County: Nemaha
Town: Centralia
Party: Democrat
District: 38
Chamber: House 1933, SS1933, SS1934, 1935, SS1936
Notes: Married Miss Margret Hochard in 1897
Source material:

1)---The Kansas Legislative Blue Book 1933


Name: Owen Donahue
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Medical Sales
County: Johnson
Town: Shawnee
Party: Republican
District: 39
Chamber: House 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Notes: Spouse is Charlene
Source material:

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


Name: G. T. Donaldson
Born: about 1832 in Muskingum County, Ohio.
Died: November 3, 1869 in Chelsea, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer
County: Butler
Town: Chelsea
Party: Republican
District: 67
Chamber: House 1864, 1868
Notes: Came to Kansas in the spring of 1855. Married Eleanor P. Vaught in 1854 in Illinois.
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: Harry E. Don Carlos
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Douglas
Town: Lawrence
Party: Republican
District: 11
Chamber: House 1911
Notes:
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Name: Lovonia Myrtle Donica
Born: about 1881
Died: May 11, 1942 near Mildred, Kansas.
Occupation: Teacher
County: Allen
Town: Bayard
Party: Republican
District: 17
Chamber: House 1925
Notes: Only woman in the legislature at the time she served.
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Name: Edward J. Donnell
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Physician
County: Rooks
Town: Stockton
Party: Republican
District: 37
Chamber: Senate 1885, SS1886, 1887
Notes:
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Name: Francis M. P. Donnelly
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Miner
County: Osage
Town: Osage City
Party: Reform
District: 60
Chamber: House 1875
Notes:
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Name: D. G. Donovan
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Edwards
Town: Belpre
Party: Farmers' Alliance
District: 110
Chamber: House 1891
Notes:
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Name: Frank Donovan
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Phillips
Town: Naponee, Neb.
Party: Democrat
District: 87
Chamber: House 1917
Notes:
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Name: Leslie D. "Les" Donovan, Sr.
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Auto dealer
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Republican
District: 94
Chamber: House 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997
District: 27
Chamber: Senate 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, SS2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Notes: Resigned from House March 1997. Appointed to Senate to replace Mike Harris who resigned March 7, 1997. Married to Mary "Sissy" Donovan.
Source material:

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



Name: Henry C. Dooley
Born: about 1870 in Davis County, Iowa.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Montgomery
Town: Coffeyville
Party: Republican
District: 29
Chamber: House 1901
Notes:
Source material:

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



Name: John S. Doolittle
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Chase
Town: Cottonwood Falls
Party: Republican 1881; Alliance 1891
District: 86
Chamber: House 1881
District: 64
Chamber: House 1891
Notes:
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Name: Frank H. Doster
Born: January 19, 1847
Died: February 25, 1933
Occupation:
County: Marion
Town: Marion Center
Party:
District: 77
Chamber: House 1872
Notes:
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Name: David C. Doten
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Miami
Town: Paola
Party: Democrat
District: 14
Chamber: House 1935, SS1936
Notes:
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Name: F. O. Doty
Born: November 4, 1903 in Galena, Kansas.
Died: January 13, 1981
Occupation: Businessman
County: Crawford
Town: Pittsburg
Party: Democrat
District: 9
Chamber: Senate 1957, 1958, SS1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962
Notes:
Source material:

1)---1961 Kansas Legislative Directory. (Topeka, Kan. : Midwest Industry Magazine, Kansas Construction Magazine, 1961.)



Name: George W. Doty
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Osage
Town: Burlingame
Party: Republican
District: 38
Chamber: House 1887
Notes:
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Name: Wellington Doty
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Marshall
Town: Narysville
Party: Fusion; Alliance 1891
District: 47
Chamber: House 1889, 1891
Notes:
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Name: John Monroe Doubleday
Born: February 9, 1844
Died: November 25, 1936
Occupation: Lawyer, Farmer
County: Sumner
Town: Caldwell
Party: Alliance; Populist 1893
District: 87
Chamber: House 1891
District: 71
Chamber: House 1893
Notes:
Source material:

1)---Kansas City Times 11/26/1936.



Name: Andrew Chapin Doud
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Merchant
County: Linn
Town: Blooming Grove
Party: Republican
District: 33
Chamber: House 1875
Notes:
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Name: Robert Dougherty
Born: about 1844 in Rochester, New York.
Died:
Occupation: Superintendent gas company
County: Harvey
Town: Newton
Party: Republican
District: 69
Chamber: House 1901
District: 70
Chamber: House 1903, SS1903
Notes: Civil War veteran: 26th New York Infantry. He also served in the Pennsylvania Legislature representing Armstrong County during the 1885 and 1887 sessions.
Source material:

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



Name: George L. Douglass
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Republican
District: 82
Chamber: House 1889, 1891
District: 68
Chamber: House 1893
Notes: Speaker of the House in 1893.
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Name: John I. Douglass
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Coffey
Town: Burlington
Party: Republican
District: 31
Chamber: House 1951, 1953
Notes:
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Name: Ora B. Douglass
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Gray
Town: Ingalls
Party: Republican
District: 122
Chamber: House 1893
Notes:
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Name: Otis Douglass
Born: December 31, 1899 in Burlington, Kansas.
Died: March 29, 1982
Occupation: Farmer
County: Coffey
Town: Burlington
Party: Republican
District: 31
Chamber: House 1937, SS1938, 1939, 1941
Notes: January 20, 1934 married Pauline Cunning.
Source material:

1)---"House Resolution 6165," Journal of the House of Representatives, Kansas Legislature, 1982.



Name: Lawrence R. Douglass
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 60
Chamber: House 1992
Notes:
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Name: William P. Douthitt
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Shawnee
Town: Topeka
Party: Republican
District: 41
Chamber: House 1863
Notes:
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Name: Samuel Arthur Douthit
Born: June 6, 1888
Died: July 13, 1958
Occupation: Mining Lands, Leases
County: Cherokee
Town: Baxter Springs
Party: Republican
District: 23
Chamber: House 1953
Notes:
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Name: Arthur W. Douville
Born: December 20, 1917
Died:
Occupation: Attorney
County: Johnson
Town: Overland Park
Party: Republican
District: 20
Chamber: House 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, SS1987, 1988, 1989, SS1989, 1990, 1991, 1992
Notes:
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Name: Willie Dove
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Insurance Sales
County: Johnson
Town: Bonner Springs
Party: Republican
District: 38
Chamber: House 2013
Notes: Married to Sunday C. Dove.
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Name: Harland Page Dow
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Riley
Town: Berlin
Party: Republican
District: 12
Chamber: House 1874, SS1874
District: 27
Chamber: Senate 1875, 1876
District: 30
Chamber: Senate 1877
Notes:
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Name: Isaac W. Dow
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Mechanic
County: Woodson
Town: Neosho Falls
Party: Republican
District: 63
Chamber: House 1866
Notes:
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Name: William R. Dowling
Born: July 28, 1853 in Jamestown, Mercer or Crawford County, Pennsylvania.
Died: June 12, 1926 in Norcatur, Norton County, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer, Educator, Politician
County: Norton
Town: Norcatur
Party: Democrat
District: 101
Chamber: House 1913
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1896. Member of Kansas State Board of Agriculture, 1906-1912. Married November 17, 1875/9 to Alice Ellen Brown.
Source material:

1)---Information supplied by relative, Jeanne Lee Cunningham (Her email address: jeanne2510@yahoo.com or jeanne@ku.edu Her web page: http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Estates/2510/... Click on: "See ME and MY ANCESTORS").

2)--- Standard History of Kansas and Kansans. 1919. Biography of son Leigh Dudley Dowling.

 



Name: Christine Downey
Born: March 26, 1949 in Abilene, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Teacher, Adjunct professor
County: Harvey
Town: Newton, Inman
Party: Democrat
District: 31
Chamber: Senate 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
Notes:
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Name: William Downing
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Morris
Town: Council Grove
Party: Republican
District: 69
Chamber: House 1863
Notes:
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Name: John Downs
Born: September 27, 1825 in Cameron, Steuben County, New York.
Died: August 27, 1890 near Sabetha, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer
County: Brown
Town: Albany
Party: Republican
District: 12
Chamber: House 1868
Notes: Came to Kansas in October 1858 settling in Nemaha County. In 1865 he moved to Brown County.
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: Ross O. Doyen
Born: October 1, 1926 in Rice, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Rancher
County: Cloud
Town: Concordia
Party: Republican
District: 16
Chamber: House 1959, 1960
District: 58
Chamber: House 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964
District: 56
Chamber: House 1965, 1966
District: 97
Chamber: House 1967, 1968
District: 23
Chamber: Senate 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, SS1987, 1988, 1989, SS1989, 1990, 1991, 1992
Notes: Served in Navy during WWII.
Source material:



Name: C. E. Doyle
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Clark
Town: Englewood
Party: Democrat
District: 95
Chamber: House 1915
Notes:
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Name: J. M. Doyle
Born: 1862 in Doylesburg, Pennsylvania.
Died:
Occupation: Merchant
County: Republic
Town: Belleville
Party: Silver Republican
District: 61
Chamber: House 1897, SS1898
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1888. Married and the father of four children.
Source material:

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



Name: Philip J. Doyle
Born: December 10, 1914
Died: June 12, 1981
Occupation: Farmer
County: Mitchell
Town: Beloit
Party: Republican
District: 31
Chamber: Senate 1953, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, SS1958, 1959, 1960
Notes:
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Name: Charles D. Drake
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Lyon 1866; Morris
Town: Americus; Council Grove 1891
Party: Republicn 1866, 1872; Republican & Farmers' Alliance 1869, 1870; Farmers' Alliance 1891
District:
Chamber: House 1866
District: 66
Chamber: House 1889, 1870
District: 69
Chamber: House 1872
District: 67
Chamber: House 1891
Notes:
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Name: Charles F. Drake
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Merchant
County: Bourbon
Town: Fort Scott
Party: Union
District: 53
Chamber: House 1863
Notes:
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Name: William Draper
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Douglas
Town: Clinton
Party: Radical Republican
District: 40
Chamber: House 1864, 1865, 1867
Notes:
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Name: Stanley Dreher
Born: April 27, 1926
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Rancher
County: Allen
Town: Iola
Party: Republican
District: 9
Chamber: House 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
Notes:
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Name: E. J. Dreiling
Born: October 14, 1901 in Victoria, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Businessman
County: Ellis
Town: Hays
Party: Democrat
District: 89
Chamber: House 1957, 1958, SS1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, SS1964
Notes:
Source material:

1)---1961 Kansas Legislative Directory. (Topeka, Kan. : Midwest Industry Magazine, Kansas Construction Magazine, 1961.)



Name: Frank H. Drenning
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Doniphan
Town: Wathena; Elmwood 1865, 1866
Party: Republican
District: 3
Chamber: House 1864
District: 1
Chamber: Senate 1865, 1866
District: 3
Chamber: House 1874, SS1874
Notes:
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Name: A. H. Drew
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Stevens
Town: Hugoton
Party: Populist
District: 125
Chamber: House 1893
Notes:
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Name: Charles H. Drew
Born: September 23, 1871
Died: July 23, 1943
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Morton
Town: Richfield; Rolla
Party: Democrat
District: 125
Chamber: House 1911, 1913, 1927, SS1928, 1929, SS1930, 1931, 1933, SS1933, SS1934, 1941
Notes:
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Name: Howard Drew
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Stevens
Town: Hugoton
Party: Democrat
District: 124
Chamber: House 1965, 1966, SS1966
Notes:
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Name: Orlo H. Drinkwater
Born: 1835 in Pennsylvania.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Chase
Town: Cedar Point
Party: Republican
District: 68
Chamber: House 1868
Notes: Came to Kansas in April of 1855 locating first near Topeka, later moving on to Cedar Point. His brother, Delos. F. Drinkwater was an early Kansas newspaper correspondent.
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: William M. Driscoll
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Merchant
County: Elk
Town: Longton
Party: Republican
District: 111
Chamber: House 1876
Notes:
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Name: Leslie A. Droge
Born: August 3, 1917 in Nashau, Montana
Died: January 14, 2008
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Nemaha
Town: Seneca
Party: Republican
District: 16
Chamber: Senate 1965, 1966, SS1966, 1967, 1968
District: 14
Chamber: Senate 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972
District: 21
Chamber: Senate 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976
Notes: Married Lola Hubbard in 1941. Came to Kansas when he was 6 weeks old. He entered the Army and served with the 82nd Airborne. Aflter the army he remained in the army reserves. Father of Representative Joann Lee Freeborn
Source material:

1)---Obituray in Topeka paper January 16, 2008

 



Name: Edward S. W. Drought
Born: November 19, 1843 in St. Phillips, Province of Montreal, Canada.
Died:
Occupation: Contractor, Builder
County: Wyandotte
Town: Wyandotte
Party: Republican
District: 17
Chamber: House 1881
District: 12
Chamber: House 1883, SS1884, 1885, SS1886
Notes: Came to Kansas in March of 1858. After serving in several calvary units returned to Wyandotte County where he served as Sheriff and County Treasurer before being elected to the legislature. Married to Miss Emma Colby January 1, 1868, she died June 1896. There were 4 children from this marriage. Married a second time to Miss Eleanor Morris.
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Name: Abraham L. Drummond
Born: April 1, 1865 in Richland, Iowa.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Norton
Town: Norton
Party: Republican
District: 101
Chamber: House 1915
Notes: Came to Kansas as a youth.
Source material:

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



Name: Keith Drummond
Born: May 6, 1896 in Emdale, Kansas.
Died: June 21, 1976 in Emporia, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer, Banker
County: Chase
Town: Elmdale
Party: Democrat
District: 54
Chamber: House 1949, 1951
Notes:
Source material:

1)---"House Resolution 6007," Journla of the House of Representatives, Kansas Legislature, 1977.



Name: Lewis Albert Dubbs
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Ness
Town: Ransom
Party: Democrat
District: 98
Chamber: House 1935, SS1936, 1937, SS1938
Notes:
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Name: Charles E. Dudley
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Stevens
Town: Moscow
Party: Republican
District: 124
Chamber: House 1919, SS1919, SS1920
Notes:
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Name: James Duffy
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Coal miner
County: Cherokee
Town: Weir City
Party: Populist
District: 24
Chamber: House 1895
Notes:
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Name: John Dugan
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Contractor
County: Leavenworth
Town: Leavenworth
Party: Democrat
District: 25
Chamber: House 1867
Notes:
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Name: Paul V. Dugan
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Democrat
District: 82
Chamber: House 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972
Notes:
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Name: Levi Dumbauld
Born: about 1843 in Somerset, Perry County, Ohio.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Lyon
Town: Hartford
Party: Alliance; Populist 1893
District: 55
Chamber: House 1891
District: 24
Chamber: Senate 1893, 1895
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1874.
Source material:

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



Name: Alexander Duncan
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Labette
Town: Angola
Party: Farmers' Alliance
District: 30
Chamber: House 1891
Notes:
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Name: Charles Convers Duncan
Born: April 30, 1843 in Newark, Ohio.
Died:
Occupation: Grocer, Farmer
County: Ellsworth; Leavenworth
Town: Ellsworth; Reno
Party: Democrat
District: 87
Chamber: House 1868
District: 25
Chamber: House 1876
Notes: After the war became Captain of a riverboat on the Red River until 1866 when he came to Kansas settling in Ellsworth. Later he moved on to Pottawatomie County and then to Leavenworth County. Married Tella C. Effinger December 11, 1861.
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: J. Santford (Sandy) Duncan
Born: April 16, 1948
Died:
Occupation: Self-employed, Flower shop/manager, Geologist, Anthropologist
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Republican
District: 88
Chamber: House 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, SS1987
Notes: Resigned in 1987.
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Name: John E. Duncan
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Harvey
Town: Newton
Party: Republican
District: 96
Chamber: House 1875, 1876
Notes:
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Name: Fred H. Dunham
Born: about 1848 in Bedford, Cuyoga County, Ohio.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Lincoln
Town: Lincoln
Party: Fusion (in 1901 directory he is called a "Silver Republican.")
District: 86
Chamber: House 1901
Notes: Civil War veteran: Company H, 150th Ohio infantry. Also served in the Ohio State Legislature during the 1882 and 1883 sessions. Came to Kansas in 1885.
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Name: John L. Dunham
Born: April 1, 1873 in Grant Township, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Clay
Town: Broughton
Party: Republican
District: 58
Chamber: House 1935, SS1936, 1937, SS1938
Notes: April 5, 1898 married Harriet Anna Read. Not present in 1938 due to illness.
Source material:

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



Name: Grover L. Dunn
Born: February 20, 1888 in Onaga, Kansas.
Died: August 4, 1967 in Arkansas City, Kansas.
Occupation: Banker, Lawyer
County: Cowley
Town: Arkansas City
Party: Republican
District: 50
Chamber: House 1943, 1945, 1947, 1949
Notes: Married to Rebecca Welty.
Source material:

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

2)---Topeka Capitol 8/5/1967.



Name: Harry H. Dunn
Born: Septebmer 20, 1899 in Abbyville, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Reno
Town: Hutchinson
Party: Republican
District: 75
Chamber: House 1949, 1951
Notes: Married June 25, 1932 to Florence Tieperman.
Source material:

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



Name: John W. Dunn
Born: December 23, 1860
Died: September 4, 1948
Occupation: Banker
County: Pottawatomie
Town: Onaga
Party: Republican
District: 46
Chamber: House 1903, SS1903
Notes:
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Name: Joshua Dunnuck
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County:
Town: Centropolis
Party: Republican
District: 51
Chamber: House 1876
Notes:
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Name: John M. Dunsmore
Born: April 25, 1844 in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Died: March 12, 1922
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Neosho
Town: Thayer
Party: Republican, Democrat; Populist 1893
District: 38
Chamber: House 1883, SS1884
District: 29
Chamber: House 1893
Notes: Died just eleven days after his wife, grief brought about his illness.
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Name: Louis Henry Dunton
Born: June 2, 1876 in Iowa
Died: January 1971
Occupation: Merchant, Farmer, Hardware dealer
County: Crawford
Town: Arcadia
Party: Republican
District: 20
Chamber: House 1945, 1947
Notes:
Source material:

1)---Kansas Legislative Directory 1945

2)---Social Security Death Index



Name: E. B. Dunwell
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Montgomery
Town: Parker
Party:
District: 64
Chamber: House 1872
Notes:
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Name: J. F. Dunwoody
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Doniphan
Town: Severance
Party: Republican
District: 1
Chamber: House 1881
Notes:
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Name: Charles Herman Durfee
Born: March 28, 1900 in Franklin Grove, Illinois.
Died: November 7, 1981
Occupation: Merchant, Businessman
County: Ness
Town: Ness City
Party: Republican
District: 98
Chamber: House 1957, 1958, SS1958, 1959, 1960, 1963, 1964, SS1964, 1965, 1966, SS1966
District: 116
Chamber: House 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972
District: 117
Chamber: House 1973, 1974
Notes: Married June 27, 1923 to Gertrude Geraldine Key.
Source material:

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



Name: Robert Durst
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: McPherson
Town: Moundridge
Party: Democrat
District: 64
Chamber: House 1915
Notes:
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Name: Harold B. Duryea
Born: July 30, 1896
Died:
Occupation: Railway switchman
County: Seward
Town: Liberal
Party: Democrat
District: 123
Chamber: House 1947, 1949
Notes:
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Name: Enos Arland Dutton
Born: January 16, 1870 in Deaton County, Iowa.
Died: December 9, 1938
Occupation: Farmer (Retired)
County: Kingman
Town: Kingman
Party: Republican
District: 72
Chamber: House 1923, SS1923, 1925
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1876. Married Louise Anna Deroucha October 29, 1891. Married a 2nd time December 29, 1926 to Mrs. Ida E. Vaughn.
Source material:

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



Name: Hartwin Rush Dutton
Born: July 20, 1824 in Alleghany County, New York.
Died: November 12, 1883 in Zanesville, Ohio.
Occupation: Surveyor
County: Brown
Town: Hiawatha
Party: Republican
District: 2
Chamber: Senate 1861
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1857. Shortly after being elected to the Senate he was appointed Kansas State Treasurer. He served in this office 1861-1863. He left Kansas shorty before his term of office as State Treasurer expired and moved to Chicago where he went into the insurance business.
Source material:

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



Name: M. R. Dutton
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Jefferson
Town: Oskaloosa
Party: Radical Republican
District: 19
Chamber: House 1865
Notes:
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Name: Frederick M. Duvall
Born: November 10, 1850
Died: October 12, 1944
Occupation: Editor
County: Norton
Town: Norton
Party: Republican
District: 119
Chamber: House 1889
Notes: In 1878 married Alice Newell
Source material:

1)---History of Kansas and Kansans. 1919.

 



Name: Harold P. Dyck
Born: September 2, 1920
Died:
Occupation: Businessman
County: Harvey
Town: Hesston
Party: Republican
District: 89
Chamber: House 1971, 1972
District: 101
Chamber: House 1973, 1974
District: 71
Chamber: House 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983,1984, 1985, 1986
District: 99
Chamber: House 1987, SS1987, 1988
Notes: Appointed October 1970 to fill unexpired term of Raymond E. King.
Source material:

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


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