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Compiled by Rita Haley, Sherri Schulte, Donna Copeland, Bill Sowers and Lois Delfelder.
Please direct comments, additions, corrections to: Bill Sowers, ksdocs@library.ks.gov


Name: John M. Faber
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer/Rancher
County: Thomas
Town: Brewster
Party: Republican
District: 120
Chamber: House 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, SS2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
Notes: Married to Renee Faber.
Source material:

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



Name: Oscar Fagerberg
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Merchant
County: Pottawatomie
Town: Olsburg
Party: Republican
District: 18
Chamber: Senate 1909, 1911
Notes:
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Name: F. M. Fain
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Miami
Town: Fontana
Party: Reform
District: 32
Chamber: House 1872, 1875
Notes:
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Name: D. J. Fair
Born: September 10, 1911 in Sterling, Kansas.
Died: June 3, 1991
Occupation: Merchant
County: Rice
Town: Sterling
Party: Republican
District: 79
Chamber: House 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, SS1964
Notes:
Source material:

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

2)---Social Security Death Index.



Name: Daniel J. Fair
Born: June 14, 1876
Died: January 18, 1947
Occupation:
County: Rice
Town: Sterling
Party: Republican
District: 79
Chamber: House 1911
Notes: Director, Kansas State Highway Commission 1943 to 1946.
Source material:



Name: Clem W. Fairchild
Born: 1864 in Brantford, Brant County, Canada.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Kingman
Town: Kingman
Party: Populist; Fusion 1899
District: 73
Chamber: House 1897, SS1898
District: 76
Chamber: House 1899
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1885. Married and father of two sons.
Source material:

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



Name: George H. Fairchild
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Banker
County: Atchison
Town: Atchison
Party: Radical Republican
District: 7
Chamber: House 1865
Notes:
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Name: Alfred Fairfax
Born: 1840
Died:
Occupation:
County: Chautauqua
Town: Peru
Party: Republican
District: 58
Chamber: House 1889
Notes: Born a slave. Civil War veteran. Came to Kansas in 1880. First African American elected to the Kansas State Legislature.
Source material:

1)--- Kansas State Historical Society website: http://www.kshs.org/places/capitol/representatives/fairfax_alfred.htm .



Name: S. M. Fall
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Cowley
Town: Cambridge
Party: Republican
District: 61
Chamber: House 1889
Notes:
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Name: W. E. Fallas
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Logan
Town: Oakley
Party: Republican
District: 109
Chamber: House 1913
Notes:
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Name: A. A. Farmer
Born: May 21, 1858
Died: March 15, 1937
Occupation:
County: Seward
Town: Liberal
Party: Democrat
District: 123
Chamber: House 1917
Notes:
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Name: Michael "Mike" P. Farmer
Born: April 8, 1948
Died:
Occupation: Systems analyst
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Republican
District: 87
Chamber: House 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000
Notes: Succeeds Wanda Fuller.
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Name: William C. Farmer
Born: October 20, 1915 in Gentry, Arkansas.
Died: September 27, 1994
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Republican
District: 27
Chamber: Senate 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, SS1964
Notes: Special agent for the FBI for seven years.
Source material:

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



Name: Hiram W. Farnsworth
Born: October 13, 1816 in Brattleboro, Vermont.
Died: July 26, 1899 in Topeka, Kansas.
Occupation: Miller
County: Shawnee
Town: Topeka
Party: Republican
District: 6
Chamber: Senate 1861
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1856. Resigned his Senate seat in June, 1861 to accept the appointment of agent for the Kansas Indians. Married 1st on March 17, 1842 to Della T. Lerow who died June 5, 1850. Married 2nd on December 3, 1855 to Harriet A. Stoddard.
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: Elias Farr
Born: 1861 in Iowa.
Died: 1946
Occupation: Farmer
County: Lincoln
Town: Sylvan Grove
Party: Republican
District: 82
Chamber: House 1915
Notes: Married to Nancy Summers. Buried in Rosette Cemetery, Lincoln County, Kansas.
Source material:

1)---Information supplied by Ramona Summers. Her husband's father, John N. Summers, was orphaned as an infant and was reared, along with his sister, Grace, by Elias and Nancy Farr.



Name: Keith Farrar
Born: September 29, 1927
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Stevens
Town: Hugoton
Party: Republican
District: 124
Chamber: House 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981,
1982, 1983, 1984
Notes:
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Name: John A. Farrell
Born: April 27, 1858 in Albia, Iowa.
Died: July 10, 1926 in Clay Center, Kansas.
Occupation: Real estate, Grocer, Farmer
County: Clay
Town: Clay Center
Party: Republican
District: 58
Chamber: House 1919, SS1919, SS1920, 1921, 1923, SS1923, 1925
Notes: First came to Kansas with his parents when he was 12 years old. Returned to Iowa, moved to Nebraska in 1888. Returned to Kansas in 1910. Married Lida A. Coffman.
Source material:

1)---House Resolution no. 24, Journal of the Kansas House of Representatives, 1927 Session, page 670.



Name: Joseph Samuel Farrell
Born: 1851 in Delaware County, Iowa.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Jewell
Town: Formosa
Party: Populist
District: 86
Chamber: House 1897, 1898
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1878. Served in the army in Company G, Seventh U.S. Infantry. Married.
Source material:

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



Name: Hugh P. Farrelly
Born: 1859 in Illinois.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Neosho
Town: Chanute
Party: Populist 1897; Democrat 1898, 1899
District: 13
Chamber: Senate 1897, SS1898, 1899
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1887.
Source material:

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



Name: Esom G. Farris
Born: 1844
Died:
Occupation: Physician
County: Sumner
Town: Conway Springs
Party: Republican
District: 74
Chamber: House 1903, SS1903, 1905
Notes:
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Name: James W. Farris
Born: about 1837 in Kentucky.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Jefferson
Town: Winchester
Party: Democrat
District: 8
Chamber: House 1879
Notes: Spouse's first name listed as Elizabeth.
Source material:

1)--- 1880 U.S. Census, Kansas, Jefferson County, Jefferson Township.



Name: Selah B. Farwell
Born: about 1842
Died: May 11, 1934 in Osborne, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer, Lumber business
County: Osborne
Town: Corinth
Party: Republican
District: 93
Chamber: House 1875, 1876
Notes:
Source material:

1)---Topeka Capitol May 13, 1934.



Name: Hubert L. Fatzer
Born: August 10, 1910 in Fellsburg, Kansas.
Died: March 24, 1984
Occupation: Farmer, Oil & Gas, Stockman, Lawyer
County: Edwards
Town: Fellsburg
Party: Republican
District: 92
Chamber: House 1957, 1958, SS1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, SS1964, 1965, 1966, SS1966
District: 106
Chamber: House 1967, 1968
Notes: Married Helen Dill August 14, 1945.
Source material:

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

2)---"House Resolution 6164," Journal of the House of Representatives, Kansas Legislature, 1984.



Name: Charles Edward Faulkner
Born: about 1845 in New York.
Died: June 29, 1933 in Lakeworth, Florida.
Occupation: Real estate agent
County: Saline
Town: Salina
Party: Republican
District: 100
Chamber: House 1879
District: 84
Chamber: House 1885, SS1886
Notes: Spouse's first name listed as Clementine. Buried in the Arlington Cemetery in Washington, D.C.
Source material:

1)---1880 U.S. Census, Kansas, Saline County, Salina.

2)---Topeka Capitol 6/30/1933.



Name: John K. Faulkner
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Leavenworth
Town: Stranger; High Prairie 1870; Leavenworth 1883
Party: Democrat
District: 29
Chamber: House 1867, 1870
District: 11
Chamber: House 1883, SS1884
Notes:
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Name: Lemuel Faulkner
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Smith
Town: Riverton, Nebraska
Party: Republican
District: 104
Chamber: House 1889
Notes:
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Name: Oletha Faust-Goudeau
Born: August 5, 1959
Died:
Occupation: Photographer and Community Activist
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Democrat
District: 84
Chamber: House 2004, 2005, SS2005, 2006, 2007, 2008,
District: 29
Chamber: Senate 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Notes: Appointed January 26, 2004 to replace Donald Betts.
Source material:

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


Name: James P. Fawcett
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Executive/Insurance and Retail
County: Geary
Town: Junction City
Party: Republican
District: 65
Chamber: House 2011, 2012
Notes: Married to Sue.
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Name: P. Fay
Born: about 1819 in New York.
Died:
Occupation: Miller
County: Wilson
Town: New Albany
Party: Republican
District: 77
Chamber: House 1868
Notes:
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 Carey Fear
Born: November 9, 1855 in Duncansville, Ohio.
Died: 1937
Occupation: Physician
County: Coffey
Town: Waverly
Party: Republican
District: 31
Chamber: House 1917
Notes: Married August 13, 1879 to Rhoda Florence Butler.
Source material:

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



Name: William P. Feder
Born:
Died: September 29, 1941 in St. Louis, Missouri.
Occupation: Editor
County: Barton
Town: Great Bend
Party: Democrat
District: 83
Chamber: House 1909
District: 78
Chamber: House 1911
Notes:
Source material:

1)---Kansas City Times10/1/1941.



Name: Thomas Feeney
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Wyandotte
Town: Wyandotte
Party: Democrat
District: 80
Chamber: House 1869
Notes:
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Name: C. Fred Fehr
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Hardware merchant
County: Reno
Town: Arlington
Party: Republican
District: 81
Chamber: House 1909
Notes:
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Name: J. L. Feighner
Born: 1860 in Crawford County, Ohio.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Teacher, Engineer
County: Rice
Town: Sterling
Party: Populist
District: 80
Chamber: House 1897, SS1898
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1885. Married and the father of two children.
Source material:

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



Name: Paul Feleciano, Jr.
Born: March 27, 1942 in New York City, New York.
Died:
Occupation: Businessman, President, Truck center, Telecommunications
consultant
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Democrat
District: 97
Chamber: House 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976
District: 28
Chamber: Senate 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985,
1986, 1987, SS1987, 1988, 1989, SS1989, 1990, 1991,
1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
Notes: Married to V. Arlene Williams. Resigned his seat in 2003.
Source material:

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



Name: George A. Fell
Born: 1844 in Greenville, Mercer County, Pennsylvania.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockraiser
County: Pawnee
Town: Larned
Party: Populist
District: 92
Chamber: House 1897, SS1898
Notes: Married and the father of four children.
Source material:

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



Name: Ralph W. Felton
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Morris
Town: Dwight
Party: Democrat
District: 56
Chamber: House 1925
Notes:
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Name: James Grant Felts
Born: November 9, 1869 in Darlington, Gentry County, Missouri.
Died: December 29, 1946 in Hays, Kansas.
Occupation: Auctioneer
County: Logan
Town: Winona
Party: Independent
District: 109
Chamber: House 1927, SS1928
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1885. Mr. Felts funeral services were held in the High School gym in order to accommodate all who attended.
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Name: Thomas P. Fenlon
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Leavenworth
Town: Leavenworth
Party: Independent
District: 25
Chamber: House 1871
District: 22
Chamber: House 1872, 1874, SS1874
Notes: Speaker of the House in SS1874.
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Name: Amos. A. Fenn
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Builder
County: Leavenworth
Town: Leavenworth
Party: Independent
District: 21
Chamber: House 1876
Notes:
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Name: Arthur W. Fenton
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Doniphan
Town: Bendena
Party: Republican
District: 1
Chamber: House 1923, SS1923, 1925, 1927, SS1928, 1929, SS1930
Notes:
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Name: Joseph L. Ferguson
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Butler
Town: Fredonia
Party: Reform; Republican
District: 74
Chamber: House 1875, 1876
Notes:
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Name: Wade M. Ferguson
Born: January 2, 1889 in Texas.
Died: October 10, 1971
Occupation: Locomotive engineer (Retired)
County: Labette
Town: Parsons
Party: Democrat
District: 24
Chamber: House 1955, 1956
District: 11
Chamber: Senate 1957, 1958, SS1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963,
1964, SS1964
District: 2
Chamber: Senate 1965, 1966, SS1966
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1906. Married in 1921 to Mildred Mary Jones. Resigned his seat in November, 1966.
Source material:

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

2)---Topeka Daily Capitol 11/29/1966.



Name: Walter Ferguson
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Jefferson
Town: Valley Falls
Party: Democrat
District: 5
Chamber: House 1907, 1908
Notes: Deceased before SS1908.
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Name: Ward P. Ferguson
Born: June 28, 1931 in McPherson, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Attorney
County: McPherson
Town: McPherson
Party: Democrat
District: 74
Chamber: House 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980
Notes: Married in 1954 to Barbara J. Mohn.
Source material:

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



Name: William M. Ferguson
Born: December 2, 1917
Died: June 5, 2005 in Wichita, Kansas
Occupation: Cattleman, Lawyer
County: Sumner
Town: Wellington
Party: Republican
District: 69
Chamber: House 1949, 1951, 1953, 1955, 1956
Notes:
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Name: John Appley Ferrell
Born: September 23, 1865 in Lane's Prairie, Missouir
Died: June 21, 1922
Occupation: Teacher
County: Chautauqua
Town: Sedan
Party: Republican
District: 49
Chamber: House 1915
District: 26
Chamber: Senate 1917, 1919, SS1919, SS1920
Notes: In 1887 married Emma Lugabill.
Source material:



Name: Bill Feuerborn
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Business Owner
County: Anderson
Town: Garnett
Party: Democrat
District: 5
Chamber: House 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, SS2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Notes: Married to Lynda Feuerborn.
Source material:

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



Name: Frank C. Field
Born: 1861 in Van Buren County, Michigan.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Grain & stock buyer, Shipper, Realtor
County: Reno
Town: Pretty Prairie
Party: Populist; Democrat 1911
District: 36
Chamber: Senate 1897, SS1898, 1899
District: 75
Chamber: House 1911, 1923, SS1923
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1876. Married and the father of six children.
Source material:

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



Name: H. C. Fields
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Leavenworth
Town: Leavenworth
Party:
District: 24
Chamber: House 1873
Notes:
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Name: William Thomas Fields
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Railroad engineer
County: Sumner
Town: Caldwell
Party: Fusion
District: 74
Chamber: House 1901
Notes:
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Name: George W. Fieser
Born: 1864
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Kingman
Town: Kingman
Party: Democrat
District: 77
Chamber: House 1905
Notes:
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Name: E. G. Filbert
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Insuror
County: Marshall
Town: Marysville
Party: Democrat
District: 40
Chamber: House 1933, SS1933, SS1934
Notes:
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Name: S. L. Filson
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Rancher
County: Lane
Town: Dighton
Party: Republican
District: 115
Chamber: House SS1898
District: 118
Chamber: House 1901
Notes: Succeeded Charles Lobdell, resigned in 1898.
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Name: S. W. Filson
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Theater owner
County: Scott
Town: Scott City
Party: Democrat
District: 113
Chamber: House 1937, SS1938
Notes:
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Name: S. W. Filson
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Theater owner
County: Scott
Town: Scott City
Party: Democrat
District: 113
Chamber: House 1937, SS1938
Notes:
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Name: Blaine Finch
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Attorney
County: Franklin
Town: Ottawa
Party: Republican
District: 59
Chamber: House 2013
Notes:
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Name:

Born: November 7, 1843 in Wellington, Ohio.
Died:
Occupation: Merchant, Banker
County: Osage
Town: Burlingame
Party: Republican
District: 21
Chamber: Senate 1879, 1881, 1883, SS1884
District: 44
Chamber: House 1885, SS1886
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1868. Married Elsie M. Weber, of Bangor, Maine, on February 29, 1872. Elected to the State Senate in 1877 to fill vacancy caused by the sudden death of O.H. Sheldon.
Source material:

1)---History of Kansas / William G. Cutler. (Topeka, Kan. : A.T. Andreas, 1883.)



Name: Robert Findlay
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Banker, Investment, Brokerage
County: Rice
Town: Sterling
Party: Republican
District: 35
Chamber: Senate 1901, 1903, SS1903
Notes: Replaced George B. Ross on February 19, 1901.
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Name: Troy Findley
Born: July 11, 1964
Died:
Occupation: Consultant, Banking
County: Douglas
Town: Lawrence
Party: Democrat
District: 46
Chamber: House 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
Notes:
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Name: Thomas H. Finigan
Born: November 11, 1896 in Kansas City, Kansas.
Died: December 7, 1968 in Kansas City, Kansas.
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Wyandotte
Town: Kansas City
Party: Republican
District: 9
Chamber: House 1925, 1943, 1953
Notes: In 1943 started being a proxy bridegroom, participated in more than 200 proxy marriages. This resulted in friends dubbing him the "most married man in America". This sidelight to his career started when a lawyer asked Finigan to be a stand-in for a soldier then in Europe. Kansas was the only state to permit such marriages at the time.
Source material:

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

2)---Topeka Daily Capitol 12/9/1968.



Name: William Greene Fink
Born: November 15, 1870
Died: March 10, 1949
Occupation: Abstractor, Lawyer
County: Wilson
Town: Fredonia
Party: Democrat
District: 29
Chamber: House 1931, 1933, SS1933, SS1934, 1935, SS1936
Notes:
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Name: Adin Waldron Finley
Born: September 25, 1866 in Kane County, Illinois.
Died: August, 1939 in Elk Falls, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Elk
Town: Elk Falls
Party: Republican
District: 26
Chamber: Senate 1929, SS1930, 1931, 1933, SS1933, SS1934, 1935, SS1936
Notes: Veteran: 1884-1886 member of Company C, 4th Kansas National Guard. Married July 21, 1891 to Mary Ellen Parmley.
Source material:

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



Name: James W. Finley
Born: 1876 in Iowa
Died: 1939 near Longmont, Colorado
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Neosho
Town: Chanute
Party: Republican
District: 13
Chamber: Senate 1921, 1923, SS1923, 1925, 1927, SS1928
Notes:
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Name: John L. Finley
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Stockraiser
County: Cheyenne
Town: St. Francis
Party: Republican
District: 112
Chamber: House 1907, SS1908, 1909
Notes: Won contested election on February 9, 1909 from Josiah Crosby.
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Name: William Stewart Finley
Born: July 24, 1831 in Alleghany County, Pennsylvania.
Died: February 22, 1917 in Williamsburg, Kansas.
Occupation: Banker, Stockman
County: Franklin
Town: Williamsburg
Party: Republican
District: 15
Chamber: House 1899, 1901, 1903, SS1903
Notes: In the book, Illustriana Kansas, his middle name is written as Stuart. Married Laura Amelia Swift.
Source material:

1)--- Biography of his son, James Rainsford Finley, in: Illustriana Kansas. Hebron, Neb. : Illustriana, Inc., 1933.



Name: Daniel C. Finn
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Wilson 1865; Cherokee 1867
Town: Syracuse 1865; Pleasant View 1867
Party: Radical Republican
District: 76
Chamber: House 1865
District: 83
Chamber: House 1867
Notes:
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Name: David Wesley Finney
Born: August 22, 1839 in Annapolis, Indiana.
Died: November 1, 1916 in Emporia, Kansas.
Occupation: Merchant
County: Woodson
Town: Neosho Falls
Party: Republican
District: 63
Chamber: House 1868
District: 22
Chamber: Senate 1875, 1876, 1877, 1879
Notes: Elected Lieutenant Governor in 1880 and 1882. Married October 3, 1869 to Helen H. McConnell. Veteran: Civil War, Eighty-Fifth Indiana Volunteer Infantry, Company A.
Source material:

1)--- History of the State of Kansas by William G. Cutler, first published in 1883 by A.T. Andreas, Chicago, Il.


Name: Gail A. Finney
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Small Business Owner
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Democrat
District: 84
Chamber: House 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Notes: Married to Jerrold
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Name: Lafayette H. Finney
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Sumner
Town: Wellington
Party: Republican
District: 69
Chamber: House 1917, 1919, SS1919, SS1920
District: 28
Chamber: Senate 1921, 1923, SS1923
Notes:
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Name: Robert A. Finney
Born: 1906 in Indiana.
Died: November 6, 1993
Occupation: Manufacturer
County: Allen
Town: Humboldt
Party: Republican
District: 19
Chamber: House 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, SS1964
District: 20
Chamber: House 1965, 1966, SS1966
Notes:
Source material:

1)--- "House Resolution 6005," Journal of the House of Representatives, Kansas Legislature, 1994.



Name: Warren W. Finney
Born: 1874 in Neosho Falls, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Miller
County: Woodson
Town: Neosho Falls
Party: Republican
District: 31
Chamber: House 1897, SS1898
Notes: Youngest member of the House in the session of 1897. Son of former Lt. Governor, D. W. Finney.
Source material:

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



Name: M. J. Firey
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Lyon
Town: Emporia
Party:
District: 68
Chamber: House 1874, SS1874
Notes:
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Name: William R. Fish
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Johnson
Town: Leawood
Party: Republican
District: 20
Chamber: House 1969, 1970
Notes:
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Name: William Henry M. Fishback
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Johnson
Town: Olathe
Party: Republican
District: 8
Chamber: House 1862
District: 10
Chamber: Senate 1863, 1864
Notes:
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Name: A. B. Fisher
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Edwards
Town: Fellsburg
Party: Republican
District: 92
Chamber: House 1921, 1923, SS1923
Notes:
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Name: A. H. Fisher
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer (Retired)
County: Sheridan
Town: Selden
Party: Republican
District: 103
Chamber: House 1945
Notes:
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Name: Charles A. Fisher
Born: 1856
Died:
Occupation: Physician
County: Crawford
Town: Pittsburg
Party: Republican
District: 24
Chamber: House 1903, SS1903, 1905
Notes:
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Name: Edgar J. Fisher
Born: January 12, 1881
Died: August 13, 1936 in Winfield, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer, Stockraiser, Lawyer, Realtor, Insuror
County: Chautauqua
Town: Sedan, Cedarville
Party: Republican
District: 54
Chamber: House 1907, SS1908, 1909
District: 49
Chamber: House 1925, 1927, SS1928
Notes:
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Name: Frank M. Fisher
Born: September 13, 1886 (?)
Died: April 1, 1951 in Paola, Kansas.
Occupation: Insurance appraiser
County: Miami
Town: Paola
Party: Republican
District: 14
Chamber: House 1939, 1941, 1943, 1945
Notes:
Source material:

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



Name: Harry W. Fisher
Born: 1887
Died: May 24, 1993
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Bourbon
Town: Fort Scott
Party: Republican
District: 18
Chamber: House 1933, SS1933, SS1934, 1935, SS1936, 1937, SS1938
Notes:
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Name: Henry Clay Fisher
Born: February 14, 1818 in Stark County, Ohio.
Died: November 16, 1890 near Globe, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer
County: Douglas
Town: Marion Township (near the village of Globe)
Party: Republican
District: 40
Chamber: House 1871
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1869. Married to Mary Ann Eckert.
Source material:

1)---Douglas County, Kansas, Family Histories, s1991-1992 / Carol Buhler Francis, facilitator. 1st ed. Lawrence, KS : Douglas County, Kansas, Genealogical Society, v. 1 (1994).



Name: Hugh T. Fisher
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Shawnee
Town: Topeka
Party: Republican
District: 17
Chamber: Senate 1921, 1923, SS1923
Notes:
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Name: John K. Fisher
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Atchison
Town: Huron
Party: Radical Republican
District: 2
Chamber: Senate 1867
Notes:
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Name: R. P. Fisher
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Atchison
Town: Effingham
Party: Farmers' Alliance
District: 3
Chamber: House 1891
Notes:
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Name: Simon Fishman
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Greeley
Town: Tribune
Party: Republican
District: 112
Chamber: House 1927, SS1928
District: 38
Chamber: Senate 1933, SS1933, SS1934, 1935, SS1936
Notes:
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Name: Henry C. Fisler
Born: about 1849 in Maryland.
Died:
Occupation:
County: Harper
Town: Anthony
Party: Republican
District: 128
Chamber: House 1879
Notes:
Source material:

1)--- U.S. 1880 Census, Kansas, Harper County, Silver Creek Township.



Name: Edward Fitzgerald
Born: October 13, 1875 in De Pere, Wisconsin.
Died: October, 1962 in Concordia, Kansas.
Occupation: Merchant
County: Cloud
Town: Jamestown
Party: Democrat
District: 61
Chamber: House 1933, SS1933, SS1934
Notes: Came to Kansas at the age of 4.
Source material:

1)---Topeka Daily Capitol 10/11/1962.


 

Name: Steve Fitzgerald
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Retired
County: Leavenworth Co.
Town: Leavenworth
Party: Republican
District: 5
Chamber: Senate 2013
Notes: Married to Francie.
Source material:

 



Name: William James Fitzgerald
Born: November 1, 1861 in Monroe, Wisconsin
Died: December 17, 1937 in San Diego, California.
Occupation: Farmer, Stockraiser
County: Ford
Town: Dodge City
Party: Republican
District: 97
Chamber: House 1895, 1897, SS1898
Notes: Came to America with his parents when he was two, came to Kansas in 1883. Spouse's first name listed as Annie. He was acquainted with Wyatt Earp and Bat Masterson.
Source material:

 

1)---Topeka Capitol 12/18/1937.

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



Name: George A. Fitzgibbons
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Cigar manufacturer
County: Geary
Town: Junction City
Party: Democrat
District: 43
Chamber: House 1933, SS1933, SS1934, 1935, SS1936
Notes:
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Name: William H. Fitzpatrick
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Shawnee
Town: Topeka
Party: Republican
District: 8
Chamber: Senate 1869, 1870, 1871, 1872
Notes:
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Name: William Samuel Fitzpatrick
Born: September 14, 1866 in Shelby County, Illinois.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer, Oil production
County: Chautauqua
Town: Sedan
Party: Republican
District: 26
Chamber: Senate 1901, 1903, SS1903, 1905, 1907, SS1908
Notes: According to the 1901 Handbook of the State Legislature he was born in Fayette County, Illinois. Illustriana Kansas biography puts his place of birth as Shelby, Kansas. He came to Kansas in 1872. Married December 18, 1923, to Emilie B. Dow. Served as Commissioner of U.S. District Court of Kansas, 1889-1890. Served as Commissioner of U.S. District Court of Oklahoma, 1890-1893.
Source material:

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

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



Name: Frank P. Fitzwilliam
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Leavenworth
Town: Leavenworth
Party: Democrat
District: 3
Chamber: Senate 1863, 1864
District: 22
Chamber: House 1875
Notes:
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Name: Eldridge D. Flagg
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Doctor
County: Jefferson
Town: Perry
Party: Republican
District: 5
Chamber: House 1909
Notes:
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Name: Geraldine Flaharty
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Teacher (Retired)
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Democrat
District: 98
Chamber: House 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, SS2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Notes: Appointed by Governor Graves on November 27, 1995 to succeed Joel Rutledge who resigned.
Source material:

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



Name: T. W. Flanders
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Insurance, Real estate
County: Ellsworth
Town: Kanopolis
Party: Republican
District: 80
Chamber: House 1957, 1958, SS1958
Notes:
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Name: Wade R. Flanders
Born: October 15, 1865 in Washington County, Ohio.
Died: March 15, 1949
Occupation: Farmer, Insurance
County: Ellsworth
Town: Ellsworth
Party: Republican
District: 80
Chamber: House 1923, SS1923, 1925, 1927, SS1928, 1929, SS1930, 1941,
1943, 1945
Notes:
Source material:

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



Name: J. D. Flanigan
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Decatur
Town: Oberlin
Party: Democrat
District: 107
Chamber: House 1907, SS1908, 1909
Notes:
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Name: Thomas James Flannelly
Born: March 23, 1868 in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Labette
Town: Chetopa
Party: Republican
District: 28
Chamber: House 1899
Notes:
Source material:

1)---Kansas Cyclopedia of State History, 1912, volume III, pt 1.



Name: Ira S. Fleck
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Russell
Town: Bunker Hill
Party: Republican
District: 118
Chamber: House 1881
Notes:
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Name: Jefferson Fleming
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Linn
Town:
Party:
District: 49
Chamber: House 1864
Notes:
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Name: James Fletcher
Born: 1830 in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
Died: March 26, 1871 in Tecumseh, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer
County: Shawnee
Town: Tecumseh
Party: Republican
District: 42
Chamber: House 1865, 1866, 1868
Notes: Buried in the Topeka Cemetery.
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: Warren H. Fletcher
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Clay
Town: Clay Center
Party: Republican
District: 79
Chamber: House 1877
Notes:
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Name: Taylor Flick
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Edwards
Town: Kinsley
Party: Republican
District: 124
Chamber: House 1876, 1877.
Notes: Was refused seat January 21, 1876.
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Name: Robert Flickinger
Born: November 9, 1833 in Pennsylvania.
Died:
Occupation: Lumberman
County: Doniphan
Town: Geary City
Party: Republican
District: 5
Chamber: House 1867
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1859. Civil War veteran; Company G, 8th Kansas Volunteer Infantry. Married in 1864 to Rachel Tegart.
Source material:

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



Name: Harrison Flora
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Dickinson
Town: Poplar Hill
Party: Republican
District: 68
Chamber: House 1887
Notes:
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Name: Reazin V. Flora
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Bricklayer
County: Leavenworth
Town: Leavenworth
Party: Democrat
District: 25
Chamber: House 1869
Notes:
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Name: Vaughn L. Flora
Born: January 17, 1945 in Quniter, Kansas
Died:
Occupation: Real estate broker, Construction manager
County: Shawnee
Town: Topeka
Party: Democrat
District: 57
Chamber: House 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, SS2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Notes:
Source material:

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



Name: Frederick C. Flory
Born: December 22, 1858 in Ottawa, La Salle County, Illinois.
Died: February 26, 1943 in Howard, Elk County, Kansas.
Occupation: Editor, Publisher
County: Elk
Town: Howard
Party: Democrat
District: 48
Chamber: House 1933, SS1933, SS1934
Notes: Married Alida White, daughter of Kansas State Rep, Charles White,  in 1884.
Source material:

1)---Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history (Standard Pub. Co. Chicago, 1912).



Name: Dorothy H. Flottman
Born: November 23, 1924
Died:
Occupation: Accountant
County: Butler
Town: Winfield
Party: Republican
District: 78
Chamber: House 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, SS1987, 1988, 1989, SS1989, 1990, 1991, 1992
Notes:
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Name: Joann Flower
Born: May 6, 1935
Died:
Occupation: Nurse, Homemaker, Farm and business partner (Retired)
County: Jefferson
Town: Oskaloosa
Party: Republican
District: 47
Chamber: House 1989, SS1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2005, SS2005
Notes: Married to Paul Flower. Resignation effective January 4, 2006, Lee Tafanelli will be returning to position since his return from active military service in Iraq.
Source material:

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



Name: John Focke
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Rawlins
Town: Ludell
Party: Democrat
District: 111
Chamber: House 1903, SS1903
Notes:
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Name: Robert Focht
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Greenwood
Town: Eureka
Party: Democrat
District: 47
Chamber: House 1913
Notes:
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Name: Frank Fockele
Born: in Neiheim, Westphalia, Germany.
Died: August 30, 1926 in LeRoy, Kansas.
Occupation: Newspaper editor, Teacher of German and French.
County: Coffey
Town: LeRoy
Party: Democrat
District: 37
Chamber: House 1887
Notes: Came to the United States in 1866. Married Mary Morrison.
Source material:

1)--- biography of his son, Glick Fockele, in: Illustriana Kansas. Hebron, Neb. : Illustriana, Inc., 1933.


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