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Pfeffer to Pyles

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 F. Pfeffer
Born: February 26, 1886 in Warrensburg, Illinois.
Died:
Occupation: Banker, Insurance
County: Washington
Town: Haddam
Party: Republican
District: 59
Chamber: House 1943
Notes:
Source material:

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



Name: Daniel Pfeiffer
Born: about 1868 in Kansas
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Brown
Town: Hamlin
Party: Republican
District: 37
Chamber: House 1927, SS1928, 1929, SS1930, 1931
Notes: Spouse's name was Mary.
Source material:

1)---1920 U.S. Census, Kansas, Brown County, Hamlin Township



Name: Ralph Ulysses Pfouts
Born: 1889 in Monrovia, Kansas.
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Atchison
Town: Atchison
Party: Republican
District: 2
Chamber: Senate 1929, SS1930, 1931
Notes: In 1918 married Miss Alice Oldham of Atchison, Kansas.
Source material:

1)---Who's Who in the Kansas Legislature, Session 1929 / by Arch Bell. Howell Printing Company : Great Bend, Kansas, 1929.

2)---WorldConnect at rootsweb.com



Name: Eber Phelps
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Sales and Marketing
County: Ellis
Town: Hays
Party: Democrat
District: 111
Chamber: House 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, SS2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Notes: Married to Joni Phelps.
Source material:

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



Name: James Madison Phenicie
Born: February, 1840, in Muskingum County, Ohio
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockraiser
County: Leavenworth
Town: Reno
Party: Republican
District: 8
Chamber: House 1905
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1865; Served in Civil War in 29th Indiana Volunteer Infantry and held as prisoner of war for 19 months; Married 1st in 1871 to Georgiana E. Fraser, a native of Scotland, who was raised in Australia. 2nd spouse's name was Mary.
Source material:

1)---1900 U.S. Census, Leavenworth County, Reno Township

2)---William G. Cutler's History of the State of Kansas, 1883 (Leavenworth County section)

3)---"A gathering of pioneers at Reno" (Leavenworth Times, Sunday, Dec. 11, 1988)



Name: John Lang Philbrick
Born: September 21, 1824 in Effingham, New Hampshire.
Died: July 8, 1894 in Wymore, Nebraska.
Occupation: Insurance Agent
County: Doniphan
Town: Doniphan
Party: Republican
District: 5
Chamber: House 1868
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1859. Mexican-American War veteran, in the U.S. Navy. Married October, 1851 to Sarah M. Walker.
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: Edgar Willard Phillips
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Sedgwick, Sumner
Town: Mulvane
Party: Republican
District: 83
Chamber: House 1889
District: 74
Chamber: House 1909
Notes:
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Name: James A. Phillips
Born: 1835 in North Carolina.
Died: 1872 in Burlingame, Kansas.
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Lykins (became Miami)
Town: Paola
Party: Republican
District: 9
Chamber: Senate 1861, 1862
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1857. Resigned February 21, 1862. Civil War veteran: 1st-- 4th Kansas Infantry; 2nd-- 10th Kansas Infantry; 3rd-- First Indian Home Guards. Never married.
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: James P. Phillips
Born: about 1893 in Illinois
Died:
Occupation: Editor, Publisher
County: Thomas
Town: Colby
Party: Democrat
District: 105
Chamber: House 1937, SS1938
Notes: Spouse's name was Pearl
Source material:

1)---1920 U.S. Census, Kansas, Thomas County, city of Colby



Name: James W. Phillips
Born: September 18, 1866 in Morgan County, Illinois
Died:
Occupation: Brokerage business
County: Stevens
Town: Hugoton
Party: Democrat
District: 124
Chamber: House 1911, 1913
Notes: Married Mary Francis Prather on November 4, 1891.
Source material:

1)--Standard history of Kansas and Kansans 1919

 


Name: Tom Phillips
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Community Development Consultant
County: Riley
Town: Manhattan
Party: Republican
District: 67
Chamber: House 2013
Notes: Married to Debra Doubek-Phillips, M.D.
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Name: William Addison Phillips
Born: January 17, 1824 in Paisley, Scotland.
Died: November 30, 1893 in Fort Gibson, Oklahoma.
Occupation: Journalist
County: Saline
Town: Salina
Party: Republican
District: 74
Chamber: House 1866
Notes: He immigrated to the US in 1838 and to Lawrence, Kansas in 1855. He was the first justice of the supreme court under the Leavenworth constitution. Founder of the city of Salina, Kansas. Member of US Congress, 1873-1879.
Source material:

 

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



Name: Charles H. Phinney
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Jefferson
Town: McLouth
Party: Republican
District: 4
Chamber: House 1891, 1893
Notes:
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Name: James Phinney
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Morris
Town: Council Grove
Party:
District: 69
Chamber: House 1871
Notes:
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Name: R. M. Pickler
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Smith
Town: Smith Center
Party: Republican
District: 28
Chamber: Senate 1885, SS1886, 1887
District: 86
Chamber: House 1923, SS1923
Notes:
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Name: A. W. Pickering
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Woodson
Town:
Party:
District: 63
Chamber: House 1864
Notes:
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Name: George Pickett
Born: November 6, 1826 in Knox County, Ohio.
Died: December 18, 1905
Occupation: Farmer
County: Riley
Town: Mayday
Party: Republican
District: 12
Chamber: House 1875
Notes: Married in 1849 to Miss Harriet Norris. Mrs. Pickett preceded her husband in death, both are buried side by side in the Randolph-Fancy Creek Cemetery.
Source material:

1)---Information taken from the Historical Plat Book of Riley County, Kansas, published in 1881.



Name: Alfred Clark Pierce
Born: September 13, 1835, in Cooperstown, New York.
Died: October 28, 1926, in Junction City, Kansas.
Occupation: Laywer
County: Davis (later named Geary)
Town: Junction City
Party: Republican
District: 5
Chamber: House 1862
District: 71
Chamber: House 1869
District: 78
Chamber: House 1881
Notes: "He came to Kansas as a free-state pioneer" in 1856. Civil War Veteran: Company G, 11th Kansas Infantry. Married May 9, 1865, to Harriet L. Bowen.
Source material:

1)--- Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 10 (page 172) of: Senate Journal: Proceedings of the Senate of the State of Kansas, ....1927. Topeka, Kan. : Kansas State Printing Plant, 1927.

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



Name: Claudius B. Pierce
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Leavenworth
Town: Leavenworth
Party: Republican
District: 3
Chamber: Senate 1863, 1864
Notes:
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Name: C. M. Pierce
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Wyandotte
Town: Argentine
Party: Democrat
District: 9
Chamber: House 1915
Notes:
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Name: E. S. Pierce
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Lincoln
Town: Milo
Party: Republican
District: 86
Chamber: House 1876
Notes:
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Name: G. T. Pierce
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Franklin
Town: Ottawa
Party:
District: 58
Chamber: House 1870
Notes:
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Name: Thomas Pierce
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Riley
Town: Henryville
Party: Republican
District: 4
Chamber: House 1861
Notes:
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Name: Thomas M. Pierce
Born: February 1847 near St. Joseph, Buchanan Co., Mo.
Died: 1904 in Bozeman, Montana.
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Doniphan
Town: Iowa Point
Party: Republican
District: 1
Chamber: House 1872
Notes: Married to Sue. Served with Company B, 13 Kansas Infantry during the Civil War.
Source material:

1)---Information provided by Dave Batchelder.


Name: J. C. Pierson
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Pratt
Town: Coats
Party: Alliance
District: 91
Chamber: House 1891
Notes:
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Name: Ernst F. Pihlblad
Born:
Died:
Occupation: College President
County: McPherson
Town: Lindsborg
Party: Republican
District: 28
Chamber: Senate 1937, SS1938, 1939
Notes:
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Name: Mary Pilcher-Cook
Born: December 23, 1954 in Kansas City, Missouri.
Died:
Occupation: Software engineer
County: Johnson
Town: Shawnee
Party: Republican
District: 18
Chamber: House 2001, 2002, 2005, SS2005, 2006
District: 10
Chamber: Senate 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Notes: Married to Donald Cook.
Source material:

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



Name: Eugene Frank Pile
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Veterinarian
County: Seward
Town: Liberal
Party: Republican
District: 123
Chamber: House 1929, SS1930
Notes:
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Name: Isaiah Pile
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Franklin
Town:
Party:
District: 58
Chamber: House 1864
Notes:
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Name: William H. Pilkenton
Born: December 29, 1832 in Rush County, Indiana.
Died: July 15, 1892 in Belleville, Kansas.
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Republic
Town: Belleville
Party: Republican
District: 81
Chamber: House 1874, SS1874, 1875
District: 106
Chamber: House 1877
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1871. Married to Miss Isabel Shafer.
Source material:

1)---Information provided through Bonita Hillmer of Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas.



Name: Bertine Pinckney
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Marion
Town: Peabody
Party: Republican
District: 77
Chamber: House 1874, SS1874
Notes:
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Name: Roger Pine
Born: January 11, 1940 at Lawrence, Kansas
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Douglas
Town: Lawrence
Party: Republican
District: 3
Chamber: Senate 2005, SS2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Notes: Married to Sue Pine.
Source material:

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



Name: Robert L. Pinet
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Franklin
Town: Ottawa
Party: Republican
District: 14
Chamber: House 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970
Notes:
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Name: P. I. B. Ping
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Attorney
County: Crawford
Town: Girard
Party: Republican
District: 13
Chamber: Senate 1877, 1879
Notes:
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Name: John H. Pinkerton
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Wabaunsee, Riley
Town: Wabaunsee, Alma, Manhattan
Party:
District: 70
Chamber: House 1870, 1871
District: 12
Chamber: House 1872
Notes:
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Name: S. H. Piper
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Montgomery
Town: Independence
Party: Republican
District: 27
Chamber: House 1917, 1919, SS1919, SS1920, 1921
Notes:
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Name: Irving M. Platt
Born: August 6, 1883 in Fall City, Nebraska.
Died: 1953
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Geary
Town: Junction City
Party: Republican
District: 43
Chamber: House 1941, 1943, 1945, 1947
District: 19
Chamber: Senate 1949, 1951
Notes:
Source material:

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



Name: Walter Pleasant
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County:
Town:
Party:
District: 13
Chamber: House 1925, 1927, SS1928, 1929, SS1930
Notes:
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Name: Arthur W. Plumb
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Lyon
Town: Emporia
Party: Republican
District: 83
Chamber: House 1877
Notes:
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Name: George Plumb
Born: 1843
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Lyon
Town: Emporia
Party: Republican
District: 51
Chamber: House 1905, 1907, SS1908
Notes:
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Name: James R. Plumb
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Lyon
Town: Emporia
Party: Republican
District: 24
Chamber: Senate 1917, 1919, SS1919, SS1920
Notes:
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Name: Preston Bierce Plumb
Born: October 12, 1837 in Delaware County, Ohio.
Died: December 20, 1891 in Washington, D.C.
Occupation: Attorney
County: Breckinridge (became Lyon)
Town: Emporia
Party: Republican
District: 12
Chamber: House 1862
District: 64
Chamber: House 1867, 1868
Notes: He was a founder of Emporia, Kansas. Veteran: Civil War, Union Army.
Source material:

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



Name: Blaise R. Plummer
Born: January 1, 1950
Died:
Occupation: Attorney
County:
Town: Overland Park
Party: Republican
District: 20
Chamber: House 1993, 1994
Notes:
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Name: George W. Plummer
Born: 1869
Died:
Occupation: Farmer (retired)
County: Jefferson
Town: Perry
Party: Republican
District: 5
Chamber: House 1905
District: 4
Chamber: House 1923, SS1923, 1925, 1927, SS1928, 1933, SS1933, SS1934, 1935, SS1936, 1937, SS1938, 1939
Notes:
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Name: W. S. Plummer
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Leavenworth
Town: Leavenworth
Party:
District: 19
Chamber: House 1873
Notes:
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Name: Daniel W. Poe
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Butler
Town: Leon
Party:
District: 62
Chamber: House 1887, 1889
Notes:
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Name: Milton B. Pogue
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Norton
Town: Edmond
Party: Republican
District: 105
Chamber: House 1899, 1901
Notes:
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Name: C. F. Pohlman
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Ellsworth
Town: Ellsworth
Party: Democrat
District: 85
Chamber: House 1907, SS1908
Notes:
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Name: Charles N. Points
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Pottawatomie
Town: Havensville
Party: Republican
District: 69
Chamber: House 1881
Notes:
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Name: Milton Poland
Born: 1889 in Addison, Pennsylvania.
Died: August 22, 1960
Occupation: Merchant
County: Nemaha
Town: Sabetha
Party: Republican
District: 38
Chamber: House 1939, 1941, 1943
District: 17
Chamber: Senate 1945, 1947
Notes:
Source material:

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



Name: J. V. Polinger
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Franklin
Town: Ottawa
Party:
District: 15
Chamber: House 1887
Notes:
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Name: Milton C. Polley
Born: 1850
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Republic
Town: Republic City
Party: Republican
District: 65
Chamber: House 1905, 1907, SS1908
Notes:
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Name: Samuel D. Pollock
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Asst. Postmaster
County: Cowley
Town: Arkansas City
Party: Republican
District: 55
Chamber: House 1903
Notes: Resigned before SS1903.
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Name: George T. Polson
Born: 1831 in King's Mill, Washington County, Indiana.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Riley
Town: Winkler
Party: Republican
District: 44
Chamber: House 1897, SS1898
District: 46
Chamber: House 1899
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1867. A widower with six children.
Source material:

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



Name: Irvin V. Polson
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Druggist
County: Elk
Town: Moline
Party: Republican
District: 48
Chamber: House 1947
Notes:
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Name: Lloyd D. Polson
Born: May 30, 1928
Died: February 11, 2002
Occupation: Farmer, Farm Supply Store
County: Marshall
Town: Vermillion
Party: Republican
District: 61
Chamber: House 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986
Notes: Married Delores Swanson on July 15, 1952.
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Name: Elwaine Franklin Pomeroy
Born: June 4, 1933 in Topeka, Kansas.
Died: June 29, 2011
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Shawnee
Town: Topeka
Party: Republican
District: 13, Pos. 3
Chamber: Senate 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972
District: 18
Chamber: Senate 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984
Notes: Married in 1950 to Joanne Carolyn Bunge.
Source material:

1)---Who's Who in American Politics, 7th edition. New York: Bowker Co., 1979.



Name: F. W. Pomeroy
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Jackson
Town: Holton
Party:
District: 40
Chamber: House 1907, SS1908
Notes:
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Name: Frank C. Pomeroy
Born: 1874
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Jackson
Town: Holton
Party: Republican
District: 40
Chamber: House 1905
District: 36
Chamber: House 1915
District: 2
Chamber: Senate 1917, 1919, SS1919, SS1920
District: 36
Chamber: House 1935, SS1936, 1937, SS1938
Notes:
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Name: J. F. Pomeroy
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Jackson
Town: Holton
Party: Republican
District: 39
Chamber: House 1893
Notes:
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Name: Ebenezer F. Porter
Born: about 1860 in New Salem, Fayette County, Pennsylvania.
Died:
Occupation: Manager of Lumber Co.
County: Crawford
Town: Pittsburg
Party: Republican
District: 9
Chamber: Senate 1901, 1903, SS1903, 1905, 1907, SS1908, 1909, 1911, 1913, 1915
Notes: Won contested election over F.W. Stanton and was seated
January 30, 1913. Came to Kansas in 1885. His father was John T. Porter, proprietor of the only Republication newspaper in western Florida at the turn of the 20th century.
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Name: John Q. Porter
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Allen
Town: Humboldt
Party: Republican
District: 54
Chamber: House 1869
Notes:
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Name: James A. Porter
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Bookkeeper
County: Pratt
Town: Pratt
Party: Republican
District: 74
Chamber: House 1921
Notes:
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Name: James W. Porter
Born: March 1, 1911
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Shawnee
Town: Topeka
Party: Republican
District: 34
Chamber: House 1941
District: 16
Chamber: Senate 1949, 1951, 1953, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, SS1958, 1959, 1960
Notes:
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Name: L. G. Porter
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Merchant
County: Bourbon
Town: Xenia
Party: Republican
District: 28
Chamber: House 1883, SS1884
Notes:
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Name: Samuel M. Porter
Born: December 14, 1849, in Metamora, Lapeer County, Michigan
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Director of Gas Co.
County: Montgomery
Town: Caney
Party: Republican
District: 12
Chamber: Senate 1905, 1907, SS1908
Notes: Came to a part of Indian Territory that later became part of Kansas in 1881; Married in 1874 to Susie Hoyt. She died in 1878 and he married 2nd in 1884 to Elthea Smith.
Source material:

1)---Standard History of Kansas and Kansans, 1918 edition



Name: Mrs. Walter Porter
Born:
Died: August 24, 1980
Occupation: Homemaker, Rancher
County: Lyon
Town: Miller
Party: Republican
District: 4
Chamber: Senate 1965, 1966, SS1966, 1967, 1968
District: 12
Chamber: Senate 1969, 1970
Notes: Resigned. Replaced by John W. Crofoot.
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Name: Charles W. Porterfield
Born: January 24, 1876 in Holton, Kansas.
Died: January 27, 1959
Occupation: Manufacturer, Real estate, Insurance
County: Jackson
Town: Holton
Party: Democrat
District: 36
Chamber: House 1941, 1943, 1949
Notes:
Source material:

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



Name: Henry Post
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Miami
Town: Somerset
Party: Republican
District: 31
Chamber: House 1881
Notes:
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Name: I. F. Poston
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Seward
Town: Liberal
Party:
District:
Chamber: House 1891
Notes: Seated as a delegate on January 15, 1891.
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Name: F. W. Potter
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Laborer
County: Coffey
Town: Burlington
Party: Independent
District: 12
Chamber: House 1862
District: 18
Chamber: Senate 1863, 1864, 1865, 1866
District: 61
Chamber: House 1874, SS1874
Notes:
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Name: Joseph Potter
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Atchison
Town: Mt. Pleasant
Party: Republican
District: 7
Chamber: House 1881
Notes:
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Name: Martin L. Potter
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Dickinson
Town: Plympton
Party: Democrat
District: 69
Chamber: House 1887
Notes:
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Name: Thomas Authur Potter
Born: 1865 in Richland County, Illinois.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Linn
Town: Blue Mound
Party: Republican
District: 15
Chamber: House 1921, 1923, SS1923, 1925, 1927
District: 7
Chamber: Senate 1929, SS1930, 1931
Notes: Married Miss Alice Eberhardt in 1890, she died in 1923. In 1925 he married Miss Cleo Libby of Blue Mound, Kansas.
Source material:

1)---Who's Who in the Kansas Legislature, Session 1929 / by Arch Bell. Howell Printing Company : Great Bend, Kansas, 1929.



Name: T. M. Potter
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Shipper
County: Marion
Town: Peabody
Party: Republican
District: 23
Chamber: Senate 1909, 1911
Notes:
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Name: Jo Ann Pottorff
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Real Estate
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Republican
District: 83
Chamber: House 1985, 1986, 1987, SS1987, 1988, 1989, SS1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, SS2005, 2006,2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Notes: Married to Gary Pottorff.
Source material:

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



Name: Peter Jacob Potts
Born: 1840
Died:
Occupation: Merchandise
County: Morris
Town: Diamond Springs
Party: Republican
District: 61
Chamber: House 1905, 1907, SS1908
Notes:
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Name: John A. Potucek
Born: July 17, 1901
Died: June 26, 1982
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Sumner
Town: Wellington
Party: Democrat
District: 26
Chamber: Senate 1945, 1947, 1949, 1951, 1953, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, SS1958, 1959, 1960
Notes:
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Name: Alva Lee Powell
Born: December 5, 1912 in Liberty, Colorado
Died: July 12, 2010 in Paola, Kansas
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Miami
Town: Bucyrus, Paola
Party: Democrat
District: 15
Chamber: House 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978
Notes: Married June Shinkle Nicholson on Dec. 27, 1970.
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Name: Anthony J. Powell
Born: January 5, 1962
Died:
Occupation: Attorney
County: Sedgwick
Town: Wichita
Party: Republican
District: 85
Chamber: House 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
Notes:
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Name: Joshua Powell
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Photographer
County: Shawnee
Town: Topeka
Party: Republican
District: 50
Chamber: House 2013
Notes: Married to Joanna
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Name: Larry R. Powell
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Original Environmentalist/Rancher
County: Finney
Town: Garden City
Party: Republican
District: 117
Chamber: House 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, SS2005, 2006,, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
District: 39
Chamber: Senate 2013
Notes: Married to Myrna Powell.
Source material:

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



Name: Thomas B. Powell
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Osteopathic Physician, Surgeon
County: Pawnee
Town: Larned
Party: Republican
District: 91
Chamber: House 1945, 1947
Notes:
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Name: F. M. Power
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Allen
Town: Iola
Party: Republican
District: 55
Chamber: House 1866, 1867
Notes:
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Name: Francis G. Powers
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Cowley
Town: Winfield
Party: Republican
District: 53
Chamber: House 1893, 1895
Notes:
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Name: Ted Powers
Born: June 24, 1934 in Plymouth, Indiana
Died: May 12, 2008
Occupation: Teacher, Farmer (Retired)
County: Sedgwick
Town: Mulvane
Party: Republican
District: 81
Chamber: House 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, SS2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Notes: Married to Betty Mae Powers. Died in office. Peter DeGraaf was elected at a county GOP convention to take his place.
Source material:

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



Name: Sandy Praeger
Born: October 21, 1944
Died:
Occupation: Vice President Douglas County Bank, Consultant
County: Douglas
Town: Lawrence
Party: Republican
District: 44
Chamber: House 1991, 1992
District: 2
Chamber: Senate 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
Notes: State Insurance Commissioner 2003-.
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Name: Fred H. Pralle
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Marshall
Town: Breman
Party: Republican
District: 44
Chamber: House 1901
District: 45
Chamber: House 1903, SS1903, 1905
Notes:
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Name: E. C. Prather
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockraiser
County: Gove
Town:
Party:
District: 108
Chamber: House 1899
Notes:
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Name: Homer Lee Prather
Born: December 1, 1873 in Montrose, Missouri.
Died: September 15, 1921 in Newton, Kansas.
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Chase
Town: Elmdale
Party: Republican
District: 54
Chamber: House 1921
Notes: October 10, 1900 he married Kathryn Baker. Came to Kansas in 1907, purchased ranch near Elmdale in 1911, and resided there until his death.
Source material:

1)---Courtesy of John A. Jackson through his research of Civil War veterans, found in the Chase County News



Name: Alfred Pratt
Born: January 30, 1839 in Scott City, Kentucky
Died:
Occupation: Farmer, Stockraiser
County: Hamilton
Town: Syracuse
Party: Republican
District: 125
Chamber: House 1891
District: 118
Chamber: House 1893, 1895
Notes: Married Mary L. McMurray on February 24, 1864.
Source material:

1)---Standard history of Kansas and Kansans 1919.

 



Name: James V. Pratt
Born: January 4, 1906
Died:
Occupation: Merchant
County: Thomas
Town: Colby
Party: Republican
District: 105
Chamber: House 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, SS1958
Notes:
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Name: William Dowrick Pratt
Born: March 24, 1856 in Ainsworth, Iowa.
Died: November 16, 1909 in Conant Spur, California.
Occupation: Newspaper publisher
County: Hodgeman
Town: Jetmore
Party: Republican
District: 119
Chamber: House 1885, SS1886
Notes: Graduated from Monmouth College, Monmouth, Illinois in 1875. Married Alice H. Howe September 16, 1875, in Ainsworth, Iowa.
Source material:

1)---Information provided courtesy of Representative Pratt's grandson Ben H. Lashbaugh of California.



Name: John L. Prehn
Born: 1886 in Brooklyn, New York.
Died:
Occupation: Accountant, Poultryman
County: Leavenworth
Town: Leavenworth
Party: Republican
District: 3
Chamber: Senate 1929, SS1930, 1931
Notes: Married Miss Grace Chapin Perry of Woodhaven, New York in 1912.
Source material:

1)---Who's Who in the Kansas Legislature, Session 1929 / by Arch Bell. Howell Printing Company : Great Bend, Kansas, 1929.



Name: J. H. Prescott
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Attorney
County: Saline
Town: Salina
Party: Republican
District: 20
Chamber: Senate 1869, 1870, 1871, 1872
Notes:
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Name: William R. (Willie) Prescott
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer/stockman
County: Osage
Town: Osage City
Party: Republican
District: 59
Chamber: House 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Notes: Married to Daresa
Source material:

1)---Kansas Legislative Handbook, 2009



Name: Rose Press
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Shawnee
Town: Topeka
Party: Republican
District: 55
Chamber: House 1996
Notes: Appointed to succeed Jill Grant, resigned, in summer of 1996. Did not serve during session.
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Name: Terry Presta
Born: October 18, 1957
Died:
Occupation: President, Presto Convenience Stores
County: Finney
Town: Garden City
Party: Republican
District: 123
Chamber: House 1996, 1997, 1998
Notes: Appointed October 19, 1995, to replace David Heinemann, resigned.
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Name: H. D. Preston
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Osage
Town: Burlingame
Party: Republican
District: 60
Chamber: House 1866
Notes:
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Name: L. C. Preston
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Nemaha
Town: Centralia
Party: Republican
District: 73
Chamber: House 1877
Notes:
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Name: David M. Price
Born:
Died: May 20, 1957
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Wallace
Town: Sharon Springs, Wallace
Party: Republican
District: 110
Chamber: House SS1933, SS1934, 1935, SS1936, 1937, SS1938
Notes:
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Name: Ed M. Price
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Ranchman
County: Hamilton
Town: Syracuse
Party: Democrat
District: 117
Chamber: House 1927, SS1928, 1929, SS1930
Notes:
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Name: Francis C. Price
Born: Jasper County, Indiana
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Clark
Town: Ashland
Party: Republican
District: 112
Chamber: House 1897
District: 38
Chamber: Senate 1889
District: 37
Chamber: Senate 1909, 1911, 1913, 1915, 1917, 1919, SS1919, SS1920,
1921, 1923, SS1923
Notes: Youngest unmarried senator.
Source material:

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



Name: G. Raymond Price
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Harper
Town: Anthony
Party: Republican
District: 71
Chamber: House 1925, 1927
Notes:
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Name: John Moses Price
Born: October 4, 1829 in Richmond, Kentucky.
Died: October 19, 1898 in Atchison, Kansas.
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Atchison
Town: Atchison
Party: Republican
District: 2
Chamber: Senate 1867, 1868, 1871, 1872, 1893, 1895
District: 4
Chamber: House 1879
Notes: Married Eliza Park January 10, 1854, and in 1858 they came to Kansas.
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. S. Price
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Logan
Town: Oakley
Party:
District: 114
Chamber: House 1907, SS1908
Notes:
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Name: Nathan Price
Born: August 4, 1839 in North Coventry Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.
Died: April 12, 1883
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Doniphan
Town: Troy
Party: Republican
District: 1
Chamber: Senate 1873, 1874, SS1874
Notes: Married Sarah Ellen Pickard November 1, 1866. Representative Price buried in Troy, Doniphan County, Kansas.
Source material:

1)---Information provided courtesy of Carolyn Jacobs of Arizona, a cousin of Representative Price.



Name: Neil Lawson Price
Born: November 21, 1911 in Reading, Kansas.
Died: April 21, 1998 in Topeka, Kansas
Occupation: Farmer, Stockman
County: Lyon
Town: Reading
Party: Republican
District: 59
Chamber: House 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970
Notes: Married December 24, 1942 to Helen A. Droll they divorced. Married Patricia Porter McClain on September 23, 1977.
Source material:

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

2)--- Obit from Topeka Capital Journal 4/24/1998



Name: William M. Price
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Lyon
Town: Madison
Party: Democrat
District: 24
Chamber: Senate 1913, 1915
Notes:
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Name: W. W. Price
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Grain Dealer
County: Brown
Town: Everest
Party: Republican
District: 40
Chamber: House 1893, 1895
Notes:
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Name: Milton W. Primm
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Merchant
County: Harper
Town: Harper
Party: Democrat
District: 71
Chamber: House 1933, SS1933, SS1934, 1935, SS1936
Notes:
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Name: J. T. Pringle
Born: 1862
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Osage
Town: Burlingame
Party: Republican
District: 36
Chamber: House 1903, SS1903, 1905
Notes:
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Name: Levi Pritchard
Born: 1831 in Coshocton County, Ohio.
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Graham
Town: Hill City
Party: Populist
District: 101
Chamber: House 1893
District: 39
Chamber: Senate 1897, SS1898, 1899
Notes: Came to Kansas in 1879. Married and the father of five children.
Source material:

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



Name: Richard J. Proehl
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Banker
County: Labette
Town: Parsons
Party: Republican
District: 7
Chamber: House 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Notes: Sworn in December 21, 2005 will replace Jeff Jack who resigned Fall of 2005. Spouse name is Linda.
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Name: Leonard C. Prunty
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Pottawatomie
Town: Loclede
Party:
District: 69
Chamber: House 1879
Notes:
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Name: M. Przybylowicz
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Butcher
County: Leavenworth
Town: Leavenworth
Party: Radical
District: 23
Chamber: House 1867
Notes:
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Name: John M. Puderbaugh
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Jefferson
Town: Ozawkie
Party:
District: 9
Chamber: House 1881
Notes:
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Name: Charles Puffer
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Coffey
Town: Burlington
Party:
District: 61
Chamber: House 1871
Notes:
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Name: Edward W. Pugh
Born: July 9, 1949
Died:
Occupation: Attorney
County: Pottawatomie
Town: Wamego
Party: Republican
District: 61
Chamber: House 1995, 1996, 1997
District: 1
Chamber: Senate 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
Notes: Resigned from House February 18, 1997. Appointed February 17, 1997, to replace Senator Don Sallee.
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Name: Isaac T. Purcell
Born:
Died:
Occupation:
County: Gove
Town: Grainfield
Party:
District:
Chamber: House 1891
Notes: Seated as a delegate on January 15, 1891.
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Name: James W. Putnam
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Lyon
Town: Emporia
Party: Republican
District: 46
Chamber: House 1941
Notes:
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Name: Aandrew J. Pyburn
Born: 1837 in Andrew County, Missouri
Died:
Occupation: Attorney
County: Cowley
Town: Arkansas City
Party: Democrat
District: 27
Chamber: Senate 1877, 1879
Notes: Civil War veteran serving with Company K, Third Minnesota Infantry and the Seventh Army Corps. Came to Kansas in about 1872. Married in 1857 to Agnes Adams.
Source material:

1)---William Cutler's History of the State of Kansas (1883) http://www.kancoll.org/books/cutler/cowley/cowley-co-p11.html



Name: Dennis D. Pyle
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Farmer
County: Brown
Town: Hiawatha
Party: Republican
District: 49
Chamber: House 2001, 2002
District: 1
Chamber: Senate 2005, SS2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Notes: Married to Jennifer Pyle.
Source material:

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



Name: Peter Pyle
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Real Estate and Loans
County: Smith
Town: Kensington
Party: Republican
District: 91
Chamber: House 1909
Notes:
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Name: Bernard Pyles
Born:
Died:
Occupation: Lawyer
County: Sumner
Town: Wellington
Party: Republican
District: 69
Chamber: House 1939
Notes:
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