May 31, 1887 Elk City Montgomery County Kansas, USA
Sep. 9, 1967 Topeka Shawnee County Kansas, USA
Kansas Governor, Presidential Cabinet Secretary. Served in the United States Army during World War I. Served as Governor of Kansas from 1931 to 1933. Served as United States Secretary of War in the 2nd Franklin Roosevelt Administration, serving from 1936 to 1940.