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Jeremiah Dunham Botkin
Birth: Apr. 24, 1849
Logan County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 29, 1921
Seward County
Kansas, USA

US Congressman. Born in Atlanta, Illinois, he was a Methodist minister when he relocated to Kansas in 1870. There, he was involved in politics, and was an unsuccessful Prohibition candidate for Governor of Kansas in 1888, unsuccessful candidate for election to the Fifty-fourth Congress in 1894, but was appointed chaplain of the Kansas State Senate. In 1897, he was elected as a Populist to the Fifty-fifth Congress serving until 1899. A unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed ministerial duties and again was an unsuccessful candidate for Governor in 1908. In 1913, Governor Walter R. Stubbs appointed him warden of the State Penitentiary at Lansing, Kansas. He served until 1915, then resumed his ministerial duties and later became a Chautauqua lecturer. He died at age 72 in Liberal, Kansas. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  Richard Botkin (1822 - 1898)
  Nancy Barr Botkin (1825 - 1908)
  Laura Helen Waldo Botkin (1861 - 1888)*
  Mary Elizabeth Oliver Botkin (1862 - 1953)*
  Carrie L. Kirkpatrick Botkin (1852 - 1878)*
  Ralph Waldo Botkin (1884 - 1946)*
  Fred Bowman Botkin (1888 - 1888)*
  Mildred Ninde Botkin (1890 - 1977)*
  Frances Willard Botkin McMillan (1892 - 1984)*
  Paul Oliver Botkin (1894 - 1940)*
  William Hamilton Cline (1842 - 1906)**
  Jeremiah Dunham Botkin (1849 - 1921)
  Mary Elizabeth Botkin Atherly -Jones (1851 - 1913)*
  John Thomas Botkin (1853 - 1928)*
  Luvicy Comfort Botkin Walden (1855 - 1935)*
  Charles Fremont Botkin (1857 - 1860)*
  George Murry Botkin (1859 - 1862)*
  Charles Edward Botkin (1861 - 1931)*
  Florence Amelia Botkin Calhoon (1864 - 1946)*
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Union Cemetery
Cowley County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Union Cemetery section
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Nov 01, 2002
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Jeremiah Dunham Botkin
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- R I P
 Added: Aug. 18, 2016
Rest in peace, cousin Jeremiah.
- jcq
 Added: Mar. 1, 2015

- KLElkins
 Added: Dec. 30, 2014
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