Kansas Governor. He served in the Indian Wars from 1853 to 1854, and was admitted to the Illinois bar in 1860. During the Civil War he served as Captain of Company C, 68th Illinois Volunteer Infantry and as Lieutenant Colonel and commander of the 143rd Illinois Volunteer Infantry. He served as a member of the Kansas State Senate in 1873 and served as the eighth Governor of Kansas from 1879 to 1883. He was a Prohibition Party candidate for President during the 1884 Presidential Campaign.
Bio by: Tom DeNardo
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