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 Arthur Capper

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Arthur Capper Famous memorial

Birth
Garnett, Anderson County, Kansas, USA
Death
19 Dec 1951 (aged 86)
Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, USA
Burial
Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, USA
Plot
Section 58 - Lot 47 - Space 2
Memorial ID
6272514 View Source

Kansas Governor, U.S. Senator. Learning the art of printing, he became a newspaper publisher, eventually owning several newspapers and two radio stations. He was president of the board of regents for the Kansas Agricultural College, (1910-13). In 1914, he was elected as a Republican the 20th Governor of Kansas, serving until 1919. While in office, he was also chairman of the National Governor’s Association. After his term, he was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate, serving (1919-49). After retiring from the Senate, he continued the newspaper publishing business until his death at age 86.

Kansas Governor, U.S. Senator. Learning the art of printing, he became a newspaper publisher, eventually owning several newspapers and two radio stations. He was president of the board of regents for the Kansas Agricultural College, (1910-13). In 1914, he was elected as a Republican the 20th Governor of Kansas, serving until 1919. While in office, he was also chairman of the National Governor’s Association. After his term, he was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate, serving (1919-49). After retiring from the Senate, he continued the newspaper publishing business until his death at age 86.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Tom DeNardo
  • Added: 19 Mar 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 6272514
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6272514/arthur-capper: accessed ), memorial page for Arthur Capper (14 Jul 1865–19 Dec 1951), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6272514, citing Topeka Cemetery, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.