James Madison Harvey

James Madison Harvey

Salt Sulphur Springs, Monroe County, West Virginia, USA
Death 15 Apr 1894 (aged 60)
Riley County, Kansas, USA
Burial Junction City, Geary County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 6634686 · View Source
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Kansas Governor, U.S. Senator. Moving to Kansas in 1859, he engaged in agricultural pursuits and served as a Captain in the 4th Kansas Infantry, Union Army, (1861-64), during the Civil War. After the war, he was a member of the Kansas State House of Representatives, (1865-66) and a member of the Kansas State Senate, (1867-68). In 1869, he was elected as a Republican the 5th Governor of Kansas, serving until 1873. He was then elected as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Alexander Caldwell, serving (1974-77). After leaving the Senate, he was a U.S. Government Surveyor in New Mexico, Utah, Nevada and Oklahoma.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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