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George Docking

  • Birth 23 Feb 1904 Clay Center, Clay County, Kansas, USA
  • Death 20 Jan 1964 Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas, USA
  • Burial Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 6635765

Kansas Governor. He graduated from the University of Kansas in 1925 and became active in politic in the early 1950s. In 1956, he was elected as a Democrat the 35th Governor of Kansas, serving until 1961. While in office, he battled with the Republican controlled legislature over raising taxes and increasing expenditures. After his term, President John F. Kennedy appointment him director of the Export-Import Bank in Washington, D.C. and he served until his death from emphysema at age 59.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Peterborough K
  • Added: 25 Jul 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6635765
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for George Docking (23 Feb 1904–20 Jan 1964), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6635765, citing Highland Park Cemetery, Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .