Lorraine Michael “Nick” Gensman

Lorraine Michael “Nick” Gensman

Birth
Sedgwick County, Kansas, USA
Death 27 May 1954 (aged 75)
Lawton, Comanche County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Lawton, Comanche County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 6837483 · View Source
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U S Congressman. He attended the local public schools and the Kansas State Normal School. He served as principal of the Andale, Kansas schools in 1896 and 1897. He graduated from the University of Kansas law school and passed the bar in 1901. He also married his classmate, Lucia Van Cleef. He returned to Oklahoma in 1901 and settled in Lawton where he practiced law. He was the Comanche County prosecuting attorney in 1918 and 1919. In 1920 he was the first Republican from the Sixth District to be elected to the United States Congress. He was unsuccessful in her bid for reelection and failed again when he ran in 1936. He was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1924.

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  • Added: 7 Oct 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6837483
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lorraine Michael “Nick” Gensman (26 Aug 1878–27 May 1954), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6837483, citing Highland Cemetery, Lawton, Comanche County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .