Transcribed from volume I of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed May 2002 by Carolyn Ward.


Chief Justices.—The chief justices of Kansas during the territorial regime were Samuel D. Lecompte and John Pettit. The former served from Oct. 3, 1854, to March 9, 1859, and the latter from March 9, 1859, to the establishment of the state government on Feb. 9, 1861.

Following is a list of the chief justices since the state was admitted into the Union, with the term of service of each: Thomas Ewing, Jr., Feb., 1861, to Nov. 28. 1862, when he resigned; Nelson Cobb, Nov. 28, 1862, to Jan., 1864; Robert Crozier, Jan., 1864, to Jan., 1867; Samuel A. Kingman, Jan., 1867, to Dec. 30, 1876; Albert H. Horton, Dec. 31, 1876, to April 30, 1895, when he resigned; David Martin, April 30, 1895, to Jan., 1897; Frank M. Doster, Jan., 1897, to Jan., 1903; William A. Johnston, Jan. 1903, to—.

Page 330 from volume I of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed May 2002 by Carolyn Ward.

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VOLUME I

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INTRODUCTION

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I

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J | K | L | Mc | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

VOLUME III

BIOGRAPHICAL INDEXES


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