Transcribed from volume II 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 July 2002 by Carolyn Ward.


Vincent, William D., Congressman and merchant, was born on a farm near Dresden, Tenn., Oct. 11, 1852. Ten years later his parents removed to Riley county, Kan., where he was educated in the public schools and in the Agricultural College. He engaged in the mercantile business at Clay Center; was elected to the city council in 1880; was one of the nominees of the Greenback party for presidential elector in 1884; was a member of the state board of railroad commissioners in 1893-94; and in 1896 was elected to Congress as a Populist. After serving one term in Congress he resumed his business pursuits at Clay Center.

Page 848 from volume II 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 July 2002 by Carolyn Ward.

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BIOGRAPHICAL INDEXES


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