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Encyclopedia > George T. Anthony

George Tobey Anthony (June 9, 1824 -August 5, 1896) was an American politician from Kansas. June 9 is the 160th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (161st in leap years), with 205 days remaining. ... 1824 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... August 5 is the 217th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (218th in leap years), with 148 days remaining. ... 1896 (MDCCCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


Anthony was born to Quakers on a farm outside the town of Mayfield, New York. His father died when he was five, and Anthony had to work to support himself, his mother, and his siblings. Anthony ran a hardware store, was married, and served as a county loan commissioner before serving in the American Civil War as a captain of the 17th New York battery. At the end of the war in 1865, Anthony moved to Leavenworth, Kansas where he became the editor of several newspapers. He then held a few positions in internal revenue and was placed on the state board of argiculture. The Religious Society of Friends, commonly known as Quakers, or Friends, is a religious community founded in England in the 17th century. ... Mayfield is a town in Fulton County, New York, United States. ... Combatants United States of America (Union) Confederate States of America (Confederacy) Commanders Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant Jefferson Davis, Robert Edward Lee Strength 2,200,000 1,064,000 Casualties 110,000 killed in action, 360,000 total dead, 275,200 wounded 93,000 killed in action, 258,000 total... Leavenworth is the largest city and county seat of Leavenworth County, in the U.S. state of Kansas. ...


Anthony was elected governor of Kansas in 1876. As governor, Anthony was known for penny-penching, and favored programs that did not cost the state much money. During Anthony's term, the state's first telephone was installed and the Last Indian Raid in the state occurred near Fort Dodge. He was not re-elected in 1879. In retirement the former governor farmed and invested. He died in 1896 and became one of four governors buried in Topeka Cemetery, and is interred not far from his predecessor Thomas A. Osborn. 1876 (MDCCCLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... Look up Telephone in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... 1879 (MDCCCLXXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ...


Trivia

Governor Anthony was a cousin of famous suffregette Susan B. Anthony. Susan B. Anthony. ...


Anthony, Kansas is named for him. Anthony is a city located in Harper County, Kansas. ...


Anthony was the first Kansas governor to read his message to the state legislature.

Preceded by:
Thomas A. Osborn
Governor of Kansas
1876-1879
Succeeded by:
John St. John

This is an alphabetical listing of people who served as Governor for either Kansas Territory or the State of Kansas. ... John Pierce St. ... The Governor of Kansas holds the supreme executive power of the State as provided by the first article of the Kansas Constitution. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Kansas. ... Charles Robinson was Kansass first state governor, serving from 1861 to 1863, and an active and decisive participant in the turbulent territorial history preceding statehood. ... Nehemiah Green (March 8, 1837-January 12, 1890) was an American politician from Kansas. ... James Madison Harvey For the U.S. Representative from Michigan, see James Harvey. ... George Tobey Anthony (June 9, 1824 -August 5, 1896) was an American politician from Kansas. ... John Pierce St. ... George Washington Glick (former NSHC statue) George Washington Glick (July 4, 1827 – April 13, 1911) was an American politician. ... Martin, John Alexander, governor of the State of Kansas from 1885 to 1889, the tenth man to hold that office, was born on March 10, 1839, at Brownsville, Pennsylvania, a son of James and Jane Montgomery (Crawford) Martin, the father a native of Maryland and the mother of Pennsylvania. ... Edmund Needham Morrill (February 12, 1834–March 14, 1909) was a civil war veteran, U.S. Congressman for Kansas from 1883 to 1890, and Governor of Kansas from 1895 to 1897. ... Walter Roscoe Stubbs from Wayne County near the Indiana town of Richmond (November 7, 1858 - March 25, 1929) moved to Douglas County, Kansas with his family in 1869. ... Cover of Time Magazine (January 18, 1926) Arthur Capper (July 14, 1865 - December 19, 1951) was an American politician from Kansas. ... Henry Justin Allen (September 11, 1868 - January 17, 1950) was Governor of Kansas (1919-1923), and U.S. Senator from Kansas (1929-31). ... Clyde Martin Reed (October 19, 1871-November 8, 1949) was an American politician from Kansas. ... Harry Hines Woodring (May 31, 1890 - September 9, 1967) was a U.S. political figure. ... Alfred M. Landon Alfred Mossman Alf Landon (September 9, 1887 – October 12, 1987) was an American Republican politician from Kansas, notable nationally for his 1936 nomination as the Republican opponent of Franklin D. Roosevelt. ... Payne Harry Ratner (October 3, 1896–December 27, 1974) was Governor of the U.S. state of Kansas from 1939 to 1943. ... Andrew Frank Schoeppel (November 23, 1894-January 21, 1962) was the Governor of Kansas from 1943 to 1947 and a U.S. Senator from 1949 until his death. ... Frank Carlson (January 23, 1893-May 30, 1987) was theGovernor of Kansas from 1947 to 1950 and a U.S. Senator from 1950 to 1969. ... Edward Ferdinand Arn (May 19, 1906–January 22, 1998) was the governor of the U.S. state of Kansas from 1951 to 1955. ... Frederick Lee Hall—also known as Fred Hall— (born in Dodge City, Ford County, Kansas July 24, 1916 and died in Shawnee, Johnson County, Kansas, March 18, 1970) was a Republican politician who served as Lieutenant Governor of Kansas, 1951-55 and Governor of Kansas, 1955-57. ... John Berridge McCuish (June 22, 1906 - March 12, 1962) was an American politician from Kansas. ... George Docking Served as Governor of Kansas (1957-1961) for two terms. ... John Anderson Jr. ... William Henry Avery (born August 11, 1911) was governor of the U.S. state of Kansas from 1965 to 1967. ... Robert Blackwell Docking (1925-1983) American politician who servered as Governor of Kansas (1967-1975) Docking was first elected in 1966 as a member of the Democratic Party and served 4 two-year terms. ... Robert Frederick Bennett (May 23, 1927–October 9, 2000) was the Republican governor of the U.S. state of Kansas from 1975 to 1979. ... John W. Carlin, an American Democratic Party politician (born March 5, 1940 in Salina, Kansas), served as Governor of Kansas from 1979 to 1987 and ran unsuccessfully for the U.S. House of Representatives in 1994. ... Mike Hayden, (born March 16, 1944) is an American politician, former governor of Kansas, and current Secretary of the Kansas Wildlife and Parks Department. ... Joan Finney (February 12, 1925-July 28, 2001), Democratic Party U.S. politician, served as Governor of Kansas from 1991 to 1995. ... William Graves, commonly known as Bill Graves, was governor of Kansas from 1995 until 2003. ... Kathleen Gilligan Sebelius (born May 15, 1948 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is an American Democratic politician who currently serves as the 44th Governor of Kansas. ...

External links

  • Kansas and Kansans
  • Governor's Mansion Profile (PDF File)

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