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George Washington Glick
(former NSHC statue)

George Washington Glick (July 4, 1827April 13, 1911) was an American politician. The National Statuary Hall Collection in the United States Capitol is comprised of statues donated by individual states to honor persons notable in their history. ... July 4 is the 185th day of the year (186th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 180 days remaining. ... 1827 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... April 13 is the 103rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (104th in leap years). ... 1911 was a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ...


George Washington Glick was raised on his father's farm near Fremont, Ohio. At age 21 he entered the law offices of Buckland and Hayes (later President Rutherford B. Hayes); he was admitted to the bar two years later and established a moderate law practice, earning a reputation as a hard-working lawyer. Glick moved to Atchison, Kansas, in 1859 and formed a partnership with Alfred P. Otis. He served as a Union soldier in the 2d Kansas Regiment during the Civil War. He worked for the adoption of the Kansas constitution. Elected to the state legislature in 1862, he served for 14 of the next 18 years and was Speaker pro tempore in 1876. Glick was well respected and considered "just and expert" by his colleagues. Fremont is a city in Sandusky County, Ohio, United States. ... State nickname: The Buckeye State Other U.S. States Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus Governor Bob Taft (R) Official languages None Area 116,096 km² (34th)  - Land 106,154 km²  - Water 10,044 km² (8. ... Rutherford Birchard Hayes (October 4, 1822 – January 17, 1893) was the 19th President of the United States (1877 – 1881). ... Atchison is the largest city and county seat of Atchison County, Kansas. ... State nickname: The Sunflower State Other U.S. States Capital Topeka Largest city Wichita Governor Kathleen Sebelius (D) Official languages None Area 82,277 mi²; 213,096 km² (15th)  - Land 81,815 mi²; 211,900 km²  - Water 462 mi²; 1,196 km² (0. ... 1859 is a common year starting on Saturday. ... Union states are shaded blue; light blue states allowed slavery to continue during the War During the American Civil War, the Union was a name used to refer to the United States, the northern states that did not secede. ... The American Civil War was fought in North America from 1861 until 1865 between the United States – forces coming mostly from the 23 northern states of the Union – and the newly-formed Confederate States of America, which consisted of 11 southern states that had declared their secession. ... 1862 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1876 is a leap year starting on Saturday. ...


He was elected Governor in 1882 and served until 1885. Legislation enacted during his tenure included the creation of a railroad commission, a "good roads" law, reassessment of tax laws, and the establishment of a livestock sanitary commission. He was later appointed pension agent in Topeka by President Grover Cleveland. 1882 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1885 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... Location in Kansas Founded  -Incorporated December 5, 1854 February 14, 1857  County Shawnee County Mayor Bill Bunten Area  - Total  - Water 147. ... Stephen Grover Cleveland (March 18, 1837 – June 24, 1908) was the 22nd (1885–1889) and 24th (1893–1897) President of the United States, and the only President to serve two non-consecutive terms. ...


After 15 years of civic service, George Glick was forced to abandon his political career because of a throat infection that nearly destroyed his ability to speak. He continued, however, as an attorney for various railroads. He also managed his farm and served as a charter member and first vice president of the Kansas Historical Society.


In 1914, the state of Kansas donated a bronze statue of Glick to the U.S. Capitol's National Statuary Hall Collection. In 2003, the state replaced this statue with one of Dwight D. Eisenhower. The Glick statue will be on view in Topeka at the Kansas State Historical Society, and later, following its restoration, will be moved to the Kansas State House. 1914 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... United States Capitol The United States Capitol is the building which serves as home for the legislative branch of the United States government. ... The National Statuary Hall Collection in the United States Capitol is comprised of statues donated by individual states to honor persons notable in their history. ... 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Dwight David Ike Eisenhower (October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969), American soldier and politician, was the 34th President of the United States (1953–1961) and Supreme Commander of the Allied forces in Europe during World War II, with the rank of General of the Army. ...



Preceded by:
John St. John
Governor of Kansas
1883-1885
Succeeded by:
John Alexander Martin


John Pierce St. ... This is an alphabetical listing of people who served as Governor for either Kansas Territory or the State of Kansas. ... 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, Pa. ...


External links

  • Glick article on The Architect of the Capitol
  • Glick speeches on State Library of Kansas web site

  Results from FactBites:
 
George Washington Glick - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (372 words)
George Washington Glick was raised on his father's farm near Fremont, Ohio.
Glick moved to Atchison, Kansas, in 1859 and formed a partnership with Alfred P. Otis.
Glick died in 1911 in Atchison, Kansas, in 1914, the state of Kansas donated a bronze statue of Glick to the U.S. Capitol's National Statuary Hall Collection.
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