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Encyclopedia > James M. Harvey
James Madison Harvey
James M. Harvey

U.S. Senator, Kansas
In office
February 1874–March 1877
Preceded by Alexander Caldwell
Succeeded by Preston B. Plumb

Born September 21, 1833
Monroe County, West Virginia
Died April 15, 1894
Riley County, Kansas
Political party Republican
For the U.S. Representative from Michigan, see James Harvey.

James Madison Harvey (September 21, 1833April 15, 1894) was a United States Senator from Kansas and Governor of Kansas. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... 1874 (MDCCCLXXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1877 (MDCCCLXXVII) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Alexander Caldwell (March 1, 1830 - May 19, 1917) was a U.S. Senator from Kansas. ... Preston B. Plumb (October 12, 1837 - December 20, 1891) was a United States Senator from Kansas. ... September 21 is the 264th day of the year (265th in leap years). ... 1833 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Monroe County is a county located in the state of West Virginia. ... April 15 is the 105th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (106th in leap years). ... 1894 (MDCCCXCIV) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Riley County (standard abbreviation: RL) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. ... For other uses, see Republican Party (disambiguation) or GOP (disambiguation). ... James Harvey (born July 4, 1922) was a United States Representative from Michigan. ... September 21 is the 264th day of the year (265th in leap years). ... 1833 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... April 15 is the 105th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (106th in leap years). ... 1894 (MDCCCXCIV) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... The United States Senate is the upper house of the U.S. Congress, smaller than the United States House of Representatives. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Governor of Kansas holds the supreme executive power of the State as provided by the first article of the Kansas Constitution. ...


Born near Salt Sulphur Springs, Virginia (now West Virginia), Harvey attended common schools in Indiana, Illinois, and Iowa. He became a civil engineer and moved to Kansas Territory in 1859, where he settled in Riley County and engaged in agricultural pursuits. From 1861 to 1864, he served with the Union Army during the Civil War, advancing to the rank of Captain in the Fourth and Tenth Regiments of Kansas Volunteer Infantry. Official language(s) English Capital Charleston Largest city Charleston Area  Ranked 41st  - Total 24,244 sq mi (62,809 km²)  - Width 130 miles (210 km)  - Length 240 miles (385 km)  - % water 0. ... Official language(s) English Capital Indianapolis Largest city Indianapolis Area  Ranked 38th  - Total 36,418 sq mi (94,321 km²)  - Width 140 miles (225 km)  - Length 270 miles (435 km)  - % water 1. ... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The term civil engineer refers to an individual who practices civil engineering. ... Kansas Territory was a historic, organized territory of the United States that existed from May 30, 1854 to January 29, 1861, when Kansas became the 34th U.S. state. ... Riley County (standard abbreviation: RL) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. ... 1861 is a common year starting on Tuesday. ... 1864 (MDCCCLXIV) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... The 21st Michigan Infantry, a company of Shermans veterans. ... Combatants United States of America (Union) Confederate States of America (Confederacy) Commanders Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant Jefferson Davis, Robert E. 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... This article concerns the rank and title of Captain. ...


Harvey was elected to the Kansas House of Representatives, 1865-1866 and a member of the Kansas Senate in 1867-1868. He was Governor of Kansas from 1868 to 1872, and was elected as a Republican to the U.S. Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Alexander Caldwell, where he served from February 2, 1874, to March 3, 1877. The Governor of Kansas holds the supreme executive power of the State as provided by the first article of the Kansas Constitution. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Democratic Party. ... Alexander Caldwell (March 1, 1830 - May 19, 1917) was a U.S. Senator from Kansas. ... February 2 is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1874 (MDCCCLXXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... 1877 (MDCCCLXXVII) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ...


Subsequently, he was a government surveyor in New Mexico, Utah, Nevada, and Oklahoma, bfore returning to Kansas to resume agricultural pursuits. He died near Junction City, Kansas in 1894. Interment was in Highland Cemetery, Junction City. Surveying is concerned with the application of mathematics and physics in obtaining accurate measurements for the determination of the position of points on the Earths surface. ... Capital Santa Fe Largest city Albuquerque Area  Ranked 5th  - Total 121,665 sq mi (315,194 km²)  - Width 342 miles (550 km)  - Length 370 miles (595 km)  - % water 0. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, the lead section of this article may need to be expanded. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Official language(s) None Capital Oklahoma City Largest city Oklahoma City Area  Ranked 20th  - Total 69,960 sq mi (181,196 km²)  - Width 230 miles (370 km)  - Length 298 miles (480 km)  - % water 1. ... Junction City is a city located in Geary County, Kansas, United States. ...


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Preceded by
Nehemiah Green
Governor of Kansas
1869–1873
Succeeded by
Thomas Andrew Osborn

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Harvey County, Part 2 (3614 words)
Harvey appointed the following named county officers to officiate in their respective positions until after their successors could be duly elected and qualified to wit: County Clerk, H. Bailey; County Treasurer, C. Munger; Probate Judge, A. Markwell; Register of Deeds, R. Brown; Sheriff, W.
In 1877, there were in Harvey County 66 organized school districts, and 2,485 persons within the school age; 1,703 pupils were enrolled, and 81 teachers employed, at an average salary of $33.00 for males and $25.50 for females.
Newton, the metropolis and county seat of Harvey county, is geographically located in the center of the eastern portion of the county, on the east bank of Sand Creek.
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