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Encyclopedia > Walter Roscoe Stubbs

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. He served as 18th Kansas Governor from 1909 to 1913. Today, a simple brass plaque reminds visitors of the Stubbs' familty tribute to thought leaders killed or maimed during the Bleeding Kansas era on Freedom's Frontier (1854-1858) ... Richmond is the county seat. ... 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. ... Richmond, Indiana is a city in eastern Indiana, which borders Ohio. ... 1858 (MDCCCLVIII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Douglas County (standard abbreviation: DG) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. ... 1869 (MDCCCLXIX) is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... The Governor of Kansas holds the supreme executive power of the State as provided by the first article of the Kansas Constitution. ... 1909 (MCMIX) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Thought leader is a buzzword or article of jargon used to describe a person who is recognized among his or her peers for innovative ideas and demonstrates the condfidence to promote those ideas. ... Division of the states during the Civil War:  Union states  Union territories  Border states  Bleeding Kansas  The Confederacy  Confederate territories (not always held) Bleeding Kansas, sometimes referred to in the history of Kansas as Bloody Kansas or the Border War, was a sequence of violent events involving Free-Staters (anti...

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After leaving the office of Governor, Mr. Stubbs returned to his home at Wind(mill) Hill. He was in the cattle raising[1] business with large ranches in Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas. The Kansas University Sigma Nu fraternity house in Lawrence was once the home of millionaire railroad contractor Walter Stubbs. [2] Ranching is the raising of cattle or sheep on rangeland, although one might also speak of ranching with regard to less common livestock such as elk, bison or emu. ... Official language(s) English Capital Denver Largest city Denver Area  Ranked 8th  - Total 104,185 sq mi (269,837 km²)  - Width 280 miles (451 km)  - Length 380 miles (612 km)  - % water 0. ... New Mexico was the 41st satate to be admitted to the us. ... Official language(s) See: Languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 268,581 sq mi (695,622 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... The University of Kansas (often referred to as just KU or Kansas) is an institution of higher learning located in Lawrence, Kansas. ... ΣΝ (Sigma Nu) is an undergraduate college fraternity with chapters in the United States and Canada. ... Lawrence is a river city in Douglas County, Kansas, 41 miles (66 km) west by south of Kansas City, along the banks of both the Kaw and Wakarusa Rivers. ... This is the top-level page of WikiProject trains Rail tracks Rail transport refers to the land transport of passengers and goods along railways or railroads. ...



Stubbs built a very successful railroad construction business and was a millionaire before he became involved in state politics. Soon after he entered the state legislature in 1902, Stubbs emerged as the dominant leader of the progressive wing of the Republican Party. Near the end of his second term as governor, Stubbs won his party's nomination for the U. S. Senate but lost the general election in November, 1912.[3] Horse drawn railway coach, late 18th century See main article Rail transport The history of rail transport dates back nearly 500 years, and includes systems with man or horse power and rails of wood or stone. ... 1902 (MCMII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... The Republican Party may refer to: Categories: | ... 1912 (MCMXII) was a leap year starting on Monday in the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday in the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ...

During this period Kansas has always had at least one Republican United States senator. In 1912 William H. Thompson, Democrat, defeated Gov. Walter R. Stubbs, Republican, for this high office. [4] This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... William Howard Thompson (October 14, 1871 - February 9, 1928) was a United States Senator from Kansas. ...

As Kansas Governor, he became a staunch opponent of alcohol consumption.

He served as governor from 1909 to 1913 and worked to crack down on bootlegging in the Crawford County, Kansas area known as the “Little Balkans,” where immigrants who were hired to work in strip mines made whiskey to supplement their incomes. 1909 (MCMIX) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Crawford County (standard abbreviation: CR) is a county located in the state of Kansas. ...

“(Stubbs) was very in favor of prohibition,” says Peak, a criminal justice professor at the University of Nevada, Reno. “The Balkans drove him absolutely nuts. He had his hands full and sent people down to the Balkans to clean it up, but they couldn’t do anything.”[5] The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR or Nevada) is a university that is located in Reno, Nevada and is known for its programs in agricultural research, animal biotechnology, and mining-related engineering and natural sciences. ...


  1. ^ Western Watersheds Project
  2. ^ KSHS Preservation: Wind Hill Mansion
  3. ^ Essay on Kansas Governors
  4. ^ 1912 U.S. Senate Race
  5. ^ LJWorld - May 1, 2006

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