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Willis Joshua Bailey (October 12, 1854 - May 19, 1932) was a U.S. Representative from Kansas. October 12 is the 285th day of the year (286th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1854 (MDCCCLIV) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... May 19 is the 139th day of the year (140th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1932 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The United States House of Representatives (or simply the House) is one of the two chambers of the United States Congress; the other is the Senate. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ...


Born near Mount Carroll, Illinois, Bailey attended the common schools, Mount Carroll High School, and the University of Illinois at Urbana. He moved to Nemaha County, Kansas, in 1879. He engaged in agricultural pursuits, stock raising, and banking. Founded the town of Baileyville, Kansas. He served as member of the Kansas House of Representatives 1888-1890. He served as president of the Republican State League in 1893. He served as member of the Kansas State Board of Agriculture 1895-1899. Mount Carroll is a city in Carroll County, Illinois, United States. ... Learning & Labor The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, also known as UIUC and the U of I (the officially preferred abbreviation), is the largest campus in the University of Illinois system. ... Nemaha County (standard abbreviation: NM) is a county located in the state of Kansas. ... The Kansas House of Representatives chamber in the State Capitol. ...


Bailey was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-sixth Congress (March 4, 1899-March 3, 1901). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1900 to the Fifty-seventh Congress. Governor of Kansas 1903-1905. He moved to Atchison, Kansas, in 1907 and engaged in the banking business. The Republican Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States of America, along with the Democratic Party. ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year (64th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday [1] of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (63rd in leap years). ... 1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Two views of a pedestrian mall on Commercial Street in downtown Atchison Commercial Street in downtown Atchison A statue of Amelia Earhart on Commercial Street in downtown Atchison Atchison is a city situated along the Missouri River in the eastern part of Atchison County, located in northeast Kansas, in the...


Bailey was elected a director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Missouri, in 1914, governor in 1922, and served until his death in Mission Hills, Kansas, May 19, 1932. He was interred in Mount Vernon Cemetery, Atchison, Kansas. Nickname: Location in Jackson, Clay, Platte, and Cass Counties in the state of Missouri. ... Mission Hills is a city in Johnson County, Kansas, (USA). ... May 19 is the 139th day of the year (140th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1932 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Two views of a pedestrian mall on Commercial Street in downtown Atchison Commercial Street in downtown Atchison A statue of Amelia Earhart on Commercial Street in downtown Atchison Atchison is a city situated along the Missouri River in the eastern part of Atchison County, located in northeast Kansas, in the...


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Willis J. Bailey (1139 words)
WILLIS J. BAILEY, who was governor of Kansas from 1903 to 1905, has been a resident of the state since 1879 and has long stood as a leader in agricultural affairs, as a banker, and as a member of the republican party.
Willis J. Bailey was born at Mount Carroll, Illinois, October 12, 1854, and is of New England ancestry and descended from a long line of whigs and republicans.
Monroe Bailey, father of Governor Bailey, was born in Warren County, New York, in 1818.
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