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Kansas Governors

Kansas Governor's Project:

Illustrated and annotated profiles
from "Kansas History: A Journal
of the Central Plains"

Full transcripts of
Kansas Governor Interviews:

Rare and original photos
of Kansas Governors




Kansas Governors

The Kansas Governor is the key figure of Kansas Politics and government. In this section are resources on Kansas Governor's and their administrations. Most notably is the Kansas Governor's Project by the Washburn Department of Political Science, an ongoing research project that has, to date, produced a series of articles, published in the journal "Kansas History," on Governors John AndersonWilliam AveryJohn CarlinMike Hayden, Bill Graves, Kathleen Sebelius, and Mark ParkinsonTranscripts of interviews with these governors, along with former Lt. Governor’s Sheila Frahm and John Moore, are also available. Additionally, a photo archive of rare photos of Kansas governors—many donated by the governors themslves—is featured.
Governor John Anderson with Dr. Bob Beatty< Photo left : Kansas Governor John Anderson
with Dr. Bob Beatty during their
second interview, May 5, 2007.
Governor William Avery at Kansas State Fair< Photo left : Kansas Governor William Avery in 1967
at the Kansas State Fair.
Governor John Carlin< Photo left : Kansas Governor John Carlin
in 2005 when he was National
Governor John Carlin< Photo left : Kansas Governor Mike Hayden
on the campaign trail in 1986.
Governor Bill Graves< Photo left : Kansas Governor Bill Graves, 2002.
Governor Kathleen Sebelius< Photo left : Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius
and Keira Beatty, 2001.

Governor Mark Parkinson< Photo left : Kansas Governor Mark Parkinson, 2009.

Governor William Avery, 1966< Photo left: Kansas Governor
William Avery in 1966

William Avery, retired, at his farm, 2005 < Photo left: Former Governor Avery
in 2005 at his farm in
Wakefield, Kansas

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