Harvey, James Madison, 1833-1894Alternative names
Civil War officer, Kansas governor & U.S. senator, land surveyor; of Riley County, Kan.
From the description of James Madison Harvey correspondence, speeches, and papers, 1834-1922. (Kansas State Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 69242061
James Madison Harvey served in the Kansas House of Representatives, 1865–1866, and was then elected to the Kansas Senate in 1867-1868. He was elected the fifth governor of Kansas, serving from 1868-1872 before becoming a United States senator, where he served from 1874-1877.
After his Senate term, Harvey worked as a government surveyor in New Mexico, Utah, Nevada, and Oklahoma, before returning to Kansas in 1890 to resume agricultural pursuits. He died near Junction City, Kansas in 1894.
From the guide to the Papers of James Madison Harvey, 1873-1894, (University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Kansas Collection)
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|Riley County (Kan.)|
|Fort Riley (Kan.)|
|Indians of North America|
|Science In America|
|Railroad land grants|
|Indians of North America--Wars--1866-1895|