Harvey, James Madison, 1833-1894

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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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referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 33: Office Of The Secretary, Outgoing Corres..
creatorOf Kansas. Governor (1869-1873 : Harvey). Kansas Governor James Madison Harvey records, 1869-1873. Kansas State Historical Society
creatorOf Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company. Office of the Chief Engineer. Map of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad, from Topeka to Emporia. / Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Co., Topeka, Kan., 1870 Dec. 27. Kansas State Historical Society
creatorOf Harvey, James Madison, 1833-1894. [Papers of James Madison Harvey] University of Kansas Archives / MSS / Rare Books, Kenneth Spencer Research Library
creatorOf Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company. Map of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Rail Road from Pawnee Creek to Arkansas River via Coon Ck., [1872 Apr. 19]. Kansas State Historical Society
creatorOf Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company. Map of Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Rail Road, from section 15, township 26, range 27 west, to the state line west / [Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Rail Road Company, Topeka, Kan.,] 1872 May 4. Kansas State Historical Society
referencedIn Autograph File, H, 1584-1988. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company. Map of the route of the Santa Fe Railroad from Emporia to Newton. / Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Rail Road Company, [Topeka, Kan.,] 1872 Dec. 21. Kansas State Historical Society
creatorOf Harvey, James Madison, 1833-1894. James Madison Harvey correspondence, speeches, and papers, 1834-1922. Kansas State Historical Society
creatorOf Papers of James Madison Harvey, 1873-1894 University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Kansas Collection.
referencedIn Beck, Josephine Harvey. Freedom is your heritage. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
creatorOf Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company. Map of Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe R.R., from Atchison to Topeka, State of Kansas. / Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company, [Topeka, Kan.,] 1872 Aug. 30. Kansas State Historical Society
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associatedWith Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company. Office of the Chief Engineer. corporateBody
associatedWith Beck, Josephine Harvey. person
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correspondedWith Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878 person
associatedWith Kansas. Governor (1869-1873 : Harvey) corporateBody
associatedWith Peirce, Benjamin person
associatedWith United States. Army. Kansas Infantry Regiment, 10th (1862-1865) corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Army. Kansas Infantry Regiment, 4th (1861-1862) corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Kansas
Riley County (Kan.)
Kansas
United States
Fort Riley (Kan.)
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Railroad companies
Indians of North America
Science In America
Societies
Legislators--Correspondence
Scientific publications
Astronomy
Mathematics
Railroad land grants
Chemistry
Indians of North America--Wars--1866-1895
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Governors--Kansas
Surveyors--Kansas
Legislators--United States
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Birth 1833-09-21

Death 1894-04-15

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