Humphrey, Lyman Underwood, 1844-1915

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Humphrey was governor of Kansas, 1888-1892. Before entering politics he edited the South Kansas Tribune (Independence, Kansas) with W. T. Yoe from 1871-1873. He established a law practice in Independence in 1873. In 1876 he was elected to the House of Representatives in the Kansas Legislature and Lieutenant-Governor for an unexpired term, and in 1878 was elected to that office for a full term. Humphrey ran for election to Congress from the 3rd District (Independence, Kansas) in 1892, but lost. For additional biographical information see Portrait and Biographical Record of Southeastern Kansas ... Chicago, 1894.

From the guide to the Correspondence, documents, and memorabilia., 1872-1906, (University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Kansas Collection)

Civil War soldier, attorney, political figure. Of New Baltimore (Stark County), Ohio; Shelby County, Mo.; Independence, Kan.

Lyman Underwood Humphrey was governor of Kansas 1889-93.

From the description of Lyman Underwood Humphrey correspondence, 1834-1944. (Kansas State Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 84855642

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referencedIn Correspondence, 1868-1892 University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Kanas Collection
creatorOf Correspondence, documents, and memorabilia., 1872-1906 University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Kanas Collection
referencedIn Correspondence, business forms, receipts, and petitions., 1862-1913 University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Kanas Collection
creatorOf Humphrey, Lyman Underwood, 1844-1915. Lyman Underwood Humphrey correspondence, 1834-1944. Kansas State Historical Society
referencedIn Campaign of Lyman U. Humphrey, 1888? University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Kanas Collection
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associatedWith Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906. person
associatedWith Blackman, Mrs. C. V., addressee. person
associatedWith Christian Arbitration and Peace Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Curtis, Charles, 1860-1936. person
associatedWith Engle, A. M. person
associatedWith Estip, John person
associatedWith Gilmore, John S., 1848-1913 person
associatedWith Grass, Daniel person
associatedWith Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901. person
associatedWith Hayes, Rutherford Birchard, Pres. U. S., 1822-1893 person
associatedWith Horton, Albert Howell, 1837-1902 person
associatedWith Humphrey, Elizabeth A. (Elizabeth A. Everhart), 1812-1896. person
associatedWith Humphrey & Humphrey. corporateBody
associatedWith Humphrey Investments. corporateBody
associatedWith Humphrey, John E., 1840-1880. person
associatedWith Humphrey, Lyman, 1799-1853. person
associatedWith Humphrey, Lyman L. (Lyman Leonard), 1876-1945. person
associatedWith Hutchins, Bion S. person
associatedWith Ingalls, John James, 1833-1900 person
associatedWith Kansas. Board of Police Commissioners. corporateBody
associatedWith Kansas Farmers Fire Insurance Co., Abilene, Kansas. corporateBody
associatedWith Kansas. Governor (1889-1893 : Humphrey) corporateBody
associatedWith Kansas State Farmers' Alliance and Industrial Union. corporateBody
associatedWith Leevre, Ferdinand van., d. 1889 person
associatedWith Martin, George Washington, 1841-1914 person
associatedWith Martin, John Alexander, 1839-1889 person
associatedWith McCabe, Edward P. person
associatedWith Myers, Gen. Murray person
associatedWith People's party of the U.S. Kansas. corporateBody
associatedWith Pomeroy, Samuel Clarke, 1816-1891 person
associatedWith Republican Party (Kan.) corporateBody
associatedWith Ruff, John person
associatedWith Scott, Charles Frederick, 1860-1938 person
associatedWith Simpson, W. A. person
associatedWith Smith, James, addressee. person
associatedWith Stacey, A. G. person
associatedWith Stanley William Eugene, 1844-1910. person
associatedWith Syndicate Lands and Irrigating Corp., Kansas City, Missouri. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. President (1889-1893 : Harrison) corporateBody
associatedWith Waller, John L. person
associatedWith Woman's Christian Temperance Union. Kansas. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Independence (Kan.)
New Baltimore (Ohio)
Missouri--Shelby County
Ohio--New Baltimore
Shelby County (Mo.)
United States
Deerfield (Ohio)
Bird City, Kansas. History
Cimarron, Kansas. History
Commercial correspondence
Democratic Party (Kansas)
El Reno, Oklahoma. History
Grand Army of the Republic. Dept. of Kansas
Gray County, Kansas. History
Ingalls, Kansas. History
Insurancecompanies. Kansa
Kansas. Governors. Correspondence, reminiscences, etc
Kansas History. 1865
Kansas. Militia
Kansas. Politics andgovernment. 1865-
Leavenworth, Kansas
Montgomery County, Kansas. History
Mortgage loans
Negroes, Kansas
Neosho County, Kansas. History
Presidents. U.S. Election, 1876
Prohibition. Penn
Real estate business
Republican Party. Kansas
Republican Party. Oklahoma


Birth 1844-07-25

Death 1915-09-12



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