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Governor James Harvey

James Madison Harvey was a United States Senator from Kansas and fifth Governor of Kansas. Born near Salt Sulphur Springs, Virginia, Harvey attended common schools in Indiana, Illinois, and Iowa.


Time in Office: January 11, 1869 - January 13, 1873

Born: September 21, 1833, Monroe County, Virginia.

Died: April 15, 1894 near Junction City, Kansas.

Republican soldier from Fort Riley. (He commanded the 4th and 10th Kansas Infantry regiments during the Civil War.)

Harvey County, Kansas was named in honor of Governor Harvey

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