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Governor Edmund Needham Morrill

Edmund Needham Morrill was a U.S. Congressman from Kansas and the 13th governor of Kansas.


Time in Office: January 14, 1895 - January 11, 1897

Born: February 12, 1834, Westbrook, Maine.

Died: March 14, 1909, San Antonio, Texas.

Republican banker from Hiawatha.

In 1861, he enlisted as a private in Company C, 7th Kansas Cavalry. Within a year, he was a captain, and by 1865 he was a major.

He served as president of the Kansas Historical Society in 1896.

He founded the Morrill Free Public Library at Hiawatha, Kansas in 1882. 

He ounded the Hiawatha Academy, Hiawatha, Kansas in 1889.

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