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Governor Alfred Mossman Landon

Alfred Mossman "Alf" Landon who served as the 26th Governor of Kansas from 1933 to 1937. He was best known for having been the Republican Party's nominee for President of the United States, defeated in a landslide by incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt in the 1936 presidential election.


Time in Office: January 9, 1933 - January 11, 1937

Born: September 9, 1887, W. Middlesex, Pennsylvania.

Died: October 12, 1987, Topeka, Kansas.

Republican oil man from Independence.

His daughter Nancy Landon Kassebaum was elected to the U. S. Senate in 1978 and served until 1996.

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