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Governor Frank Carlson

Frank Carlson was the only Kansan who served as the 30th Governor of Kansas, Kansas State Representative, United States Representative, and United States Senator from Kansas.


Time in Office: January 13, 1947 - November 28, 1950; resigned to become U.S. senator

Born: January 23, 1893, Concordia, Kansas.

Died: May 30, 1987, Concordia, Kansas.

Republican farmer/stockman from Concordia.

"According to Billy Graham's biography Just As I Am, Carlson invited Eisenhower to the Senate Prayer Breakfast, which thus became the first Presidential Prayer Breakfast, thereafter an annual assembly of all three branches of government, continuing to this day." (Source:Wikipedia) 

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