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Governor Robert F. Bennett

Robert Frederick Bennett was the 39th Governor of Kansas from 1975 to 1979. He was the President of the Kansas State Senate when he ran for Governor. Also, it was during this election, the Lt. Governor and Governor ran on the Same ticket and the term in office would be for four years instead of two.


Time in Office: January 13, 1975 - January 8, 1979

Born: May 23, 1927, Kansas City, Missouri.

Republican lawyer from Overland Park.

He was a member of the Kansas State Senate from 1965 to 1975.

He was also  was a council member from 1955 to 1957 in Prairie Village. 

From 1957 to 1965, he served as mayor of Prairie Village, Kansas.

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