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Governor Joan Finney

Joan Finney was the first woman and oldest person (63 years old) to serve as Governor of the State of Kansas. She served as the 42nd Governor of Kansas from 1991 to 1995.


Time in Office: January 14, 1991 - January 9, 1995

Born: February 12, 1925, Topeka, Kansas.

Died: July 28, 2001, Topeka, Kansas.

She was also the first female Kansas State Treasurer from 1975 to 1991. 

She held a degree in Economic History from Washburn University.

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