William Eugene Stanley (1899-1903)

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Politician, Governor

Died: 13 October 1910, Wichita, Kansas

Biennial Message, 1899
Biennial Message, 1901

William E. Stanley, the first governor to live in the state's executive mansion at Eighth and Buchanan, left his native Ohio and settled in Jefferson County, Kansas, in 1870. After leaving the governor's office in 1903 , he unsuccessfully sought election to the U. S. Senate. He died in Wichita on October 13, 1910.

Governor biographies courtesy of the Kansas Historical Society.