Jonathan McMillan Davis (1923-1925)

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Allen's Democratic successor, Jonathan M. Davis, signed the eight month minimum school term bill. The state's twenty-second governor was born in Bourbon County on April 27, 1871. Davis served in the state legislature prior to his election as governor in 1922 and remained active in politics after his defeat in 1924. He died in Fort Scott on June 27, 1943.

Governor biographies courtesy of the Kansas Historical Society.