George T. Anthony
Politician, governor. Republican. Born: June 9, 1824, Mayfield, New York. Died: August 5, 1896, Topeka, Kansas. Served as 7th Governor of Kansas: January 8, 1877, to January 13, 1879.
George Tobey Anthony, a Leavenworth newspaperman, moved to Kansas from New York in November 1865, at age 41. After a single term in the governor's office, he served in the state legislature and on the State Board of Railroad Commissioners. Anthony died in Topeka on August 5, 1896.
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Date Modified: March 2016
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