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Lorenzo Lewelling

(1846-1900)

  • Born in Iowa
  • Moved to Wichita in 1887 where he eventually became interested in politics
  • An early member of the Farmers' Alliance, he was elected in 1892 as the first Populist Party governor
  • After losing his reelection bid, he was elected to the Kansas state senate, a position he held until his death

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