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Kansas Historical Foundation Presidents

This page contains a list of those who have served as president of the Kansas Historical Foundation throughout its history.

Samuel A. Kingman 1876-1877 Topeka
George A. Crawford 1877-1878 Fort Scott
John Alexander Martin 1878-1879 Atchison
Charles Robinson 1879-1880 Lawrence
T. D. Thacher 1881-1882 Lawrence
F. P. Baker 1883-1884 Topeka
Daniel R. Anthony 1885-1886 Leavenworth
D. W. Wilder 1887-1888 Hiawatha
Edward Russell 1888-1889 Lawrence
W. A. Phillips 1889-1890 Salina
Thomas A. Osborn 1890-1891 Leavenworth
Cyrus K. Holliday 1891-1892 Topeka
James S. Emery 1892-1893 Lawrence
Percival C. Lowe 1893-1894 Leavenworth
Vincent J. Lane 1894-1895 Kansas City
Solon O. Thacher 1895-1896 Lawrence
E. N. Morrill 1896-1897 Hiawatha
Harrison Kelley 1897-1898 Burlington
John Speer 1898-1899 Lawrence
Eugene F. Ware 1899-1900 Kansas City
John G. Haskell 1900-1901 Lawrence
John Francis 1901-1902 Colony
William H. Smith 1902-1903 Marysville
William B. Stone 1903-1904 Galena
John Martin 1904-1905 Topeka
Robert M. Wright 1905-1906 Dodge City
Horace L. Moore 1906-1907 Lawrence
James R. Mead 1907-1908 Wichita
George W. Veale 1908-1909 Topeka
George W. Glick 1909-1910 Atchison
Albe B. Whiting 1910-1911 Topeka
Edwin C. Manning 1911-1912 Winfield
William E. Connelley 1912-1913 Topeka
David E. Ballard 1913-1914 Washington
John N. Harrison 1914-1915 Ottawa
Charles F. Scott 1916-1917 Iola
Charles S. Gleed 1917-1918 Topeka
George P. Morehouse 1918-1919 Topeka
Gen. Wilder S. Metcalf 1919-1920 Lawrence
Thomas A. McNeal 1920-1921 Topeka
F. Dumont Smith 1921-1922 Hutchinson
Sam F. Woolard 1922-1923 Wichita
Charles H. Tucker 1923-1924 Lawrence
Theodore Gardner 1924-1925 Lawrence
J. W. Berryman 1925-1926 Ashland
Samuel E. Cobb 1926-1927 Topeka
Charles L. Kagey 1927-1928 Beloit
William L. Huggins 1928-1929 Emporia
W. C. Simons 1929-1930 Lawrence
Charles M. Harger 1930-1931 Abilene
John S. Dawson 1931-1932 Topeka
Thomas Amory Lee 1932-1933 Topeka
H. K. Lindsley 1933-1934 Wichita
Thomas F. Doran 1934-1935 Topeka
Frank H. Hodder 1935-1936 Lawrence
E. E. Kelley 1936-1937 Topeka
Edwin A. Austin 1937-1938 Topeka
William Allen White 1938-1939 Emporia
Robert C. Rankin 1939-1940 Lawrence
Thomas M. Lillard 1940-1941 Topeka
James C. Malin 1941-1942 Lawrence
Charles H. Brown 1942-1943 Horton
W. E. Stanley 1943-1944 Wichita
F. W. Brinkerhoff 1944-1945 Pittsburg
Ralph R. Price 1945-1946 Manhattan
Jess C. Denious 1946-1947 Dodge City
Milton R. McLean 1947-1948 Topeka
Robert T. Aitchison 1948-1949 Wichita
R. F. Brock 1949-1950 Goodland
Charles M. Correll 1950-1951 Manhattan
Frank Haucke 1951-1952 Council Grove
Will T. Beck 1952-1953 Holton
Robert Taft 1953-1954 Lawrence
Angelo Scott 1954-1955 Iola
F. S. Farrell 1955-1956 Manhattan
Wilford Riegle 1956-1957 Emporia
Rolla A. Clymer 1957-1958 El Dorado
Alan W. Farley 1958-1959 Kansas City
Richard M. Long 1959-1960 Wichita
E. R. Sloan 1960-1961 Topeka
George L. Anderson 1961-1962 Lawrence
Emory K. Lindquist 1962-1963 Wichita
James E. Taylor 1963-1964 Sharon Springs
John W. Ripley 1964-1965 Topeka
Henry B. Jameson 1965-1966 Abilene
Richard W. Robbins 1966-1967 Pratt
A. Bower Sageser 1967-1968 Manhattan
Floyd R. Souders 1968-1969 Cheney
Clifford Hope, Sr. 1969-1970 Garden City
George Templar 1970-1971 Topeka
William H. Seiler 1971-1972 Emporia
Theo A. Sanborn 1972-1973 Belleville
William E. Treadway 1973-1974 Topeka
Dudley T. Cornish 1974-1975 Pittsburg
Arthur J. Stanley, Jr. 1975-1976 Leavenworth
Homer E. Socolofsky 1976-1977 Manhattan
John W. Wickman 1977-1978 Enterprise
Clifford R. Hope, Jr. 1978-1979 Garden City
Philip H. Lewis 1979-1980 Topeka
Sr. M. Evangeline Thomas 1980-1981 Salina
William E. Unrau 1981-1982 Wichita
Donald R. McCoy 1982-1983 Lawrence
James L. Forsythe 1983-1984 Hays
June S. Windscheffel 1984-1985 Topeka
Helen L. Smith 1985-1986 Colby
Donald F. Danker 1986-1987 Topeka
Glee S. Smith 1987-1988 Lawrence
J. Eric Engstrom 1988-1989 Wichita
R. Reed Whitaker 1989-1990 Overland Park
Ellen May Stanley 1990-1991 Dighton
Paul E. Wilson 1991-1992 Lawrence
C. Robert Haywood 1992-1993 Topeka
Craig Miner 1993-1994 Wichita
Richard Rogers 1994-1995 Topeka
Elaine Hassler 1995-1996 Abilene
Arthur Hodgson 1996-1997 Little River
W. Stitt Robinson 1997-1998 Lawrence
D. Cheryl Collins 1998-1999 Manhattan
James F. Hoy 1999-2000 Emporia
Gayle Davis 2000-2001 Wichita
Martha Gannon 2001-2002 Topeka
Michael Hoeflich 2002-2003 Lecompton
William M. Tsutsui 2003-2004 Lawrence
Hal Ross 2004-2005 Wichita
Brian Moline 2005-2006 Topeka
Mary E. Turkington 2006-2007 Topeka
Kathleen Holt 2007-2008 Cimarron
James K. Logan 2008-2009 Olathe
Dru Sampson 2009-2010 Lawrence
E. Dean Carlson 2010-2011 Topeka
Paul M. Buchanan 2011-2012 Wichita
Barbara Morris 2012-2013 Hugoton
Jack Alexander 2013-2014 Topeka
Deborah Barker 2014-2015 Ottawa
Paul Stuewe 2015-2016 Lawrence
Donita Barone 2016-2017 Frontenac
Bill Kassebaum 2017-2018 Burdick
Don Chubb 2018-2019 Topeka
Carol Bales 2019-2020 Logan

Entry: Kansas Historical Foundation Presidents

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Date Modified: October 2020

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