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us: Carlson, Frank, 1893-1987


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    • Birth Date

        18930123
    • Death Date

        19870530
    • Birth Place

        Concordia, Kan.
    • Death Place

        Concordia, Kan.
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Army
        • Affiliation Start: 1918
        • Affiliation End: 1919
    • Organization

        (naf) United States. Army
    • Affiliation Start

        1918
    • Affiliation End

        1919
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Kansas. Legislature. House of Representatives
        • Affiliation Start: 1929
        • Affiliation End: 1933
    • Organization

        (naf) Kansas. Legislature. House of Representatives
    • Affiliation Start

        1929
    • Affiliation End

        1933
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. House
        • Affiliation Start: 19350103
        • Affiliation End: 19470103
    • Organization

        (naf) United States. Congress. House
    • Affiliation Start

        19350103
    • Affiliation End

        19470103
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Kansas. Governor
        • Affiliation Start: 1947
        • Affiliation End: 1950-11
    • Organization

        (naf) Kansas. Governor
    • Affiliation Start

        1947
    • Affiliation End

        1950-11
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
        • Affiliation Start: 19501129
        • Affiliation End: 19690103
    • Organization

        (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
    • Affiliation Start

        19501129
    • Affiliation End

        19690103
    • Gender

        male
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    • found: Kansas governors, c1990: p. 190 (Frank Carlson; b. Jan. 23, 1893 near Concordia (Cloud Co.), Kan.; d. May 30, 1987; Kan. gov., Jan. 13, 1947 to Nov. 28, 1950)
    • found: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, via WWW, July 19, 2013 (Carlson, Frank (1893-1987); a Representative and a Senator from Kansas; born in Concordia, Cloud County, Kans., January 23, 1893; attended the public schools, Concordia (Kans.) Normal and Business College, and Kansas State College at Manhattan; during the First World War served as a private in the United States Army, 1918-1919; engaged in agricultural pursuits and stock raising; member, State house of representatives, 1929-1933; chairman of the Republican State committee, 1932-1934; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-fourth and to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1935-January 3, 1947); was not a candidate for renomination in 1946; Governor of Kansas from 1947 until his resignation in November 1950, having been elected a Senator; chairman of the Interstate Oil Compact Commission in 1949; chairman of the National Governors Conference, 1949-1950; elected on November 7, 1950, as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Clyde M. Reed for the term ending January 3, 1951, and also for the full term commencing January 3, 1951; reelected in 1956, and again in 1962; and served from November 29, 1950, to January 3, 1969; was not a candidate for reelection in 1968; chairman, Committee on Post Office and Civil Service (Eighty-third Congress); died in Concordia, Kans., May 30, 1987)
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