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Arthur Capper
Birth: Jul. 14, 1865
Garnett
Anderson County
Kansas, USA
Death: Dec. 19, 1951
Topeka
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA

Kansas Governor, U.S. Senator. Learning the art of printing, he became a newspaper publisher, eventually owning several newspapers and two radio stations. He was president of the board of regents for the Kansas Agricultural College, (1910-13). In 1914, he was elected as a Republican the 20th Governor of Kansas, serving until 1919. While in office, he was also chairman of the National Governorís Association. After his term, he was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate, serving (1919-49). After retiring from the Senate, he continued the newspaper publishing business until his death at age 86. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Herbert Capper (1833 - 1897)
  Isabella M. McGrew Capper (1841 - 1903)
 
 Spouse:
  Florence Crawford Capper (1868 - 1926)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Capper (1863 - 1864)*
  Arthur Capper (1865 - 1951)
  Mary May Capper (1868 - 1939)*
  Bessie Capper Myers (1870 - 1909)*
  Benjamin Herbert Capper (1874 - 1887)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Topeka Cemetery
Topeka
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Section 58 - Lot 47 - Space 2
 
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Originally Created by: Tom Denardo
Record added: Mar 19, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6272514
Arthur Capper
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
Arthur Capper
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Arthur Capper
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