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Kansas State Senator (1872); 8th Governor (1878 - 1882) John Pierce St. John

Kansas State Senator (1872); 8th Governor (1878 - 1882) John Pierce St. John

Male 1833 - 1916  (83 years)

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  • Name John Pierce St. John 
    • St. John, John Pierce (1833-1916) ? also known as John P. St. John ? of Olathe, Johnson County, Kan. Born in Brookville, Franklin County, Ind., February 25, 1833. Lawyer; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Kansas state senate, 1873; Governor of Kansas, 1879-83; Prohibition candidate for President of the United States, 1884. Died in Olathe, Johnson County, Kan., August 31, 1916 (age 83 years, 188 days). Interment at Olathe Cemetery, Olathe, Kan.
      Relatives: Son of Sophia (Snell) St. John (1797-1851) and Samuel St. John (1802-1855); married, March 28, 1852, to Mary Jane Brewer (divorced 1859); married, March 28, 1860, to Susan Jane Parker (1838-1925).
      See also National Governors Association biography
      Image source: The Parties and The Men (1896)
    Title Kansas State Senator (1872); 8th Governor (1878 - 1882) 
    Born 25 Feb 1833  Brookville Franklin County Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Fact 1 8 Jan 1885 
    John P. St. John. MR. GOL. I read an article the Rev.. Isaao Thomas in DBYCH. There are ayndod for me to be men of his position he undertake chyfiawnbau one of a kind John P. St. John. Had Mr. Thomas had lived in Kansas long time as if we have done, we take my oath he would not give his vote to St. in John, who, according to my opinion, is devoid of all good principle. He was elected governor twice, and then with most honorable every time; but this year it had not been elected for the third time, came out as a candidate for the Arlywydd- En try purposely to cover the stitch back to the Peasants; though he did not vote fechon but really, what is indication that people have come to know the man. I can almost certainly not St. John was elected for the post iselaf in his Township itself. It was not out of 128 votes in our Township us here, OLD five \'vote, and three of five by two or preachers teb- complaint to\' Respect. Mr. Thomas. The eildoch, fit. George, Kansas. EW GBIFFITH.


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    Fact 1 10 May 1894 
    JOHN P. ST. JOHN. CAX JAMES BLACK, WAUKESHA, WIS. This is now known as adnabydd- chaff through the Talaethau Kingdom with any of her sons prestigious. Born in BROOKVILLE, Ind., Feb. 25, 1833 of poor parents. Around California began when about 18 years old; then went to Mexico, South America, and the Sandwich Islands; and on his travels he took part active in the wars in California and over- Indian Egon. In 1859, he moved to Illinois, and Charleston, Ill., He was taken up by the rules of the \"Black Laws\" for former orthwyo black boy to escape his captivity. He pleaded guilty, and was released. In 1862, he was admitted to the; \'bal. he became HM Attorney. Union joined the army soon, and he gwusanaethu as Gap-ten, Major, and Lieut. -Colonel ynyfyddin. Spent the war he used the gyf- raith in Independence, Mo., from 1864 until 1868. In 1869 he moved to OLATHE, Kan SAS, where his home Presence [He was elected Senator Talaethol in 1872, President of the the state in 1880. during 187S and last term of his presidency he was completely converted into a kid maybe banned harddwr; prior to this he was the most zealous Radical such. Vernacular left the party for the rhes- wm Conference in 1884 beidiojpasio their sympathy and Gwa- harddiaeth decision, and there was considerable noise and tumult in the camp at the time Folk. The same year he was appointed to run the Presidency on the ticket Exclusionary, rising from 10 366 to the vote prohibitive Dew is raglfaenydd, to 150,626 for him. This time the party began to pull the attention and winning strength. Cyraeddodd voice of a ballot by all Dalaethau in 1886, to 294,863. Shortly after he left the party and his decision to run on Vernacular ticket Exclusionary, dechrenodd its car- ance first (by the press) poured its fury cup on his head. We ddyodd- efodd more than ever political martyr St. John. He was called every name under gwat- warus, Iluchiwyd carcasses wicked him dirmygwyd him as a scoundrel blackest earth and was burnt in effigy by his enemies! What was his crime? No, but he went under argylweddiad that prohibit the liquor trade was his duty as a man and a Christian, and that it has enough moral courage to stand up in public for that. Nearing the day of the election, when everything runs smoothly and fairly, and St. John won his career oratorical in the twenties and hundreds of people in the Gwaharddwyr to files, lo thunderbolt as a clear sky falling on ears and digwmwl American people, in almost all press Vernacular in eylioeddi one breath, \"St. John\'s sold out to the Demo- cratiaid, \"There was no time before the elect- ance to deny the lie; The effect was electrifying and harmful; lost St. John hundreds if not thousands of bleidleis- younger. The story was a conspiracy deb- complaint to this: One legate (politician had run out) to JS Clarkson, Betsi eirydd the National Peasant Board, by telling him that he had come from St. awdur- John to do deal with it or the Board Folk Cenedlaeth- for assistance ol St. John. Clarkson having offered through legate did, that was a cheat, to buy St. John over to Blaine, whom having offered proved af- successful. There Clarkson, chatted with a reporter at the St. Louis Globe-Democrat (Rep.), January 13, 1885, justifies himself this way: \"We feel that it is right, if I could do that, move the barriers off the road blaifi Vernacular, and temperance, through St. John of the move-ent way. It was not for me to ameu- went that it was wrong for the Democratic party trwv modes ddynichwel seditious and false, if s could have gwneyd HJ-ny. I will not hide my belief that St. John element in the rhedegfa should be disposed of it, or else at the least it should be managed by the Peasants if it was going to support any party. \" For eschewing St. John bought by Clarkson took for granted that he had bought it from the Dems., And public- wickedness across the Talaethau odd. Although St. John has denied the gwerthiad through the press, and on the areithfan, over and over, until the day in which thousands \"believe the story of this. We never spread the denial as the spread of non-wiredd. There is this much of ten-zip again have arrived conscience the American press, except in some eithr- es. this has saddened to what withal, but it is in truth. politically, \"strongest, takes all; weakest, the tears, \"is the rule. He said John J. Ingalls, of Kansas,\" There is no place in politics for gyf- raith morally, \"While in Gravesend, thought McKane then free of ameu. but what he thinks Sing Sing is today? not yet St. John had been killed. the country feels from his in- inferences and hyawdledd found; that is gaining strength and is gaining admirers every day. Doubtless those he droedig- went through such a multiple or more numerous than one man on the American stage. for 1884 it is almost constant in the history of the platform-last we saw of him was his argument with Plowman en- WOG in Chicago. 0 low start poor, St. John has emerged loud and did the work of great. again encouraged by the Welsh boys to climb up. you so desire to know you on the right, then stand on the rock hono bay if the earth moves. Old fox political cyfrwysddrwg it is unscrupulous and Clarkson. He is the owner and editor in part, the Iowa State Register; it is also a father to many tricks and Journey operates tions sin adurus. He was at the forefront of the week- s last to get by Iowa legislators to give again to the right within its limits salwns open. Z is Blumencron, editor yu \'5 \"Fremdenblatt,\" Vienna, over 90 years old. but looking after his ACPC as carefully as ever. √ĘDathlwyd hundred and eleventh birthday South bossy, doctor famous Havre, France, recently, and that the old man yet sufficiently Heinif to do great work as a doctor.


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    Died 31 Aug 1916  Olathe, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Father Samuel St. John,   b. 10 Feb 1802, Port Jervis, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1856, Olney, Ill, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Martha Marcy 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F4304  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Samuel St. John,   b. 10 Feb 1802, Port Jervis, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1856, Olney, Ill, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Sophia Snell 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F5089  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Susan J Parker,   b. 25 Dec 1838 
    Married 28 Mar 1861  Charleston, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. John Pierce St. John, Jr.,   b. 9 Feb 1862
     2. Lula St. John,   b. 8 Feb 1865,   d. 8 Apr 1903, dsp Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
    Last Modified 26 May 2013 
    Family ID F4305  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Jane Brewer,   b. abt. 1834, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 28 Mar 1852  Richland, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced bef. 1861 
    Children 
    +1. Henry Clay St. John,   b. 11 Feb 1853, Olney, Richland, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1896, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 2 Sep 2016 
    Family ID F5353  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Feb 1833 - Brookville Franklin County Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Mar 1852 - Richland, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Mar 1861 - Charleston, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Aug 1916 - Olathe, Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
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