Kansas Senator Preston B. Plumb - The Atchison Daily Globe - Atchison, Kansas - March 10, 1880 - Page 3 - Column 2

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for from | all the h a t summer. Plumb. Washington Free 1'ress. Senator Preston B. Plumb, of Kansas, was born in Delaware county, Ohio, October 12, 1837. Ills educational advantages were limited to the common schools, but by laborious application he has attained his present proficiency. After learning the printer's trade he started the Xenia (0.) In 1850 lie moved to Kansas, and at once entered public life in the interest? of the Territory by starting, the In nu;mbel . of the Kansas Constitutional Convention at Leavenwortti ; admitted to the practice of law in 1SG1 ; in 1SC2 was to the Kansas Legislature, in which was Chairman of the Judiciary Committee; subsequently was reporter ol the Supreme Court. August ISC2. he entered military service as lieutenant the llth Kansas infantry, was to captain, major and finally lieutenant- colonel of t h a t regime/it. He was elected to (lie Kansas Legislature in 1SGIJ, and made speaker of the was re-elected the following year. He I relinquished the practice ol when count of failing health, 1873, became president of the Eniporia e s in which to j National i'.auk. d Status Senate, from Kansas, and the it as took his scat March 4, 1877. Of late years Senator Plumb has uxiensively and profitably interested m i n i n g operations; but his to Kan- pacity is such, and his n k s | to Washington of V'ork lor the the previous of ; and systematic, that, bis representative duties have not been neglected. Few men in Washington devote more hours to labor, or prosecute business more successfully, than does the Kansas Senator. The records credit him w i t h the preparation »ml presentation of as many important bills, ol national and local interest, as any Senator in Congress. Naturally of broad statesmanship, bis bills show an intelligent interest in the e n t i r e country lias inaugurated probably more legislation tor Kansas than any representative f the State has ever done. His ellorts for the recovery by the State from the general government | about h a l l ' a million Kmrlish | ! liv( r 1*' r TM n \ °" I 1 . 1 .? value of lands e r me m i l i t a r y hounty hind a n news- warrants have been o ,l,mgh the h i l l has not yet u n d e r lavorable eonsideraiion. | 1 0 1 » ,, ,, . ,, . , A .,,.,. i l i m n r m , , r hill · ini.-.-. A l l l O l i y O- I I I 1 l l l l p u l j iluccd by Senator Plumb arc the follow- ' iiv : JSaki of Fort Hilev s n t ! . · · -r , term n i - i v ' l( !n i° n '' s Huiilici 1 yard, where nu e t u r n to j a n y t h i n g on his | be assigned and located ; A d d i article of War--to prevent gambling (he a r m v : Defending rights of to homestead entries on t h e L'ublic Domain ; Kclicfof 1'ostmaster?: of Timber on Public Land?; llelier Set'.ler.s on Kailroad J . a n d o , , . ,, claim tor n-polling I n d hrolhor-in-law to t h e l»'Provcments rivers. \ \ -y:i general liankinx business. c n y . Air. (,an,p- f \

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  1. The Atchison Daily Globe,
  2. 10 Mar 1880, Wed,
  3. Page 3

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