SCHOEPPEL, Andrew Frank (1894-1962)

SCHOEPPEL, ANDREW FRANK, a Senator from Kansas; born on a farm in Barton County, near Chaflin, Kans., November 23, 1894; attended the district schools in Ness County; attended the University of Kansas 1916-1918; left school during the First World War and enlisted in the Naval Air Service; following the armistice entered the University of Nebraska Law School and graduated in 1922; admitted to the Kansas bar in 1923 and commenced practice in Ness City, Kans.; county attorney of Ness County; mayor of Ness City; chairman of the Corporation Commission of the State of Kansas 1939-1942; Governor of Kansas 1943-1947; practiced law in Wichita, Kans.; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1948; reelected in 1954 and 1960 and served from January 3, 1949, until his death in the naval hospital at Bethesda, Md., January 21, 1962; interment in Old Mission Cemetery, Wichita, Kans.

Kansas State Historical Society
Topeka, KS
Papers: 1943-1947, 1949-1961. 178 boxes. Gubernatorial papers (1943-1947) and senatorial papers (1949-1961). Include correspondence, clippings, statements, and photographs. Senatorial papers are not processed.

University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS
Papers: Correspondence in James Ashford Manka papers, 1929-1970. Finding aid.

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