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November 4, 2019 - 9:54 AM

65 Years Ago

November 1954

Allen Countians yesterday once again demonstrated their staunch Republican loyalty as over 4,000 citizens voted in one of the dullest local elections in history. LaRoy McCall, Humboldt, won the only county contest, defeating Henry Baeten, Democrat, for commissioner from the first district. Kansas Republicans regained a Congressional seat they lost two years ago and swept all other state and national offices at stake. As a result, Kansas once again will be represented by a full six-man Republican House delegation and two Republican senators. Lt. Gov. Fred Hall was elected governor over Democrat George Docking. Nationally, however, the Democrats took control of the House of Representatives and threatened to win the Senate.

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