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  Photograph, John A. Halderman
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John Halderman grew up in Kentucky and was trained as a lawyer. He came to Kansas Territory in 1854 and served as the personal secretary to the first territorial governor Andrew Reeder. In 1855, he served as secretary to the first territorial council. He ultimately separated himself from the pro-slavery Lecompton movement. He was the first probate judge of Leavenworth County. He served as a major of the First Kansas volunteers during the Civil War and lived most of the rest of his life in Leavenworth.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: B Halderman, John A. *2
Item Number: 102308              Number of images: 1
Keywords: Halderman, John Adams; Kansas Territory. Council; Leavenworth County, Kansas Territory; Leavenworth, Kansas Territory; Photographs and Illustrations; Reader, A. H.
 
 

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