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Charles and Sara Robinson

(1818 - 1894) and (1827 - 1911)

  • He was state’s first governor
  • Her book, Kansas: Its Interior and Exterior Life, was second to Uncle Tom’s Cabin in promoting antislavery
  • A founder of the Free State Party, he was arrested for treason
  • She reported on his arrest and stirred sympathy
  • They donated their estate to the University of Kansas

Find more about Charles Robinson and Sara Robinson in Kansapedia.