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Edmond Haggard Madison

Politician. Republican. Born: December 18, 1865, Plymouth, Illinois. Died:  September 18, 1911, Dodge City, Kansas. Served in U.S. House of Representatives: March 4, 1907, to September 18, 1911.

Born December 18, 1865, at Plymouth, Hancock County, Illinois, E. H. Madison received his early education locally and then taught school. He moved to Wichita, Kansas, in 1885, studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1888, moving to Dodge City to begin a practice. Madison was elected county attorney of Ford County in 1888, serving from 1889-1893, and was appointed judge of the thirty-first judicial district of Kansas on January 1, 1900; he held that position until September 17, 1906, when he resigned to become a candidate for the U.S. Congress. Elected as a Republican to the Sixtieth, Sixty-first, and Sixty-second Congresses, Madison served from March 4, 1907, until his death in Dodge City on September 18, 1911.

Entry: Madison, Edmond Haggard

Author: Kansas Historical Society

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