Kansas – A Portrait Of Pomeroy
Several significant historic moments in Kansas occurred during the 1800s. One of them includes the moment that Samuel C. Pomeroy was chosen for congress as Kansas’senator. This photo was taken just before he was inaugurated, after which he filled in as a representative somewhere between 1861 and 1873 – a period that included the Civil War.
He had recently been the mayor of Atchison, Kansas for quite some months. He was likewise the second president of the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad.