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Who is Alf Landon?
Alf Landon: Alfred Mossman "Alf" Landon, was an American Republican politician, who served as the 26th Governor of Kansas from 1933 to 1937. He was best known for having been the Republican Party's nominee for President of the United States, defeated in a landslide by Franklin D. Roosevelt in the 1936 presidential election.
- also known as Alfred M. Landon
- born on (128 years ago) in West Middlesex
- nationality: United States of America
- religion: Methodism
- education: University of Kansas
- Marriage with Theo Cobb since
- parent of Nancy Kassebaum
- died on (28 years ago) in Topeka
- written work: "Landon epigrams"
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The Crisis (1936)
by William Edward Burghardt Du Bois
Alf Landon is a most excellent listener.
by Jan Onofrio
Senator from Kansas, and the daughter of the wellknown Republican politician, Alf Landon, was born on July 29, 1932 in Topeka, Kansas.
by William Safire
In the Roosevelt-Landon contest of 1936, however, the only two states to give a majority to Republican Alf Landon were Maine and Beltway bandits 47 Vermont. The reaction of “As Maine goes, so goes Vermont” was obvious to many, but ...
by Donald G. Godfrey, Frederic A. Leigh
The Literary Digest mistakenly predicted an Alf Landon landslide defeat of Franklin D. Roosevelt, based on a mail-in survey ...
The Route 66 Encyclopedia (2012)
by Jim Hinckley
Governor Alf Landon dispatched the National Guard to restore order. Steve Rider commenced to transform this into a modern four-lane, divided highway with eleven-foot driving lanes. The project reached completion in 1954 and 1955.
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Alf Landon Home
The Landon home as photographed in 1987
Photo credit: Marion Doss
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