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From the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs Division
|26th Governor of Kansas|
January 9, 1933 – January 11, 1937
|Lieutenant||Charles W. Thompson|
|Preceded by||Harry H. Woodring|
|Succeeded by||Walter A. Huxman|
Alfred Mossman Landon
September 9, 1887
West Middlesex, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Died||October 12, 1987
Topeka, Kansas, U.S.
|Resting place||Mount Hope Cemetery, Topeka, Kansas, U.S.|
|Spouse(s)||(1) Margaret Fleming (died 1918)
(2) Theo Cobb (survived Alf, died in 1996)
|Children||Margaret Anne (first marriage), Nancy, John (both from second marriage)|
|Alma mater||University of Kansas|
|Profession||Banker, oilman, politician|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Branch/service||United States Army|
|Years of service||c. 1917–18|
|Battles/wars||World War I|
President Reagan and Mrs. Reagan attended Landon's hundredth birthday party at his home in Topeka. President Reagan described Landon as "the living soul of Kansas" and remarked, "You don't know what a joy it is to come to a birthday party of someone who in all honesty can call me a kid."
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