Alfred M. Landon

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Alfred Mossman "Alf" Landon (1887-1987) was governor of Kansas (1933-1937) and the Republican candidate for president of the United States in 1936. He won two states, Maine and Vermont, in his challenge of the Democratic U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt.[1]

His daughter, Nancy Landon Kassebaum Baker, was a United States Senator from Kansas from 1978 to 1997, using the name Kassebaum. Elected to the U.S. Senate in 1978, she was re-elected in 1984 and 1990 but did not run again in 1996, and the seat was won by Republican Pat Roberts,[2] who is retiring in 2021.