John Carlin, The First Family of Kansas

John Carlin, The First Family of Kansas Political


Stock #: 250974
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
State: Kansas (KS)
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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John Carlin is the 40th Governor of Kansas, inaugurated January 9, 1979. In 1982, he became the first Governor in the history of Kansas to be elected to a second four-year term. Governor Carlin served in the Kansas House of Representatives from 1971 to 1979, and was Speaker of the House from 1977 to 1979. The Governor is a member of the National Governors' Association Executive Committee and NGA Chairman in 1984-85. A graduate of Kansas State University with honors, Governor Carlin is a member of FarmHouse Fraternity and was elected to Blue Key and Phi Kappa Phi honorary societies. First Lady Karen Carlin concentrates her efforts on promoting travel and tourism in Kansas. She is President of Peace Links Kansas and is active in the Friends of Cedar Crest Association, an organization dedicated to the historic preservation and enhancement of Cedar Crest, the Governor's Residence, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. All four children have been actively involved in 4-H and are avid sports enthusiasts. David is in Graduate School, Lisa is a student at Kansas State University, Patrick attends Topeka West High School, and Marci is a student at Landon Middle School in Topeka. The Carlins are an active first family who travel extensively throughout the State in the performance of official duties