John R. Connelly Edit Profile
Education common schools, and Salina (Kansas) Normal U.
Went to Kansas at 18. Began teaching school at 19. County superintendent schools, Thomas Company, Kansas, 1895-1899.
Owner and editor Colby Free Press since 1897. Candidate for Congress on Democratic ticket, 1908 (defeated). Member 63d to 65th Congresses (1913-1919), 6th Kansas District.
Married Lillian Souders, of Colby, Kansas, June 17, 1896.