Preston B. Plumb Edit Profile
Major 11th Kan.
Member Leavenworth Constitutional Convention, 1859. Member Kansas House of Representatives, 1862, 67-68, speaker, 1867. Member United States Senate (Republican), 1877-1891, made greatest contribution in Land Law of 1891, repealing timber-culture and preemption acts and inaugurating reclamation and conservation projects.
Married Caroline (Carrie) A. Southwick, March 8, 1867, 6 children.