Samuel Major Gardenhire, American lawyer, author. member Kan.
Gardenhire, Samuel Major was born on November 23, 1855 in Fayette, Missouri, United States. Son of James B. and Sarah (Major) Gardenhire.
Educated Central College, Fayette, Missouri.
Practiced law at St. Louis, 1875-1880, Topeka, Kansas, 1880-1885, during which period also operated daily paper. Was secretary to Governor John P. St. John, major on his staff, clerk district and circuit courts, municipal judge and member Kansas legislature. In practice at New York, since 1895.
Author: The Long Arm, 1906. Purple and Homespn, 1908. Cinderella of the Circus, 1911.