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Lawyers and Poetry

L.W. Keplinger
Lewis Walter Keplinger


"Lewis Walter Keplinger, an Illinois native, established a law practice in Wyandotte, Kansas in 1883; he later became a state representative and a Wyandotte County judge. The collection includes a diary kept by Keplinger while he served as a soldier during the latter part of the Civil War, as well letters he wrote to his family during Civil War and through the early part of the 20th century. The collection also includes letters by other family members and Keplinger family genealogical information." [Archivist note, Keplinger Family Papers, University of Kansas Archives]


L.W. Keplinger, Adam's Answer ([Kansas City, Kansas?]: s.n., 1898)


L.W. Keplinger, Is God Good, or the Modern Job (Boston: Sherman, French & Company, 1917) [online text]

Research Resources

Lewis Walter Keplinger Papers & Scrapbooks
Kansas State Historical Society
Topeka, Kansas

Keplinger Family Papers
University of Kansas Archives