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  Docking, Robert B.
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NameRobert B. Docking
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Arkansas City, Kansas , United States
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Born October 09, 1925
DiedOctober 08, 1983 (57 years)
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Dec 17, 2015 03:58am
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InfoROBERT BLACKWELL DOCKING was born in Kansas City, Missouri, on October 9, 1925. He received a B.S. from the University of Kansas in 1948, and a graduation certificate from the University of Wisconsin Graduate School of Banking. Docking served as a corporal in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1943-1951 during World War II, and as a first lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force Reserve from 1946-1951. He was mayor and ciity commissioner of Arkansas City. He was elected Governor of Kansas in 1966 and reelected in 1968, 1970 and 1972. During his tenure, he chaired the Midwestern Governors' Conference. He was the son of former Kansas Governor George Docking (1957-1961). Governor Robert Docking passed away October 8, 1983, and he is buried at Highland Park Cemetery in Kansas City, Kansas.

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FAMILY
Son Thomas R. "Tom" Docking 1954-2017
Father George Docking 1904-1964

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RACES
  11/07/1972 KS Governor Won 61.99% (+24.94%)
  11/03/1970 KS Governor Won 54.30% (+9.58%)
  11/05/1968 KS Governor Won 51.86% (+4.24%)
  11/08/1966 KS Governor Won 54.84% (+10.92%)
  08/02/1966 KS Governor - D Primary Won 85.47% (+70.95%)
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