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HARVEY, James Madison, governor of Kansas, born in Monroe county, Virginia, 21 September, 1833. He was educated in the public schools of Indiana, Iowa, and Illinois, and practised surveying and civil engineering until he removed to Kansas in 1859, when he became a farmer. He was captain in the 4th and 10th regiments of Kansas infantry from 1861 till 1864, a member of the lower house of the legislature in 1865-'6, and of the state senate in 1867-'8. In 1869-'71 he was governor of Kansas, and in 1874-'7 was a United States senator, having been chosen as a Republican to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Alexander Caldwell.
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