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Stanley Hathaway

Stanley K. Hathaway, was born in Osceola, Nebraska on July 19, 1924 the son of Robert and Lily Knapp. He was adopted upon his mothers death by Franklin E. and Velma Hathaway. Hathaway graduated from Huntley High School and promptly entered the University of Wyoming. His education was interrupted by his Army Air Force service in World War II. After the war Hathaway continued his education and received both Bachelor's and Law degrees from the University of Nebraska. He then went to Torrington, Wyoming to start his law practice. Hathaway was elected to two terms as Governor in 1966 and 1970. Appointed Secretary of the Interior by President Ford in June 1975, Hathaway resigned the next month due to ill health. He continued to practice law in Cheyenne, where he died on October 4, 2005.

Term as Governor: Monday, January 02, 1967 - Monday, January 06, 1975