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|Thayer, John||Wyoming State Archives|
|Thermopolis, Wyo., sale of hot springs by Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes||WyoHistory.org|
|Thomson, Thyra, Wyoming Secretary of State 1963-1987||Wyoming State Archives|
|Transcontinental motor convoy, 1919||Lori Van Pelt|
|Treaties, Fort Bridger, 1863 and 1868||WyoHistory.org|
|Tree Army, Wyoming||Kerry Drake|
|Tunison Lawsuit and Settlement||WyoHistory.org|
|U.S. Bureau of Reclamation in Wyoming||Phil Roberts|
|Union Pacific in Wyoming, The||Gregory Nickerson|
|Utah War, 1857-1858||Rebecca Hein|
Politics & Government
Encyclopedia | Jim Geringer was first elected to the Wyoming Legislature in 1982, and served six years in each house before taking office as Governor of Wyoming in 1995.
Encyclopedia | Clifford Rogers served as Acting Governor from 1953-1955 and twice held the office of State Treasurer (1946-1950, 1958-1962).
Encyclopedia | Elected to fill out the unexpired term of Gov. DeForest Richards in 1904, Bryant B. Brooks was re-elected to another term in 1907. He was also the first governor to live in the newly complete governor's mansion.
Encyclopedia | Lester Hunt was elected to the House of the State Legislature in 1932, elected Secretary of State in 1934 and 1938, and elected Governor in 1942 where he served until 1949.
Encyclopedia | Frank Emerson was elected Governor for two terms. He served one full term and until his death one month and two weeks into his second term.
Encyclopedia | Elected Governor of Wyoming in 1898, DeForest Richards served until his death four months into his second term in 1903.
Encyclopedia | Old West adventurer, orator, barber, reported bigamist, and passionate defender of civil rights, Kentucky-born William Jefferson Hardin was Wyoming’s first African-American legislator in its territorial days.
Encyclopedia | Verda James, a schoolteacher, deputy director of public instruction for the state of Wyoming, assistant superintendent of the Natrona County schools, and later a faculty member at Casper College, was first elected to the Wyoming House in 1954. She served eight terms. During the last term, 1969-1970, she was elected House speaker, the first woman to serve in that position for a full term.