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Justice Kay McFarland

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Garden City Telegram

Our featured Legacy is Chief Justice Kay Eleanor McFarland.

Judge McFarland was born on July 20, 1935 in Coffeyville, Kansas. She was appointed to the Kansas Supreme Court by Governor Robert Bennett, becoming the first woman to hold that office. Judge McFarland became the first female Chief Justice for the State of Kansas in 1995.

We honor Judge McFarland by having her legacy featured on our site.