#Throwback: John B. Kendrick giving his first speech as governor in 1915 at the State Capitol in Cheyenne, Wyoming

*January 1915* *-* John B. Kendrick is photographed in Cheyenne, giving his first speech as Wyoming's new governor, on the front steps at the iconic local Capitol building. Gov. Kendrick was the ninth Governor of Wyoming, where he was noted for enforcing Wyoming's first game laws. During his two years as governor, Gov. Kendrick along with the Legislature worked together to: - established a state workmen's compensation system - established a public utilities commission - passed a constitutional amendment for lending public money to farmers - worked to extend women's rights. *Feature photo: WyoHistory /Pitchengine Communities* #shortgo #news