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Alf Landon

Alfred Mossman "Alf" Landon (September 9, 1887 - October 12, 1987) was a governor of Kansas and U.S. Presidential candidate.

He was elected Governor of Kansas in 1933 and served until 1937. "Alf" Landon, as he was commonly known, ran as the Republican candidate for president against the formidable Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1936 and lost by a wide margin.

His daughter, Nancy Landon Kassebaum, was a United States Senator from Kansas.

See also: U.S. presidential election, 1936