WAMEGO, KS – “Alex” Kaine a prominent farmer and resident here for the past 16 years, died at Genn Hospital early Tuesday morning, April 2. He had been a patient at the hospital several weeks following a major operation. Mr. Kaine was born at Hoysten, Compsie, Scotland on January 14, 18863. He came to America at the age of 23, locating in Topeka. He was married to Miss Isabell Potts at the Governor’s Mansion in Topeka, Kansas, on August 21, 1891. A few years later they moved to a farm north of Wamego, which has been their home for 43 years. He is survived by his wife, two sons, Albert and William Kaine of Wamego, two daughters, Mrs. Jennie Day of Murray, Iowa, and Mrs. Isabelle Mertz of Wabaunsee and nine grandchildren. The Wamego Reporter, Wamego, Kansas. April 4, 1940. (c) Transcribed by Janeice Crosson for the Kansas Council of Genealogical Societies, Inc.