Friday Fun Find: Robert Sanders, Fairway’s first mayor

photo of Robert Sanders

From the Johnson County Museum’s collection:
Photograph of Robert Sanders, Fairway’s first mayor.
Sanders (1899-1979) served as mayor of Fairway from 1949 until 1955. He was also an executive at Kansas City Structural Steel Company.
Sanders’ wife, Lois, was a well-known local singer and she hosted her own radio show under the name Donna Jean Wendell.

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