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1. Charles Evans Whittaker Charles Evans Whittaker 1999 Biography of Federal Supreme Court Justice Charles Evans Whittaker (1901-1973), a justice for that court in the 1950s and a successful lawyer in Kansas City before that starting in the 1920s.

2. Charles Evans Whittaker Charles Evans Whittaker 1994 Biographical description of Judge Charles Evans Whittaker (1901-1973), "United States District Judge for the Western District of Missouri" in Kansas City from 1954 to 1956, replacing Albert Reeves and...

3. David Wagner David Wagner 1876 Portrait and biographical sketch of Judge David Wagner, "Chief Justice of Missouri." Born in Pennsylvania in 1826 and moving to Lewis County, Missouri about 1842 and becoming a Missouri state senator and...

4. Ephraim Ewing Ephraim Ewing 1876 Biographical sketch of Judge Ephraim Ewing, a Missouri State Supreme Court judge of the Civil War era and native of Kentucky.

5. Francis Black Francis Black 1896 Photo and bio of Francis Marion Black, or Francis Black, a judge of the Missouri Supreme Court from 1884 to 1894, including one year as "chief justice of Missouri." Description of his life and career,...

6. Henry Kelley Henry Kelley 1876 Portrait and biographical sketch of Henry Kelley, a circuit judge in Savannah, Missouri, born near Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1832 and moving to Andrew County, Missouri, in 1866. Teacher at the Missouri University...

7. Jackson County Townships Jackson County Townships 1881 Description of the division of Jackson County into three townships--Fort Osage, Kaw, and Blue--by the newly appointed presiding judges of the county.

8. James Adams and Lynchburg Adams James Adams and Lynchburg Adams 1896 Biographies of Kansas City judge and Missouri state congressman James Adams, and his father, Lynchburg Adams (1808-1873), one of the first settlers of Jackson County, arriving in 1819 "near Sibley in Fort...

9. James Clark James Clark 1882 Biographical sketch of Judge James Clark, a Missouri state representative starting in 1838 and judge of Linn County, Missouri, born in 1805 in Kentucky.

10. John Fitzsimmons John Fitzsimmons 1935 Photo and bio of Judge John Fitzsimmons (1869-1935), "elected one of the judges of the Supreme Court of Missouri" in 1934 and native and lawyer of Saint Louis.

11. John Fitzsimmons John Fitzsimmons 1935 One paragraph of biography about Judge John Fitzsimmons (1869-1934), a Missouri State Supreme Court judge and native of Saint Louis, starting out as a newspaper editor and then lawyer.

12. Richar Marshall Fristoe Richar Marshall Fristoe 1877 Biographical sketch of Richard Marshall Fristoe, or Richard Fristoe (1789-1842 ca.), a former judge and Missouri state representative of Jackson County. Native of North Carolina moving to the Lexington,...

13. Robert Ewing Robert Ewing 1876 Portrait and biographical sketch of Judge Robert Ewing, a circuit judge in Jackson County in the Civil War era. He was born in Kentucky in 1816, appointed in 1844 "United States Marshal for the State of...

14. Shepard Barclay Shepard Barclay 1906 Photo and bio of Shepard Barclay, a Saint Louis lawyer starting in 1872 and judge starting in 1882.

15. Thomas Buckner Thomas Buckner 1896 Photo and bio of Thomas Buckner, a Kansas City lawyer with the Missouri Pacific Railroad Company and "a number of the largest banks in the city," residing at 426 Prospect Avenue.

16. William Bernard William Bernard 1896 Biographical sketch of Judge William Bernard, a realtor in Westport, former judge (1873) of Jackson County, former mayor (1869) of Westport, and early settler of northwestern Missouri, born in Virginia...

17. William Chiles William Chiles 1896 Biographical sketch of William Chiles, "the owner of one of the finest farms of Jackson county," a one-time companion of William Quantrill during the Civil War on a trip to Missouri from Texas, after the...

18. Work Is the Only Cure for Criminals Work Is the Only Cure for Criminals 2009 Police Judge Harry G. Kyle states his belief in the efficacy of hard work for controlling ciminal behavior. Second part of article tells about how well fed and housed the inmates of the Vine Street Workhouse...