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1. 'Mother of Youth Court' Dies 'Mother of Youth Court' Dies July 4, 2005 Kansas City humanitarian Mildred Watson served as the first female commissioner in the juvenile division of the Jackson County Circuit Court and was referred to as "the mother of youth court". She died...

2. A Fan of the Law, Family and Sports A Fan of the Law, Family and Sports July 12, 2007 Featured in tribute in the "Remembrances" section is Julian M. Levitt, a former Jackson County Circuit Court judge. He died July 4, 2007. Includes his picture.

3. A Retired Jurist Dies A Retired Jurist Dies March/8/1955 Obituary for Judge Berryman Henwood, "73, former judge of the Missouri supreme court and one-time Republican leader," serving on the Missouri State Supreme Court from 1930 to 1933.

4. A Visit To The Poor Farm: How Jackson County Cares For Her Helpless Wards A Visit To The Poor Farm: How Jackson County Cares For Her Helpless Wards July 29, 1890 The subheading reads: "A Description of the Building and Something of the Inmates--The County Judges Contemplate Further Improvements--Two Jay Goulds Happy With Their Imaginary Riches--Some Pathetic Cases...

5. A Visit To The Poor Farm: How Jackson County Cares For Her Helpless Wards A Visit To The Poor Farm: How Jackson County Cares For Her Helpless Wards July 29, 1890 The subheading reads: "A Description of the Building and Something of the Inmates--The County Judges Contemplate Further Improvements--Two Jay Goulds Happy With Their Imaginary Riches--Some Pathetic Cases...

6. Andrew Jackson Higgins Obituary Andrew Jackson Higgins Obituary September 18, 2011 The Honorable Andrew Jackson Higgins, native of Platte City, Missouri, died September 14, 2011. Higgins practiced law from 1948-1960 at Platte City and served three terms as Prosecuting Attorney of Platte...

7. Arthur J. Stanley, Jr., Longtime Judge, Dies Arthur J. Stanley, Jr., Longtime Judge, Dies January/31/2001 Photo and obituary for Arthur Stanley, Jr. (~1902-2001), "a retired U. S. district judge who was appointed to the federal bench by President Dwight D. Eisenhower." Description of his life and career as...

8. Blacks Have Endowed KC Blacks Have Endowed KC February 10, 1986 Three-part article about three prominent African Americans from Kansas City's past: Judge Carl Johnson, Minnie Crosthwaite, and Rev. D.A. Holmes. Carl Johnson was "the first black elected to a judgeship...

9. Blunt Appoints Wimes to 16th Circuit Court Blunt Appoints Wimes to 16th Circuit Court July 13-19, 2007 Governor Matt Blunt has appointed Brian Curtis Wimes as the new Jackson County Circuit Judge in the 16th Circuit Court, succeeding retired judge John R. Gray. Wimes, 41, has served as Jackson County Drug...

10. Chain of Support Chain of Support February 8, 2004 Story highlights the Murguia family of Kansas City, Kansas. Includes the story of Amalia Murguia and her family of 7 children. The family includes two federal judges and the vice chancellor of the University...

11. Charles M. Mason to Constable Post Charles M. Mason to Constable Post November 30, 1956 File containing an article and photo about Charles Mason, "the first Negro deputy constable to serve in the Jackson county courthouse," appointed by Judge Bernard Gnefkow (also listed alternately here...

12. Deaths: Paul V. Barnett Deaths: Paul V. Barnett November/2/1971 Photo and obituary of Paul Barnett, dying at the age of 83, the "former judge of the Kansas City Court of Appeals from 1926 to 1929" and a lawyer until retiring in 1961.

13. Former Missouri Chief Justice Blackmar Dies Former Missouri Chief Justice Blackmar Dies January 23, 2007 Charles B. Blackmar, a former Missouri Supreme Court chief justice, born and raised in Kansas City, died January 19, 2007. He also was a professorial lecturer in law at what is now the University of Missouri-Kansas...

14. Irascible Judge, Farmer Had Extensive Land Holding in Area Irascible Judge, Farmer Had Extensive Land Holding in Area August 3, 1988 Article tells the story of Russell Hicks, one of the least known of the original 14 men who divided up Gabriel Prudhomme's property. Hicks was a lawyer and judge kown for "his perpetual foul humor."

15. Jackson County Bench Loses a Veteran Jackson County Bench Loses a Veteran April 20, 2007 Jon R. Gray is Jackson County's only African American circuit judge and has served for more than 20 years. Gray, age 55, says "he wants to be more active in community and national issues." The article...

16. Judge Don W. Kennedy Judge Don W. Kennedy October 19, 2008 Obituary for Don W. Kennedy who died October 10, 2008, in Marion, Kentucky, at the age of 82. He was appointed to the Missouri Court of Appeals in Kansas City in 1978 and served until his retirement in...

17. Judge E. S. Gantt Dies Judge E. S. Gantt Dies March/5/1947 Obituary article about Judge Ernest Gantt, a Missouri State Supreme Court judge for 20 years, dying at the age of 80 and born in Centralia, Missouri, about 1867, becoming city attorney of Mexico, Missouri...

18. Judge Elmo Hunter Dies at the Age of 88 Judge Elmo Hunter Dies at the Age of 88 December 29, 2003 Article reviewing the life of Senior U.S. District Judge Elmo B. Hunter who died December 27, 2003.

19. Judge Gantt to Retire: His Second Ten-Year Term Ends December 31 Judge Gantt to Retire: His Second Ten-Year Term Ends December 31 February/13/1946 Notice about the impending retirement of Judge Ernest Gantt, 79-year-old chief justice of the Missouri State Supreme Court, starting the position in 1926.

20. Judge is Found Dead in His Home Judge is Found Dead in His Home June 29, 2006 Judge Cordell D. Meeks, Jr., who served on the Wyandotte County District Court was found dead on June 28, 2006. His father, Cordell D. Meeks, Sr., was the first African-American District court judge in...