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William Rufus Jackson
Lawrence H Larsen
M L Van Nada
Theodore S Case
Carrie Westlake Whitne...
Judge Francis M. Black
Folder includes a 3 page, hand-written tribute of Judge Francis M. Black written on St. Louis Court of Appeals stationary, 190?, by Shepard Barclay. Also contains a 13 page typewritten item with remarks...
Judge Gantt to Retire: His Second Ten-Year Term Ends December 31
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.
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...
Judge Kimbrough Stone
Folder contains a program for a complimentary dinner in honor of Judge Stone given January 5, 1917, by members of the Jackson County and Wyandotte County Bars. The dinner was held at the Hotel Baltimore...
File contains a pamphlet with a photo and bio of Judge Henry Lamm, a Missouri State Supreme Court judge starting in 1904, moving to Sedalia, Missouri, in 1869 from Ohio.
Judge Richard Fristoe
Information on Judge Richard Fristoe, one of the three original judges of Jackson County in 1827, a native of Tennessee and veteran of the War of 1812, coming to Jackson County about 1817 and opening the...
Judge Samuel Dew
January 2, 1957
Photo and caption about Judge Samuel Dew, reaching his "compulsory age of retirement" from the Kansas City Court of Appeals.
Judge Warwick Hough
Photo or portrait etching of Judge Warwick Hough.
Booklets (1992-1996) containing information for voters on electing judges, with evaluation surveys on judges by lawyers, etc.
Judges at Weekly Luncheon
October 31, 1961
Interior view identified as Secretary N. Emerson Paton greeting Federal judges at a weekly luncheon. According to newspaper clipping in Scrapbook #37, 1961, page 63, the judges may be Richard M. Duncan,...
Judicial Pioneer Dies at Age 90
Photo and obituary for Judge Lewis Clymer, "the first black man to be appointed to the Jackson County Circuit Court" dying at the age of 90 in 2001. Born in Neosho, Missouri in 1910 and coming to Kansas...
Jules Edgar Guinotte
Information about Judge Jules Edgar Guinotte, circuit court judge in Kansas City starting in 1886 and son of Aimee and Joseph Guinotte, born at his parents' cabin about 1855 at 3rd and Troost Avenues,...
Just Cause? Judge Russell Clark Talks Candidly about His 20 Years on
September 1, 1997
Biographical article about Judge Russell Gentry Clark of the United States District Court, presiding over or dealing with for 20 years "the most corpulent and controversial school desegregation project...
Justice: Byron White Leads the Court to a Pair of Tough Rulings
Photo and article about the ruling by the United Supreme Court to "uph[o]ld the broad authority of federal judges to order local governments to raise taxes to finance school desegregation," with the case's...
Kansas City Biography: Charles E. Whittaker
Article about the life of Kansas City lawyer and later United States Supreme Court Justice Charles E. Whittaker and the 1998 new federal courthouse named for him at 9th and Locust Streets, with photos....
Kansas City House Cleaning
Origins of the federal investigation of political corruption by Judges Albert L. Reeves and Merrill E. Otis and District Attorney Maurice M. Milligan, beginning in about 1936.
Kansas City in Caricature
Caricature of Clarence Burney, judge of the municipal court.
Kansas City's First Horse Show
Photo of Robert Long, or R. A. Long, "[o]ne of the judges of last year's Horse Show" in Kansas City," with an accompanying brief article about the "first annual Kansas City Fancy Horse Show at Fairmount...
Kansas City, Its Resources and Their Development: A Souvenir of the Kansas City Times
Portrait and biography of Arthur Allen, a Kansas City lawyer, Jackson County court judge from 1874 to 1877, and Missouri state legislator.
Kansas City, Missouri County Court Districts
Outline map showing the boundaries of the eastern and western Jackson County court districts. Reverse side lists the wards and precincts in each district.
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