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201. The Book of Missourians The Book of Missourians 1906 Biographical sketch of William Fry, "an eminent attorney and president of the Mexico Savings Bank," in Mexico, Missouri. He was born in Pike County, Missouri, in 1851, becoming "admitted to the Supreme...

202. The Book of Missourians The Book of Missourians 1906 Biographical sketch of James Gantt, "chief justice and presiding judge of the Missouri Supreme Court." He was born in Georgia in 1845, moved to Missouri in 1868, and became judge in Jefferson City from...

203. The Curry Years Come to an End in Jackson County The Curry Years Come to an End in Jackson County December/31/1970 Biographical article about Judge Charles Curry, "undisputed leader at the courthouse" and organizer in 1964 of "the Committee for County Progress, which produced an independent slate of candidates committed...

204. The Faithful Dog The Faithful Dog August 2011 Author relates the court case initiated by Charles Burden seeking justice for the killing of his dog Old Drum in 1869 by Leonidas Hornsby near Warrensburg, Missouri. The judge, George G. Vest, who later...

205. The Hughes Affair The Hughes Affair November 1979 Photos and biographical article about Judge Leonard Hughes, Jr., an African American "presiding judge of the municipal court" in Kansas City, "under fire from more than a few people" for unconventional...

206. The Missouri County Court: A Study of the Organization and Functions of the County Board of Supervisors The Missouri County Court: A Study of the Organization and Functions of the County Board of Supervisors in Missouri 1930 Dissertation toward a doctorate degree from the University of Iowa, about rural county court systems in Missouri, with chapters on county judges and other officials, taxation and finance, roads and bridges,...

207. The Place Where All Men Strive To Be: Harry S. Truman on the Eve of the 1934 Senate Campaign The Place Where All Men Strive To Be: Harry S. Truman on the Eve of the 1934 Senate Campaign Fall 2004; Winter 2004/2005 Two-part series detailing Harry S. Truman's early political career including his two terms as Presiding Judge of Jackson County, Missouri. In the early 1930s Truman "began to write long memorandums to...

208. The Supreme Court of Missouri The Supreme Court of Missouri April//1891 Extensive article about the "judicial system of Missouri," with history, photos, and description of the judges of the Missouri State Supreme Court, including those with ties to or residing in Kansas City,...

209. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Photo and bio of George Dunn, "the present judge of the 5th Judicial Circuit of Missouri," born in Kentucky in 1815 and moving to Richmond, Missouri, in 1839.

210. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Biographical sketch of Judge Eldridge Burden, a lawyer from Kentucky moving to Lexington, Missouri, in 1833, serving as a state legislator, county judge, and the town's first mayor.

211. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Portrait and biographical sketch of Colonel Sempronius Boyd, a Springfield lawyer and founder of "the Springfield wagon company" in 1872, born in Tennessee in 1828 and raised in Missouri, becoming city...

212. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Biographical sketch of Judge Robert Dodge, a judge and lawyer born in New York in 1823, arriving in Missouri in 1853, teaching at the high school in Savannah, Missouri, before settling in Gallatin, Missouri,...

213. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Biographical sketch of Judge Charles Dobson, a judge in Linneus, Missouri who was born in Virginia in 1848 and moved to Linn County, Missouri, in 1854.

214. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Biographical sketch of Judge George Burckhartt, a judge in Huntsville, Missouri, in Randolph County who was born there in 1823 and became a teacher and then lawyer.

215. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Biographical sketch of Judge John Brasfield, a judge in Platte City, Missouri. He was born in Kentucky in 1825 and engaged in trade on the Santa Fe and California Trails until 1850, returning to Missouri...

216. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Biographical sketch of Judge William Chiles, a judge in Platte City who was born in Kentucky in 1821 and moved to Kansas in 1856 and to Platte City in 1860.

217. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Biographical sketch of James Downing, a farmer in Aullville, Missouri, and former judge in Grundy County, Missouri, born in Kentucky in 1824 and moved to Missouri in 1854.

218. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Portrait and biographical sketch of Philemon Bliss, a lawyer and legislator in Ohio, moving to Kansas in the 1850s as an anti-slavery activist, appointed in 1861 "Chief Justice of Dacotah Territory," moving...

219. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Biographical sketch of David Rice Atchison, or David Atchison, a Missouri federal senator born in Kentucky in 1807. Early Clay County judge starting in 1830 and "Major-General of the northern division...

220. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Biographical sketch of Judge Henry Gronefeld, "one of the present [1878] judges of St. Charles county court," who was born in Germany in 1829 and emigrated to Missouri about 1836, starting out as a blacksmith....