Transcribed from volume III, part 2 of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed December 2002 by Carolyn Ward. This volume is identified at the Kansas State Historical Society as microfilm LM195. It is a two-part volume 3.


Charles E. Benton, lawyer, was born at Astoria, Ill.; in 1857; was admitted to the bar in the State of Illinois in 1882; came west, locating in the fall of 1883, at Iola, Kan., where he practiced law until the fall of 1890, when he removed to Fort Scott, Kan., where he now resides. In 1884 Mr. Benton was appointed assistant attorney of the Missouri Pacific Railway Company for southern and eastern Kansas, and in connection with Mr. J. H. Richards was made general attorney of that company in 1908. In May, 1910, Mr. Richards retired from the service of the company, since which time Mr. Benton has been sole general attorney for southern and eastern Kansas. Mr. Benton has been retained as attorney by other large corporations of the state, and served one term as county attorney of Allen county. Mr. Benton was married in 1885 and has three sons.

Page 1401 from volume III, part 2 of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed December 2002 by Carolyn Ward. This volume is identified at the Kansas State Historical Society as microfilm LM195. It is a two-part volume 3.

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VOLUME I

TITLE PAGE / LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
INTRODUCTION

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I

VOLUME II

TITLE PAGE / LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

J | K | L | Mc | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

VOLUME III

BIOGRAPHICAL INDEXES

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Z


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