1892 12 31 KC Daily Gazette p23 Watson and Watson

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1892 12 31 KC Daily Gazette p23 Watson and Watson - A STRONG LAW FIRM. Remarkable Success Achieved...
A STRONG LAW FIRM. Remarkable Success Achieved By the Firm of JHeGrcvr & Watson. Among the best known law firm of Kansas City, Kansas, is tbatof McGrew & Watson.com-posed of Henry McGrew, George B. Watson and A. E. Watson. No truer index of the standing and ability of a law firnfean be taken than is afforded by the class of litigation which it handles. To show the high standing of the firm of McGrew & Watson a few of tho cases upon which it has been and is now engaged may be cited. This firm has been retained by the county commissioners to defend the county's interests in the United States circuit court in the celebrated road certificate cases. Messrs. McGrew & Watson are the attorneys for the Eureka Transportation company and are the local attorneys for the Chicago and Alton Railway company. Mr. Watson was the attorney for the American Live Ktock company in an important suit recently ended and won a signal victory in the higher courts. The firm is employed in the eae now pending in the courts to test tho constitutionality of the act of the lagislature consolidating the former cities of Wyandotte, old Kansas City, Kansas, and Armourdale into the present city of Kansas City, Kansas. During his term ot ofnee now closing, Mr. McGrew has conducted some very important litigation for the county, notably in the road cases; having been called upon to make briefs relating to the constitutionality of tho liuchan road law. During four years service as city attorney for old Wyandotte, Mr. McGrew was called npon by virtue of his position to handle some very intricate law questions. - An example at point being the suit instituted apainst the city by the M. E. church, South, which then owned "the property at tiie northwest corner of Seventh street and Minnesota avenue, the litigatioa'growinout of the grading of Minnesota avenue. Mr. McGrew, the senior member of tho firm, is a native of Wyandotte county, beinga eon of ex-Lieutenant Governor McGrew. His early education was received in tho public schools of this city. He is also a graduate of tho Ann Arbor law. school Shortly ?a3ter Lis ad-mi? sion ' to the bar he formed a partnership with Hon. II. L. Alden which lasted until the latter was appointed district judge by Governor Humphrey in 1891. Mr. McGrew was city attorney lor o;d Wyandotte from 1881 to 1835. In the fall of 1890 he received the republican nomination for county attorney and was elected by the people in the following November. . f George 1). Watson's native state is Ohio. He came to Kansas in 1870. He is a graduate of the Kansas state university at Lawrence and of the Columbia law school of New York. On the completion ot his college course he came to this city and united himself with the law firm of Alden & McGrew. - Mr. A. E. Watson, brother of George B., is alio a graduate of the state university. On completion of his studies there he attended the Ann Arbor law school of which institution he is a graduate. a

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  1. Kansas City Daily Gazette,
  2. 31 Dec 1892, Sat,
  3. Page 23

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