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Richard H. Field

Richard H. Field was born in Cherokee County, Georgia December 27, 1853.  He lived in the south until the attainment of his majority, attended private schools and acquiring a thorough classical education.

     Deciding upon the profession of law he began its study, and in 1875 was admitted to the bar.  He only practiced a year in his native State, however, coming out to Missouri in 1876, and locating in Kansas City, where he has ever since been.
     In 1888 he was appointed by Governor Moorhouse to fill a vacancy on the circuit bench, and the appointment was endorsed by a nomination from the Democrats at the next election, thereafter Judge Field was elected by a large majority, and served for four years with distinguished honor.

     At the conclusion of his term he recommenced the practice of law, and ranks high in the Missouri bar.

     He belongs to no societies, no clubs, no organizations.
     Judge Field married Miss Annie Camp, of Marietta, Ga., and they have five children, one boy and four girls.
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