Hale Holden was born in Kansas City August 11, 1869,
and laid the foundation for his later learning in the public schools
of this city. He was graduated from the High School in 1886, and
in 1890 received the degree of A. B. from Williams College. Two
years later he was graduated from the Harvard Law School, and entered
the law office of Warner, Dean, Hagerman. He became a member of
the firm of Warner, Dean, Gibson & McLeod January 1, 1895.
Subsequently James Hagerman went to St. Louis, and Judge Gibson went
on to the circuit bench in 1898, when the firm became Warner, Dean,
McLeod & Holden.
Mr. Holden was married September 18, 1895, to
Miss Ellen M. Weston, daughter of ex-Lieutenant-Governor Weston, of
Massachusetts, at Dalton, Mass. They have two children, Eleanor
Weston and Hale Holden, Jr.