James William Hull as born May 10, 1973, in Weston,
Missouri. His father, Walter S. Hull, is one of the pioneer
residents of Platte County, having emigrated from Kentucky in
1840. His mother, Susan A. Lowe, was the daughter of the Rev.
Shelton Lowe, a Baptist minister, and who, by the way, enjoyed the
distinction of cousinship with Jefferson Davis.
The subject of this sketch attended the
public schools, and the entered Washington University in St.
Louis. He was graduated from the dental department in 1897, and
in 1898 came to Kansas City, where he commenced the practice of his
Mr. Hull is a member of the Missouri Dental
Association, and was vice-president of the body in 1901. He has
also occupied the position of demonstrator of the operative dentistry
in the Western Dental College, and is a member of the Kansas State
Dr. Hull is a Mason, having taken all the
degrees in the York rite, being a member of the Temple 299, A. F.
& A. M., Orient Chapter, 102 Royal Arch Masons, Oriental
Commandery 126, Knights Templar, Shekinah Council, Royal and Select
Masters, and is also a Shriner. He belongs to the University
Club, the Knife and Fork Club, and the Evanston Golf Club.