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I. B. Kimbrell
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I. B. Kimbrell was born in Irving, Kentucky, September 8, 1862.  He first went to school at Ayers' Academy, College Hill, Ky., and in 1872 his father, a farmer, removed to Galloway County, Missouri.

     The subject of this sketch finished his education at Central College, Fayette, Mo., completing his course with unusual credit.

     Mr. Kimbrell began the practice of law when he was twenty-four years old, locating in Aurora, Mo., and from there went to Webb City, where he practiced for a while.  In 1891 he came to Kansas City, where he has ever since remained.

     Mr. Kimbrell has always been an active worker for the success of the Republican party, and in 1901 his party loyalty was rewarded and his ability recognized by appointment to the position of Assistant Prosecuting Attorney.

     He married Miss Lillian Lease in 1888 at Centralia, Mo., and is the father of four children, Kate, Lorna, Marian, James.
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