Christopher B. Leavel was born in Newmarket, Platte
County, Missouri, March 18, 1871. His boyhood was spent in
Platte County, his early education being secured in the public schools
of Newmarket, with a later course in the Daughters' College in Platte
City, from which he graduated in 1888.
Deciding upon dentistry as a profession, he
came to Kansas City, and entered the Western Dental College, taking
the degree in 1892. He located here, and has risen to a position
of enviable prominence in his profession.
In addition to his practice, Mr. Leavel is a
secretary of the Leavenworth Construction Company, and also secretary
of the Winner Real Estate Company.
A life-long Democrat, Dr. Leavel has
identified himself prominently with the local organization, and in
1901 served as a member of the County Central Committee.
Dr. Leavel was married June 26, 1895, to Miss
Ida Winner, daughter of Willard E. Winner, and they have two children,
a girl and a boy.