George A. Neal, a leading member of the Kansas City
bar, was born December 17, 1856, at Louisville, Kentucky. He was
educated at Smithfield College, Ky., and was admitted to the bar in
March, 1881. He began practicing law at Osceola, Mo., and after
nine years there moved to Kansas City.
In 1894 Mr. Neal was chairman of the
committee that prosecuted election frauds. He was a delegate to
the National Republican Convention in Chicago in 1888 and to the
Minneapolis convention in 1892, serving on the same committee with
At Osceola in 1889 he was appointed United
States District Attorney.
Mr. Neal is a Mason, a member of the A. O. U.
W., and a member of the Methodist Church.
He was married in December, 1881, to Miss
Lily B. High, of Louisville, Ky. They have three children.
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