Isaac Palmer Ryland was born October 6, 1861, in
Lexington, Missouri. He went through the public schools of
Lexington, and then attended Central College at Fayette, Mo., from
which he was graduated in 1881.
Returning to Lexington, he read law in the
office of his father, Judge John E. Ryland, and after gaining
admittance to the bar began the practice of his profession there in
He came to Kansas City in 1888.
The law firm of Ryland & Taylor was
formed, and after the dissolution of this partnership Mr. Ryland
allied himself with Mr. Lyon. For some years, however, he has
been practicing alone.
Mr. Ryland is a member of the Bar Association
and a member of the Commercial Club. He is also a Mason of high
Mr. Ryland married Miss Bessie Knickerbocker
April 14, 1886, in Fayette, Mo., and is the father of four children,
John, Louise, Jeannette, and Robert.