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A. S. Van Valkenburgh

A. S. Van Valkenburgh, assistant United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, was born August 22, 1862, at Syracuse, New York.  When he was seven years old his parents moved to Illinois for four years and then to Michigan, where Mr. Van Valkenburgh was graduated from the State University in 1884 with the degree of B.A.

     Mr. Van Valkenburgh came to Kansas City October 25, 1885, and studied law in the office of Dobson & Douglass.  He was admitted to the bar in 1888, and soon afterward formed a law partnership with D. J. Haff.  He continued in the firm of Haff & Van Valkenburgh until June, 1898, when he was appointed to the place of Assistant in the United States Attorney's office.

     Mr. Van Valkenburgh is a leading member of the Bar Association, a charter member of the University Club, and an active Republican.

     He was married to Miss Grace Ingold, of Kansas City, noted as a singer, September 25, 1889.
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