John David Wendorff was born in Jefferson County,
Kansas, September 27, 1864. His boyhood was spent upon the farm,
where he laid the foundation for the physical and intellectual vigor
that place him easily in a class with the best of the younger lawyers
of Kansas City.
Mr. Wendorff was educated at the State
University of Kansas at Lawrence. He left there in 1886, and
taught school for three years in Leavenworth County. During the
years 1889 and 1890 he attended the law school at Ann Arbor, Mich.,
and in February, 1891, he came to Kansas City, and entered the law
office of McDougal & Robinson. Later he became associated
with the firm of McDougal & Sebree, where he now is.
For two years Mr. Wendorff was an Assistant
Prosecuting Attorney under Frank M. Lowe.
He is a Mason, and a member of the Bar