Henry Wollman was born in Leavenworth, Kansas, and his
early education was received in the public and high schools of that
town. He then studied the classics under tutors, and, entering
the law department at Ann Arbor, was graduated with high honors.
Returning to Leavenworth, he served as First Assistant City Counselor
for nearly a year before attaining his majority.
In 1881 he came to Kansas City, and at once
took his place in the first rank in his profession. He was
appointed U. S. Commissioner, and for a short time acted as Circuit
Judge under a temporary election of the bar.
In 1899 Mr. Wollman removed to New York,
where he has won fame and fortune, but he still retains a home
interest in Kansas City, where his parents still live.
Mr. Wollman not only enjoys repute as a
lawyer, but as a writer and lecturer. He has contributed
articles on economic questions to all the leading reviews and New York
papers, and while in Kansas City lectured before the universities of
Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska.
For three years Mr. Wollman was president of
the Southwestern Alumni Association of the University of Michigan, and
is a prominent member of the Phi Delta Phi Fraternity. He also
belongs to the Missouri Club in New York, the American Bar
Association, the Lawyers' Club, the Medico-Legal Society, and the
Society of Medical Jurisprudence.