Monthly Archives: January 2013

Graham, R. J.

R. J. Graham, attorney at law, is a native of Pennsylvania. He has been practicing law since 1877, and has been a resident of Ottawa the past two years. He has filled the office of county attorney of Sheridan county, … Continue reading

Jenks, W.S.

W. S. Jenks attorney and counsellor at law is a graduate of the school of law of the University of Kansas class of 1887. Law is the noblest profession on earth, because to be a successful lawyer a man must … Continue reading

Kerr, H. A.

H. A. Kerr is one the brilliant attorney’s of our city. He was admitted to practice in McPherson county about eleven years ago, practiced there, and in Sumner county from whence he came last spring. He is admitted to practice … Continue reading

Pleasant, Walter

Walter Pleasant, attorney at law, is a graduate of the Kansas School of Law, class of 1893, and from the time of his admission to the bar has been practising in Ottawa. Mr. Pleasant is a self made man and … Continue reading

Deford, Col. J. W.

Col. J. W. Deford has been practicing law since 1860. He is a native of Pennsylvania, and removed to Ottawa in 1867, and has, with the exception of three years, been in continuous practice here. He has tried causes in … Continue reading

Sumner, W.

W. Sumner is one of the veteran abstracters of Kansas, and has been located in Ottawa 24 years. His offices are at 209 South Main street. He also negotiates loans of eastern capital. Mr. Sumner thoroughly understands the business of … Continue reading

Branson, E. L.

E. L. Branson is one of our prominent young attorneys. He is a graduate of Cornell University school of law class of 1893. He is serving his second term as one of the justices of the county and so admirably … Continue reading

State Bank of Ottawa

? financial standing of our city is ? due to the strong banking ? which it possesses and ? strong towers of finance have done more to aid in advancing this great and enviable financial position than the State Bank … Continue reading

People’s National Bank

It needs no high-sounding advertisement to tell that times in Franklin County, Kansas, are prosperous. The fact advertises itself. Corn and wheat bins are bursting with importance of it. Enjoying the full share of this general good fortune, the People’s … Continue reading

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