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Daniel B. Holmes
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Daniel B. Holmes was born in Lexington, Kentucky, March 14, 1850.  He received his early education in the public schools, then attended the Transylvania High School, and in 1870 graduated from Kentucky University at Lexington with the degree of A. B.  He then entered the Harvard Law School, and was graduated from there in 1872 with the degree of L. L. D.  He came to Kansas City in the same year, and soon formed a law partnership with ex-Senator T. V. Bryant, which continued for thirteen years.  For two years he was alone, and then the firm of Karnes, Holmes, & Krauthoff was formed in 1889 and continued for ten years.  He is now senior member of the firm of Holmes & Perry.

     It was in February 6, 1877, that Mr. Holmes married Miss Lyda A. Massey, of Jefferson City, daughter of Hon. James F. Massey, Secretary of State at the commencement of the civil war, and also a member of the Constitutional Convention.  Mr. Holmes is the father of four children, Massey B., now practicing law in New York; Mrs. George B. Langford, Miss Mignon, and Gilbert. *

     Mr. Holmes has served a term as president of the Kansas City Bar Association. 
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* The following corrections were contributed by a reader, highlighted in blue:

Daniel B. (Boone) Holmes

     ...It was in February 6, 1877 (05 Mar 1877 at Cole County, Mo), that Mr. Holmes married Miss Lyda A.(Elizabeth Lydia Adelaide Massey, of Jefferson City, daughter of Hon. -James (Benjamin) F.(Franklin) Massey, Secretary of State at the commencement of the civil war, and also a member of the Constitutional Convention.  Mr. Holmes is the father of four children, Massey B., now practicing law in New York; Mrs. George B. Langford, Miss Mignon, and Gilbert.

Three Children:

Massey Bryant Holmes-Male- Born: 28 Jan 1878,

Sydney Holmes-Male-Born: Aug 1881,

Mignon Gilbert Holmes-Male-Born:  Jun 1884

Daniel Boone Holmes died:05 Nov 1911, Kansas City, Jackson Co., Missouri

Eliza Lydia Adelaide Massey died 1929, Kansas City, Jackson Co., Missouri

 

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