Charles W. Lucas was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania,
January 2, 1870. He attended the public schools and also the
High School in Detroit, to which town his parents had removed.
Later he enrolled himself as a student in Northwestern University and
from there entered the Chicago College of Law. He took his
degree in 1895 and after two years of practice associated himself with
Mr. Max Pam. He remained with Mr. Pam for three years, and in
1900 came to Kansas Cit to accept the position of assistant general
attorney of the Kansas City Southern Railroad, the office he now
Mr. Lucas belongs to the Phi Delta Phi
Fraternity, and since coming to Kansas City has identified himself
with several of the local organizations.
Mr. Lucas married Miss Eva Lane, of
Minneapolis, and they have one boy.