Hunter M. Meriwether was born in Crittenden County,
Arkansas, July 21, 1861. His early education was in Kentucky,
but he was graduated from Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn.,
both literary and law departments, in 1883 and 1885.
He came to Kansas City in 1885, and was
admitted to the bar in the same year. Mr. Meriwether is perhaps
best known a the man who reclaimed the river front land in the West
He is president of the Federal Investment
Company, which has this work in hand.
Mr. Meriwether was appointed by the County
Court, attorney for the Collector of Revenue, serving from 1890-1900.
In 1887, in Bowling Green, Ky., he was
married to Lucy Underwood Western. They have two children.