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Colonel Milton Moore

Colonel Milton Moore was born on a farm in Jackson County, January 22, 1846.  His early education was acquired at Chapel Hill College and Wellington Academy.  He studied law with Judge John S. Blackwell.  When he came to Kansas City in March, 1872, he began the practice of law with Blake L. Woodson.  This partnership was dissolved in 1877, and in 1881 he formed a partnership with R. O. Boggess until January, 1890.  E. G. Vaughan was a member of the firm, 1896-97, and in 1899 Colonel Moore took in George H. Kelley.

     Colonel Moore was president of the Bar Association 1898-99.

     He was colonel of the Fifth Missouri Regiment in the Spanish-American war, and as such commanded the Second Brigade, Second Division, Third Army Corps.  He organized the First Battalion of the National Guard in 1886, and was appointed major.  In the same year he organized the Third Regiment, National Guard, and March 24, 1891, was appointed brigadier-general in command of the National Guard of the State.  He resigned in February, 1899.

     He married Mary E. Burns, of St. Joseph, February 25, 1880, and has four children.
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