Thomas Jefferson Seehorn was born April 18. 1863, in
Fall Creek, Illinois. He spent his boyhood on the farm,
attending the district schools in winter, and finished his academic
education at Chaddock College, Quincy, Ill.
He then accepted a position as teacher in the
college, then being but twenty-two years old. For two years he
studied law, and after his admittance to the bar, first practiced in
He came to Kansas City in 1887, and allied
himself with the late Blake Woodson, the partnership continuing until
In 1892 Mr. Seehorn was elected Public
Administrator, and re-elected in 1896. His record stands as a
marvel of honesty and efficiency.
He has always been an active worker in the
Democratic ranks, and has at various times served as secretary of the
County and City Committees.
He is an Elk and a Knight of Pythias.