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George Longan Gordon, American lawyer.


Gordon, George Longan was born on February 10, 1901 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Son of George L. and Ernestine (Snead) Gordon.


Student of University Kansas, 1936, University of Oxford, 1937. Juris Doctor, U. Missouri, 1924.


Admitted to Missouri bar, 1924, Supreme Court of the United States Court bar, 1935. Partner Gordon & Gilmore, 1934, Lathrop, Righter, Gordon & Parker, 1956-1970. Counsel White Eagle division Socony Mobil Oil Corporation, 1947-1955.

General attorney Missouri & Iowa, Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway, 1956-1971. General counsel, director Business Men’s Assurance Company American, 1945-1972, Black, Sivalls & Bryson, Inc., 1946-1969. Secretary-treasurer, director Westport Television, Inc., 1964-1972.


Member of Executive Committee Missouri Public Expenditure Survey. Chairman board of trustees Children’s Mercy Hospital. Member American, Missouri (chairman trusts and real estate law committee 1947-1951), Kansas City bar associations, Chamber of Commerce, Association Life Insurance Counsel (Executive Committee 1958-1961), American Life Convention (state vice president 1953-1954), Lawyers Association Kansas City.

Clubs: Kansas City Country, Kansas City.


Married Jane T. Hemingway, September 2, 1930 (deceased).; married second, Alice P. Scarritt, September 14, 1966. Children: George Hemingway, Jean Arabell, Elizabeth Ernestine.

George L. Gordon

Ernestine (Snead) Gordon

Jane T. Hemingway

Alice P. Scarritt

George Hemingway Gordon

Jean Arabell Gordon

Elizabeth Ernestine Gordon