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Lawyer

Joseph Hampton Mc Dowell, American lawyer. Bar: Missouri bar 1930, Kansas bar 1931, Nebraska bar 1935.

Background

Dowell, Joseph Hampton Mc was born on October 15, 1907 in Belleville, Kansas, United States. Son of Joseph Hampton and Nellie P. (Sandels) McDowell.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, Kansas University, 1931.

Career

Attorney Kansas Corporation Commission, Topeka, 1931-1933, Federal Land Bank Wichita, Kansas, 1933-1934, The Home Owners' Loan Corporation, Omaha, 1934-1935. Judge City Court, Kansas City, 1936-1940. County attorney Wyandotte County, Kansas, 1940-1942.

Practice in Kansas City, since 1945. Member firm McDowell, Rice & Smith (and predecessor), since 1948. Member Kansas Senate, 1948-1964.

Mayor Kansas City, 1964-1971. Professor labor law Rockhurst College, Missouri, 1941, 45.

Achievements

  • Bar: Missouri bar 1930, Kansas bar 1931, Nebraska bar 1935.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Building a City. Contributor articles to legal journals.

Membership

President Channel 19, Public television, Kansas City, Missouri, 1974. Board directors Greater Kansas City Foreign Trade Zone, since 1964, Mid-American Arts Alliance, since 1978. President Kansas League Municipalities, 1966, Kansas City Area Chamber of Commerce, 1974.

Board governors National League Cities, 1970. Served to captain United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1942-1945. Member Bar Association State Kansas, Wyandotte County Bar Association (president 1981), Kansas University Alumni Association (director since 1971), Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Phi Alpha Delta.

Clubs: Terrace.

Connections

Married Claudene Stone, December 25, 1933. 1 son, Hampton.

father:
Joseph Hampton McDowell

mother:
Nellie P. (Sandels) McDowell

spouse:
Claudene Stone