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Nelson Case, American lawyer.


Case, Nelson was born on April 22, 1845 in Falls, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Chauncy and Mary Elma (Roberts) Case.


Graduate Illinois Normal U., Normal, Illinois, 1866. Bachelor of Laws, University of Michigan Department of Law. 1869; (Doctor of Laws, Baker U., 1908).


Practiced in Oswego, Kansas, since 1869. Has appeared as counsel in the state courts, United States District and Circuit Courts, and Supreme Court of the United States Court. Appointed probate judge for Labette County by Governor St. John.

1880, and elected and served 2 terms: regent State Normal School, Emporia, Kansas, 6 years, etc. Has served as chairman Republican County Central Committee, and delegate state convs. Helped organize Deming Investment Company, of which was president and general counsel 18 years.

General counsel C. M. Condon & Company State Bank 25 years Trustee Baker U., since 1883, and president of the board, since 1897. Trustee Oswego College, since 1887. Prominent in Sunday School, educational and temperance work.


  • Other Work

    • Author: History of Labette County, 1893. European Constitutional History, 1902. Constitutional History of the United States, 1904.

      The Story of Little Town (history romance), 1915.


Salvation requires work. It can only be accomplished through effort, and this is what the Gospel is all about.


Every human being regardless of its race, gender or sexual orientation should have all human and civil rights.


Every member of a Christian Church should be delicate to other people and use appropriate language while communicating with others.


Married Mary E. Claypool, February 22, 1872 (died 1892). Married second, Georgiana Reed, May 31, 1900.

Chauncy Case

Mary Elma (Roberts) Case

Mary E. Claypool

Georgiana Reed