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Lawyer

Winfield Freeman, American lawyer. member 38th General Assembly of Kansas.

Background

Freeman, Winfield was born on January 3, 1848 in London, Ohio, United States. Son of James F. and Eleanor (Dawson) Freeman.

Education

Education common schools, Winchester, O. Read law in office of Honorary A. Stiver, Winchester. Admitted to Ohio bar, 1869.

Career

Prospective attorney Preble Company, O., 1878-1879. Assistant attorney Solomon Valley Railroad Company, Kansas, 1880-1884. Mayor of Minneapolis, Kansas, 1881.

Attorney and one of promoters Kansas City Elevated Railroad Company, 1884-1888. Councilman, 1887-1889, city counselor, 1880-1892, Kansas City, Kansas. County attorney Wyandotte Company, Kansas, 1893.

Probate judge Wyandotte Company, 1903-1907. Member 38th General Assembly of Kansas. Librarian Kansas State Library, since 1919.

Lecturer on medical jurisprudence, College of Physicians and Surgical, Kansas City, Kansas, 1893, 1902. Republican campaign speaker, since 1880.

Politics

When the Church as a body engages with political issues, it should follow the principles of Christian faith.

Views

As human beings people are a part of a cruel and violent and unjust world that feels like it cannot be changed. By accepting forgiveness and liberation, God enables to resist evil and to live life that can make this world a better place.

Membership

Member 38th General Assembly of Kansas.

Connections

Married Reba Silver, July 6, 1876 (died 1921).; married second, Mistress. Children: Frank, Mistress Nellie F. Griest (both adopted).

father:
James F. Freeman

mother:
Eleanor (Dawson) Freeman

spouses:
Mistress

Reba Silver

children:
Frank Freeman

Mistress Nellie F. Griest Freeman (both adopted)