Biographical Sketch of Paul Jean Wall

Paul Jean Wall was born at Wichita on the 19th of October, 1885, and after his graduation in the high school at St. Louis, Missouri, he entered, in 1904, the University of Kansas, in the law department of which he was graduated in 1908 and from which he received the degree of Bachelor of Laws. In June of the same year was recorded his admission to the bar of his native state, and in his chosen profession he is well upholding the prestige of the honored name which he bears., For three years after his admission to the bar he was associated in practice with Judge Henry C. Sluss, his father’s former law partner, and since that time he has conducted a successful individual practice at Wichita, his law business being largely in the domain of real-estate, probate and corporation practice. In April, 1914, by Judge John C. Pollock, presiding on the bench of the United States District Court, Mr. Wall was appointed United States commissioner for the District of Kansas, for a term of four years, and in this office he is giving most effective service.

On the 16th of November, 1910, was solemnized the marriage of Paul J. Wall to Miss Alice Duncan, of Kansas City, Missouri, and they having one daughter, Jean, who was born November 30, 1911.



Connelley, William E. A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans. Chicago : Lewis, 1918. 5v. Biographies can be accessed from this page: Kansas and Kansans Biographies.

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