|Birth: ||Dec. 19, 1828|
|Death: ||Dec. 7, 1908|
From Topeka Daily Capital paper
VETERAN KANSAS ATTORNEY DEAD
A.H. Case One of Last of the Old School to Go - Came to Topeka When Town was in its Infancy
A.H. Case, one of the oldest lawyers in Topeka, died at his home, 1300 West Tenth street, at 11:30 o'clock last night. He leaves a wife and one son Daniel H. Case (son of 1st wife Helen). The son is now in Honolulu. There are no relatives here except the widow. Funeral arrangements have not yet been made, but probably will be made today.
Mr. Case came to Topeka when the town was a mere village, and built up a noteworthy criminal practice, being rated as one of the best criminal lawyers in the state. Some time today a meeting of the Bar association, probably for tomorrow, to take appropriate action concerning the death of one of its oldest and most highly respected members. Mr. Case continued in active practice until his health made law work impossible. His office is at 119 West Fifth street.
Aderial Hebard Case was born at Troy, Bradford county, Penn; December 19, 1828; and had almost reached his 80th birthday when death came late last night. He did not begin the practice of law until after he was 30 years old. In 1854, he was married to Helen Augusta Kiff, who died March 13, 1870. August 1, 1872, he married Lucie O. Benton, who survives him.
Mr. Case came to Topeka in 1859, just at the height of the border ruffian troubles. He was associated with James H. Lane and many other notable pioneers, and for a time a member of the famous band known as the "Red-Legs". In this band he saw service during the Civil War. In 1859 he began the practice of law, and kept at it the remainder of his life. He was once district attorney for the third judicial district during 1861-1862. He was deputy United States district attorney for four years. He was also internal revenue collector at one time for a period of fifteen months; Charles Curtis, present Senator from Kansas was his law partner at one time.
Helen Augusta Kiff Case (1836 - 1870)
Lucia Ophelia Benton Case (1851 - 1925)*
Plot: Section 12, Lot 3
Created by: t_town_ks
Record added: Nov 28, 2011
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Rest in peace brave soldier|
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RIP - Requiescat In Pace ("may he rest in peace")|
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