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Maurice L. Alden
Birth: Oct. 10, 1873
Kansas City
Wyandotte County
Kansas, USA
Death: Jul. 31, 1934

MAURICE L. ALDEN, a son of the late Judge Henry L. Alden, has since his admission to the bar in 1898 become a prominent member of the Kansas City legal profession and inherits many of the enviable qualities that distinguished his father. He was born in old Wyandotte, now Kansas City, Kansas, October 10, 1873, was educated in the public schools, graduating from the Kansas City Kansas High School in 1891 and from the Kansas State University in 1895. At the age of twenty-one he became secretary to Congressman O. L. Miller, who represented the Second Congressional District of Kansas in Congress, and two years later was made assistant secretary to United States Senator Lucien Baker from Kansas. It was while he was at Washington, D. C., as secretary to Congressman Miller and assistant secretary to Senator Baker that he attended law school. The sessions of the Columbian University (now George Washington University) were held at night, and so during the day he attended to his duties as secretary and at night attended the law school. He graduated from the law school in 1897. He left Washington in 1898 and entered the law office of Lathrop, Morrow, Fox & Moore, one of the large law firms of Kansas City, Missouri. He was admitted to the bar in Missouri and in Kansas in 1898. After practicing one year in Kansas City, Kansas, where he has opened an office in Kansas City, Kansas, where he has practiced ever since. He was a member of the firm of Alden, McFadden & Alden from 1900 to 1901. Since February 1, 1901, he has been associated with Edwin S. McAnany under the firm name of McAnany & Alden and has enjoyed a large and lucrative practice. Mr. Alden was the first public administrator in the State of Kansas being appointed public administrator of Wyandotte County by Governor Bailey upon the taking effect of the act creating that office in Wyandotte County June 1, 1903. At the expiration of his appointive term he was re-elected, serving until January, 1907. Mr. Alden has not only been very active in the practice of his profession, but has distinguished himself in the business world as well, being a director and officer in several large and successful manufacturing and financial institutions. He is a thorough business man, and is ready to support any movement for the advancement of his home city. He is a member of the Chamber of Commerce, the Rotary Club, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, and he and his wife are members of and take much interest in the affairs of the First Congregational Church. He is a trustee of Washburn College at Topeka. On October 10, 1901, he married Miss Edna W. Warkentin of Newton, Kansas. They have two children, John Alden and Bernhard Alden.
Maurice L Alden
United States Census, 1900
birth: October 1873 Kansas
residence: 1900 Kansas City Ward 3, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States
father: Henry Alden
mother: Mary F Alden
other: Cora F Alden, Francis Alden, Hattie H Spencer
Family links: 
  Henry Leroy Alden (1847 - 1913)
  Mary F. Cruise Alden (1854 - 1922)
  Edna Wella Warkentin Alden (1876 - 1967)*
  John F. Alden (1903 - 1998)*
  Bernard Warkentin Alden (1908 - 1971)*
  Cora Frances Alden Seavey (1871 - ____)*
  Cora Frances Alden Seavey (1871 - 1944)*
  Maurice L. Alden (1873 - 1934)
  Frances E. Alden Grubel (1882 - 1919)*
*Calculated relationship
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Greenwood Cemetery
Harvey County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Entombed Warkentin Mausoleum, Blk 12, Lot 25
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Record added: Apr 11, 2009
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