BORLAND, William Patterson

BORLAND, William Patterson
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
About this object
1867–1919

Biography

BORLAND, William Patterson, a Representative from Missouri; born in Leavenworth, Kans., October 14, 1867; attended the public schools; was graduated from the law department of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1892; was admitted to the bar and commenced the practice of law in Kansas City, Mo., the same year; assisted in the organization of the Kansas City School of Law and served as dean 1895-1909; member of the board of freeholders directed to draft a charter for Kansas City in 1898; also engaged as an author on law subjects; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-first and to the four succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1909, until his death; unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1918 to the Sixty-sixth Congress; died near Coblenz, Germany, while on a Masonic mission abroad, on February 20, 1919; interment in Elmwood Cemetery, Kansas City, Mo.

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Bibliography / Further Reading

Borland, William Patterson. The Law of Wills and the Administration of Estates. Kansas City, Mo.: Vernon Law Book Company, 1915.

------. Notes on the Law of Wills and the Administration of the Estates of Deceased Persons. Kansas City, Mo.: Vernon Law Book Co., 1907.

United States. Congress (65th, 3rd session : 1918-1919). William P. Borland (late a representative from Missouri) Memorial addresses delivered in the House of Representatives of the United States, Sixty-fifth Congress, third session, March 2, 1919. Prepared under the direction of the Joint Committee on Printing. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1922.

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