Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas. Page: 205 of 1,110
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L IIISTOU Y OF DA L1-AS' COUNT
iron bars passing horizontally across tie win.
dow through the casing and into tie walls,
and three and one-fourtlh-inches square iron
bars, placed perpendicularly, passing through
the horizontal bars and casing into the wall
above and beluw."
The first lawyer that arrived in Dallas
county was Jolll C. McCoy, in 1845, front
Jeffiri otville, Ind(liana; next came lIon. Nat.
Ml. Burford., in 1848; then Hon. Joln J.
G(sx, in 1857; shortly afterward cameJohn
As can be seen in records of the officers of
the county, each of tlhes gentlemen attained
iltitnctioil and emineette in their profession
an,! tilled highly places of honor. Onward las
ttue bNr of I)allas grown in reputation for
lawyers of superior ability util to-day it is
rardelc aTxs equal to any bar in the South,
Ilt that of rany city of the population of
Ddl!a in th e United States.
Some of its members at present are
honored with sozne of the highest offices in
the StatO, viz.: John L. Ilenry is a mllember
of the Suplrete Court, J ud(ge J. M. Hurt,
memtnlor of lth Court of Appeals, andl Clharles
A. C(ullbereo, Attorney Genera! of the State.
The following is n list of the present mem1tcr,
of )Dalas Balr:
Alexander and Clark, W. A. Kemp,
It i, Allei, J. A. Kelley,
tJ IL Ast'in, . E.. I Knight,
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Lewis Publishing Company. Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas., book, 1892; Chicago, Illinois. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth20932/m1/205/: accessed January 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Public Library.