685. William A.5 Alderson (Benjamin Amos4, Abel3, Thomas2, John1) was born in St Charles, St Charles Co, MO 1 October 1856.(2038)
He married Mabel H. Haines in Cherokee Co, KS, 28 October 1881.(2039) Mabel was born in Muncie, IN January 1862.(2040)
[Benjamin and Mary's] son William A. Alderson was born 1 October 1856 at St. Charles, MO. William was educated at West Nottingham Academy in Cecil Co., MD and Lafayette College in eastern PA. He taught schoool and worked on newspapers for a time and then studied law under the Hon. Theodorie F. McDearman of St. Charles. He was admitted to practice 1 October 1878. He began his law practice in Kansas City, MO with Holmes and Dean Law Offices. In 1885, Mr. Alderson was made 1st Counsellor of Kansas City, a post he held for 4 years. In 1895 he moved to St. Louis, MO after spending 14 months in NY. In October 1880 he married Miss Mabel Haines, a native of Muncie, IN, who had moved to KS near Kansas City. They were the parents of 3 sons and a daughter. [Helen Boswell, July 1980, citing History of Bar and Bench in MO, p. 135-136.]
William A. Alderson and Mabel H. Haines had the following children:
1613 i. Erville6 Alderson was born in MO September 1882.
1614 ii. Ralph H. Alderson was born in MO March 1885.
1615 iii. Walter Allen Alderson was born in MO 24 September 1886.(2041) Walter died 4 February 1958 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co, CA, at 71 years of age.(2042)
1616 iv. Aileen Alderson was born December 1891.
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