In 1897 a large, double-columned book celebrating the growth and achievements of St. Paul since the late 1840s was published by the Pioneer Press Company. It was titled "Saint Paul: History and Progress." Like other books about the city published at century's end, it had a chapter of "biographical sketches and portraits" of members of the legal community. The sketches varied in length. These judges and lawyers were profiled:
Rensselaer R. Nelson, Walter H. Sanborn, William Mitchell, Loren Warren Collins, Hascal R. Brill, Charles Eugene Otis, Olin Bailey Lewis, George L. Bunn, Greenleaf Clark, Gen John B. Sanborn, Charles Eugene Flandrau, George Clarke Squires, Cushman Kellogg Davis, Frank Billings Kellogg, Hiram Fairchild Stevens, George Brooks Young, William P. Warner, Harris Richardson, Thomas Wilson, Marcus D. Grover, Charles W. Bunn, Henry L. Moss, John M. Gilman, William Dalton Cornish, James J. McCafferty, Henry Johns, Emerson Hadley, John Douglas Armstrong, William G. White, Edward J. Darragh, Ferdinand Barta, Oscar Hallam and David F. Peebles.
The chapter on "The Bench and Bar of St. Paul" is posted here.