American Journal of Legal History, Vol. 50, No. 1, 2010
23 Pages Posted: 12 Apr 2010
Date Written: March 1, 2010
Explores the career of John B. West (1852-1922), founder of the West Publishing Company, and discusses the reasons why he has become a forgotten man, ignored by the company that bears his name and all but unknown in the profession he single-handedly revolutionized.
Keywords: John B. West, West Publishing Company, career
JEL Classification: K10
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Jarvis, Robert M., John B. West: Founder of the West Publishing Company (March 1, 2010). American Journal of Legal History, Vol. 50, No. 1, 2010; NSU Shepard Broad Law Center Research Paper No. 10-003. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1587054