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F. Richard Weber
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TitleF. Richard Weber
AbstractBiographical sketch of F. Richard Weber, a lawyer since 1921 born in Kansas City in 1895. Description of his father, Frederick Weber, Sr., a wagonmaker emigrating from Germany to Saint Louis in 1847 and relocating in the late 1840s to Westport Landing (later Kansas City, Missouri) and then Wyandotte, Kansas (later Kansas City, Kansas), moving back to the Missouri side in 1856 as owner of "the site now occupied by Thompson's restaurant on Main street for his wagon factory."
NotesPage 8: "Frederick Weber made many covered wagons for pioneers who were going over the Santa Fe trail and also repaired many vehicles which had made the journey overland from the east." He also built "the first permanent business structure on Walnut street, south of [9th Street]."
AuthorWilliam Rufus Jackson
Date1935
SourceMissouri Democracy
LocationMVSC Q 329.3 J14
Volume3
Page8-9
SubjectBuildings
Carts & wagons
Local SubjectWeber, F. Richard
Weber, Frederick, Sr.
IllustrationsYes
Item TypeBook Section
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Item ID122842
CONTENTdm number10124
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