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Captain Walter Whitsett
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TitleCaptain Walter Whitsett
AbstractBiographical sketch of Captain Walter Whitsett, "captain of station No. 1 of the police department." Born in Lafayette County, Missouri in 1867 and coming to Kansas City in the early 1880s as an assistant of Robert Gillham in "the construction of the Brooklyn avenue trolley" before becoming a patrolman for the Kansas City Police Department in 1884 under "Under-chief Thomas M. Spears [actually Thomas Speers]," with residence at 2631 Gillham Road.
AuthorCarrie Westlake Whitney
Date1908
SourceKansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908
LocationMVSC Q 977.8411 W61
Volume3
Page559-560
Local SubjectWhitsett, Walter
Police Officers
Trolleys
IllustrationsYes
Item TypeBook
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Item ID122972
CONTENTdm number10192
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