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J. F. Richards, Self-Made: Richards-Conover Founder, Orphan at 12
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TitleJ. F. Richards, Self-Made: Richards-Conover Founder, Orphan at 12
AbstractPhoto and biographical article about John Francisco Richards, or John Richards (1834-1922), founder and president of the Richards & Conover Hardware Company. Native of Virginia raised in Saint Louis and visiting Jackson County in the early 1850s before starting his own hardware business in Leavenworth, Kansas in 1857 and moving it to Kansas City in 1875 (at 5th and Delaware Streets) and later serving as a judge in Jackson County.
AuthorA. C. Jobes
DateWinter//1970
SourceJackson County Historical Society Journal
Locationq977.841 J14j
Volume13
Number1
Page8-9, 15
Local SubjectRichards, John F.
Richards and Conover Hardware Company
Hardware Stores
Businesses--Early
IllustrationsNo
Item TypeMagazine Article
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Item ID117705
CONTENTdm number17489
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