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An Outsider Takes a Peek into the Life of William R. Royster, the Last of Kansas City's Old Time Politicians
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TitleAn Outsider Takes a Peek into the Life of William R. Royster, the Last of Kansas City's Old Time Politicians
AbstractPhotos and biographical article about William Reid Royster, or William Royster, "still judged by some to be the most powerful man in Kansas City" politically in 1970. Growing up in Northeast Kansas City (as a member of the Scarritt family) and in 1939 helping to remove Boss Pendergast as a member of the Citizens Association before becoming a city councilman in 1959 "with offices "on the 20th floor of the Scarritt Building" and residence at "the old Scarritt home where he lives with his 94-year-old mother" at 2500 Gladstone Boulevard.
AuthorSusan White
DateMarch//1970
SourceKansas City Town Squire
Locationq051 K159
Volume2
Number4
PageCover, 19-23, 67-71
Local SubjectRoyster, William R.
Scarritt Family
Scarritt-Royster Residence
IllustrationsNo
Item TypeMagazine Article
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Item ID118155
CONTENTdm number17609
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