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William A. Kimsey
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TitleWilliam A. Kimsey
AbstractPhoto and obituary for William Kimsey, a former slave dying at the age of 110 on October 2, 1969. Description of his life and career, "[b]orn into slavery March 20, 1859, in Louisville, Ky.," and brought to Missouri as a child by a white family named Jackson, then coming to Kansas City in the 1920s as a worker at "the Security Stove Manufacturing company on what is now Truman road." Four of Kimsey's children residents of Kansas City, including William B. Kimsey at 1015 Highland Avenue.
SourceKansas City Times
Local SubjectKimsey, William A.
African Americans
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID114196
CONTENTdm number25486
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