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John Liesveld, Civic Leader, Florist, Dies
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TitleJohn Liesveld, Civic Leader, Florist, Dies
AbstractPhoto and obituary for John Liesveld, "founder and owner 43 years of Liesvelds, a florist shop at 442 Ward Parkway," dying at the age of 70 at his residence at 200 West 67th Terrace. Description of his life and career as a native of Nebraska coming to Kansas City about 1928 as a lawyer and opening his first flower shop on Armour Boulevard about 1933, becoming president of the Country Club Plaza Association and the Kansas City Chapter of the American Red Cross and writing non-fiction books such as 1951's "The Retail Florist."
DateNovember/22/1975
SourceKansas City Times
LocationMicrofilm
Page3A
Local SubjectLiesveld, John H.
Flowers
IllustrationsNo
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID114788
CONTENTdm number25568
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