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Colonel Thomas Swope Obituary
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TitleColonel Thomas Swope Obituary
AbstractObituary for Colonel Thomas Swope (1827-1909), a prominent real estate investor and namesake of Swope Park, dying in 1909. Colonel Swope's body "lay in state" in the rotunda of the Kansas City Public Library at 9th and Locust Streets. His funeral service was held at Grace Episcopal Church at 13th and Broadway at 2:00 p. m. on October 8, 1909, and public schools were dismissed at noon so the children could line the streets through which his cortege would pass.
DateOctober 7, 2009
SourceThe Kansas City Star
Local SubjectSwope, Thomas H.
Item TypeNewspaper Article
Access This ItemThis document is not available online. You may come to the Missouri Valley Room to view it or request a photocopy from the Library's Document Delivery service. https://www.kclibrary.org/services/copy-requests
Item ID119604
CONTENTdm number26268
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