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Arthur W. Lawson Is Killed: Cab Firm Head Hit by Truck
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TitleArthur W. Lawson Is Killed: Cab Firm Head Hit by Truck
AbstractVertical file containing a photo and obituary for Arthur Lawson, "53, president of the Consolidated Cab company," who was "fatally injured" when "struck by a truck." Lawson was born in Bunceton, Missouri and came to Kansas City in with his family in 1902. His Consolidated Cab Company was located at 2331 Vine Street, and his residence was with his mother at 2930 Mersington Avenue.
NotesLawson was also "founder of the Blue Line taxi cab company, which operated at 24th and Vine Sts. for many years. In 1947 Lawson's Blue Line merged with seven other cab companies in what was named the Consolidated Cab company, the first Negro-owned radio-equipped taxi company in the city."
DateSeptember 9, 1953
SourceKansas City Call
LocationRamos Vertical File: Biography J-P
See AlsoMicrofilm
Local SubjectLawson, Arthur W.
African Americans
Taxicabs
Consolidated Cab Company
Accidents
IllustrationsYes
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. http://www.kclibrary.org/copy-requests
Item ID215711
CONTENTdm number29420
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