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The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography
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TitleThe National Cyclopaedia of American Biography
AbstractPhoto and bio of Harry Darby (1895-1987), a national senator from Kansas and native of Kansas City, Kansas, starting out "in 1911 as a helper, mechanic, boilermaker, and structural iron worker with the Missouri Boiler Works Co." and becoming president of the company whose name he changed to the Darby Corporation. During World War II he manufactured numerous ocean-going ships for the federal government, and in December, 1949 was appointed United States senator. He was also elected to the Hall of Fame of Great Westerners by the National Cowboy Hall of Fame through his activity with the American Royal and work toward the creation of the Agricultural Hall of Fame in Bonner Springs, Kansas.
Date1952
LocationSC 73: Collection of Magazine Article Photocopies
VolumeH
Page26-27
Local SubjectDarby, Harry
Senators
Item TypeBook
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Item ID110253
CONTENTdm number4559
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