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Charles Lockridge
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TitleCharles Lockridge
AbstractBiographical sketch of Charles Richard Lockridge, or Charles Lockridge, organizer of the Commercial Bank and overseer of his father's estate, born in Kansas City in 1860. Description of his father, Thomas Lockridge, a prominent builder and lumberman coming to Kansas City in the early 1840s from Kentucky.
NotesPage 670: "Thomas J. Lockridge in his early manhood [in the early 1840s] engaged in the sawmill and lumber business and thus utilized all of the walnut timber which originally grew here from [18th Street] south. He built the first hall in Kansas City at the corner of [5th] and Main street and it was the first building to be lighted by kerosene, candles having been used previous to that time."
AuthorCarrie Westlake Whitney
Date1908
Locationq977.8411 W61
Volume3
Page670-671
Local SubjectLockridge, Charles R.
Lockridge, Thomas J.
Halls
Firsts
Item TypeBook
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Item ID115565
CONTENTdm number6107
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