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John Calvin McCoy, Jr.
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TitleJohn Calvin McCoy, Jr.
AbstractPhoto and bio of John Calvin McCoy, Jr., or John McCoy, Jr. (1853-1905), former "president of the Stock Yards Exchange," commission merchant at the Kansas City Stockyards, and son of John Calvin McCoy, Sr., "a surveyor of the early days, surveying both the old town of Kansas City and Westport." Description of John Jr.'s life and career as a native Kansas Citian starting out as a farmer in Jackson County before becoming "a bookkeeper for the grain firm of Vaughn & Company" and later "a live-stock dealer." Married to "Miss Florida Mason, a daughter of Luther and Martha Mason, both natives of Kentucky, whence they came to Jackson county, Missouri, at an early day, settling near Blue Springs upon a farm, which is still known locally as the Luther Mason farm."
AuthorCarrie Westlake Whitney
Date1908
SourceKansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908
Locationq977.8411 W61
Volume2
Page316-320
Local SubjectMcCoy, John C., Jr.
Mason, Luther
Mason, Florida
McCoy, John C.
IllustrationsYes
Item TypeBook
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Item ID116875
CONTENTdm number6635
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