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A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo.
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TitleA Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo.
AbstractPhoto and bio of Captain John Weller (1825-1884), a real estate developer and former riverboat captain. Born in Illinois in 1825 and coming to Jackson County, Missouri in 1854 as a farmer before operating "the Randolph steam ferry, four miles below Kansas City" out of Clay County, Missouri (piloting the steamboats Hattie Weller and J. R. Weller). Later moving to Platte County, Missouri and then Kansas City, building his residence at 1001 Oak Street and "the Nelson-Weller block, at the corner of Missouri avenue and Main street."
Date1896
Locationq091 M53
Page301 (and opposite)-302
Local SubjectWeller, John R.
Steamboats
Pilots
Item TypeBook
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Item ID122276
CONTENTdm number9121
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