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Walter B Stevens
Portrait and biographical sketch of Henry Clark (1849-1907), a native of New York moving to Kansas City in 1876 as a realtor and builder of theaters and other buildings, including the Newmarket Theater...
Photo and bio of Henry Clark (1849-1907), a Civil War veteran from New York, engaged as a theater actor and oil speculator in the Midwest, moving to Kansas City in 1876, building the Newmarket Theater...
Biographical sketch of Henry McCune, "juvenile court" judge of Jackson County. Born in Illinois in 1862 and coming to Kansas City in 1886 as a lawyer before becoming judge in 1904.
Biographical sketch of Henry Nottberg, "one of the partners in the United States Engineering Company [at 107 West 13th Street], which was organized in 1904, and makes a specialty of heating, ventilating...
Indian Mounds in Missouri
Descriptions with photos and maps of Indian mounds across Missouri (pages 53-97)and a list of numbers and locations of Indian mounds in Jackson County, Missouri, on page 85.
Biographical sketch of Ira Fleming, "president of the Cherokee & Crescent Coal Company," born in Illinois in 1860 and raised in Clinton, Missouri, coming to Kansas City in 1904 as a mining engineer and...
Biographical sketch of Isaac Dumm, "president of the Reliance Investment Company, conducting a general investment business in stocks, bonds, etc." He was born in Iowa in 1876 and arrived in Kansas City...
Biographical sketch of Jacob Barzen, a German immigrant to Kansas City arriving in 1882 in the grocery business and changing in 1884 to the wholesale liquor business, owning and operating "the Blue Valley...
Biographical sketch of James Hewson (1841-1905), a business man and native of Canada coming to Kansas City in 1869. Description of his various businesses, starting "as a dry goods merchant" at 8th and...
Biographical sketch of James Kenmuir (1838-1902), "associated with the jewelry trade" of Kansas City, a native of Ireland emigrating to Kansas City in 1873 with "a store on Main Street" between 7th and...
Photo and biography of John Adams, the agent "for the Schoenhofen Brewing Company at Kansas City," originally from Ireland, starting in the brewing business in Kansas City in 1878 and a member of several...
John Calvin McCoy, Jr.
Photo 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,...
Biographical sketch of John Crowe, "organizer and promoter of the J. R. Crowe Coal Mining Company." He was born in Ohio in 1858, moving to Weir City, Kansas, in 1884 and engaged in coal, zinc, and lead...
Biographical sketch of John Hackett (1843-1905), "engaged in general contracting business in Kansas City for a number of years," a native of Ireland emigrating to Kansas about 1865, erecting Fort Riley...
Biographical sketch of John Kelly, a hotelier and former railroad conductor born in Ireland in 1839 and emigrating to Kansas City in 1869. Description of his later career as hotel manager of "the Morrison...
Biographical sketch of John Loomas (1854-1901), manager of the construction of Convention Hall in 1899, with residence at 2417 East 12th Street. Description of his life and career as a native of Wisconsin...
John McCoy, Jr.
Photo and bio of John Calvin McCoy, Jr., or John McCoy, Jr. (1853-1905), former "president of the Stock Yards Exchange." Native Kansas Citian and son of John Calvin McCoy, Sr., starting out as a grain...
Photo and bio of John Merrill (1827-1904), a former printer and "proprietor of a lumberyard at the corner of [12th] and Walnut streets" before being moved to 11th and Main Streets, 11th and Baltimore Avenues,...
Photo and bio of Judge John Stone, a real estate investor born in Alabama in 1842 and coming to Kansas City in 1885 as a streetcar line promoter with residence at 3032 Prospect Avenue.
Photo and bio of John Wade, a Kansas City lawyer born in Andrew County, Missouri in 1870. Also a brother of William Wade, "assistant manager of the Kansas City Salt Fish Company."
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