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201. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Photo and bio of Reverend Nathan Scarritt (1821-1890), "minister and benefactor" of Kansas City. Native of Illinois moving to the Shawnee Indian Mission about 1848 as a teacher and missionary before relocating...

202. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Philip Henn (1835-1906), a real estate investor, former City Councilman, and co-builder of the German Catholic Church at 9th and McGee Streets, born in Germany and emigrating to...

203. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of William Sternberger, a storekeeper and resident at a building constructed by him on 15th Street. Born in Detroit in 1867 and coming to Kansas City in 1887 as a wholesale dry goods...

204. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Photo and bio of S. Y. High, "superintendent of the waterworks of Kansas City," born in Pennsylvania in 1856 and coming to Kansas City in 1888 as superintendent of the Kansas City Nut & Bolt Company, "appointed...

205. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Ralph Stout, "managing editor of the Kansas City Star." Native of Michigan coming to Kansas City in 1886 as a newspaper reporter and then city editor of the Star in 1892 at 11th...

206. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Photo and bio of Robert Hilliker (1830-1903), "well known as a pioneer, banker, contractor and manufacturer," a native of New York coming to Kansas City in 1865 as a building contractor for "over one thousand...

207. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of John Wesley Speas, or John Speas, "a prominent business man of Kansas City." Born in Jackson County, Missouri in 1862 and starting out as a bookkeeper before becoming "president...

208. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Henry Burgin, "president of the American Land and Security Company of Kansas City," born in Virginia in 1845, moving to Missouri in 1862, becoming a school superintendant in Iowa,...

209. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Albert Heslip, "filling the position of county marshal," born in Ohio in 1853 and coming to Kansas City in 1869 as a farmer with residence at 75th and Summit Streets.

210. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Photo and bio of Charles Boob, "treasurer of the Kansas City Sash and Door Company," born in Pennsylvania in 1856, and arriving in Kansas City in 1880 after two years in Kansas, working for "the Lovejoy...

211. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of R. Harry Jones, "partner and manager of the Ginocchio-Jones Fruit Company," born in Saint Louis in 1863 and coming to Kansas City in 1885 as an "employe[e] of Kesting & Smith, wholesale...

212. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Photo and bio of R. E. Shryock, president of the R. E. Shryock Real Estate & Loan Company" organized by him in 1903. Born in Illinois in 1860 and raised in Jackson County.

213. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of T. Percy Bryan, manager of the Gray-Bryan Coal Company starting in 1904. He was born 1873 in Dexter, Kansas, arriving in Kansas City in 1885 and entering the coal business in 1893...

214. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Garland Jones, a lawyer born in Virginia in 1873 and coming to Kansas City about 1898.

215. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Addison Shackleford, a wallpaper merchant. Born in Cooper County, Missouri in 1867 and coming to Kansas City about 1882 as a "wall paper store" worker before opening his own store...

216. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Walter Hinchman, "vice-president of the Kemper Grain Company," born in Winchester, Kansas, in 1868 and coming to Kansas City in 1896 with residence at 36th and Locust Streets.

217. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Lemuel Crosby, "engaged in the contracting business in Kansas City for the past quarter of a century or more." He was born in Nova Scotia, Canada, in 1846, involved in the Civil...

218. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of William Boone, "a member of the firm of Platt and Boone, real estate dealers, with offices at Tenth and Walnut streets." He was born in Kentucky in 1868 and arrived in Kansas City...

219. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Jesse Jennings, "manager for Jennings & Graham Kansas City depository of the Western Methodist Book Concern," born in Indiana in 1852 and coming to Kansas City in 1904 with residence...

220. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biography of Fred Adams, a bank teller for the Kansas City State Bank until 1901, becoming the county collector for Jackson County, Missouri.