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Biographical sketch of Alexander Bettis, vice-president of the Kansas City Power and Light Company since 1924, starting with the company in 1904, before that working for the Home Telephone Company. Description...
Portrait and biographical sketch of General Alexander Doniphan. He was born in 1808 in Kentucky, arrived in Missouri in 1830 as a lawyer, moved in 1833 to Liberty, was elected state representative in 1836,...
Description of Alexander Majors by the author, explorer Sir Richard Burton (1821-1890), upon their meeting in Saint Joseph in 1859 as "formerly one of the contractors for supplying the army in Utah--a...
Biographical sketch of Dr. Alexander Baxter Sloan, or Alexander Sloan, a Kansas City physician. Born in Cole Neck, Missouri in 1827 and raised in Lee's Summit, Missouri before traveling to California in...
Biographical sketch of Major Alf Brant, "superintendent of the Kansas City workhouse," moving to Missouri in 1857. He served in the Union army in the Civil War, in 1876 moved to Kansas City. starting the...
Alfred Benjamin Memorial
Description of the memorial to the vice-president of Abernathy Furniture Company and philanthropist.
Biographical sketch of Alfred Gregory, "of the firm of Beardsley, Gregory & Flannelly, attorneys at law, Kansas City," born in Maryland in 1858 and coming to Kansas City in 1887 as a lawyer.
Alfred J. Miller
Biographical sketch of Alfred J. Miller, "purchasing agent of the M. K. & T. railway system," born Pennsylvania in 1865 and moving to Sedalia, Missouri, in 1892. Not to be confused with the artist Alfred...
Alfred N. Gossett
Photo and biographical sketch of Alfred N. Gossett, a lawyer born in Sharpsburgh, KY in 1861 and moving with his family to Independence, MO in 1867. Gossett started practicing law in Kansas City in 1883,...
Allan Saint John
Photo and bio of Allan Saint John or Allan St. John, "candidate for Assessor of Jackson County." Born in Lathrop, Missouri about 1869 and establishing the Minden Monitor and Sheldon Enterprise newspapers...
Photo and bio of Allen McGee (spelled here "Allan"), a businessman and in 1896 "the only survivor of the family of James H. and Nellie (Frye) McGee." Born in Kentucky in 1815 and coming to Kansas City...
Biographical sketch of Dr. Alphonso Hunt, a physician born in Lawrence, Kansas, in 1857 and coming to the Kansas City in around the early 1880s, residing at 2901 Main Street.
American Sash & Door Company City Directory Entry
There are no entries for the American Sash & Door Company from 1903 to 1905 or 1971 to 1973. According to the directories, the company's address from 1906 to 1960 was the southeast corner of 16th and Bellefontaine...
American Sewing Machine
Description of business at 1026 Main Street carrying sewing machines billed as the only machine of its kind. It had "a self-setting needle" and "self-threading shuttle."
Biographical sketch of Andrew Chiles, a wealthy farmer in Prairie Township of Jackson County from Pennsylvania, moving to Michigan and Illinois before coming to Missouri after the Civil War and becoming...
Andrew Drips Park
Description of the 0.16-acre park acquired in 1882, between Belleview, 16th, and Jarboe Streets, with photo, drawing, and history as being the first city park.
Photo and bio of Dr. Andrew Jackson Snider, or Andrew Snider, a physician born in Kentucky in 1854 and coming to Kansas City in 1881 with residence at 906 East 6th Street.
Photo and bio of Andrew Young, vice-president of "the mammoth business of Montgomery Ward & Company" in Kansas City. Born in Scotland in 1871 and raised in Chicago before coming to Kansas City in 1904...
Anheuser-Busch Brewing Company
Entry describes the history of the Saint Louis brewing company of "Anheuser-Busch, Inc.," listed as being founded in 1857 by Eberhard Anheuser and joined in 1865 by Adolphus Busch.
Anita B. Gorman
This book contains one page personal accounts of the lives of numerous women from the Kansas City metro area, as well as their photograph. Includes Anita B. Gorman, Commissioner, Missouri Department of...
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