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Citizens Historical Association: Biographicl Data of Kansas Citians
Biographical sketches of Benjamin Foster, the president of Foster Lumber Company, and his father John Foster, the founder of the company. Description of Benjamin, born in 1863 in Leavenworth, Kansas, and...
Biographical sketch of Clifford Jenkins, secretary and treasurer of the Jenkins Music Company at 1217 Walnut Street, born in Illinois in 1869 as the son of John W. Jenkins, raised in Kansas City, and joining...
Biographical sketch of Daniel Boone, Jr., president of Midland Life Insurance Company at 3 East Armour Boulevard. He was born in 1879 in New York, growing up in Saint Louis, and moving to Kansas City in...
Biographical sketch of David Forrester, or D. Bruce Forrester, vice-president and general manager of the General Box Company at 1600 West 8th Street. He was born in Chanute, Kansas, in 1881 and began the...
Biographical sketch of David Thompson Torrens, or David Torrens, chairman of the Kansas City Life Insurance Company at 3520 Broadway. Born in Illinois in 1873 and coming to Kansas City in 1919 as a member...
Biographical sketch of David Victory Whitney, or David Whitney, president of the Kansas City College of Pharmacy at 1721 Baltimore Avenue. Born in Kansas City in 1864 and starting out as a journalist with...
E. Kemper Carter
Biographical sketch of E. Kemper Carter, president of Carter-Waters Corporation at 2440 Pennway Street. He was born in 1884 in Saint Joseph, arriving in Kansas City in 1920 with the Sinclair Refining Company,...
Biographical sketch of Ernest Howard, senior partner of Ash-Howard-Needles & Tammen, consulting engineers at 1012 Baltimore Avenue. He was born in Toronto in 1880 and came to Kansas City about 1901 as...
Biographical sketch of Frank Nowland Daniels, president of Dascomb-Daniels Lumber Company at 5201 East 9th Street, growing up in Lathrop, Missouri, and working at the Pacific House hotel in Kansas City...
Biographical sketch of Frank Perky, manager of the Perky Brothers Transfer & Storage Company at 3212 Independence Avenue (with previous location built in 1913 at 2431 Prospect Avenue, "one of the finest...
Fred Jenkins, Sr.
Biographical sketch of Fred Jenkins, Sr., president of the Jenkins Music Company at 1217 Walnut Street, born in Illinois in 1870 as a son of John W. Jenkins, raised in Kansas City, and joining the business...
Biographical sketch of George Edwards, president of the Edwards-Ludwig-Fuller Jewelry Company at 1115 Walnut Street. He was born in Saint Louis in 1860, raised in Illinois, and lived in Chicago until becoming...
George Muehlebach, Jr.
Biographical sketch of George Edward Muehlebach, Jr., or George Muehlebach, Jr., vice-president and general manager of the George Muehlebach Brewing Company at 316 Oak Street in Kansas City. Description...
Biographical sketch of Godfrey Swenson, president of the Swenson Construction Company in the Victor Building. Born in Sweden in 1876 and emigrating to Kansas City in 1896 as a stonemason, establishing...
Biographical sketch of Grant Stauffer, president and treasurer of the Sinclair Coal Company at 1012 Baltimore Avenue. Born in Hope, Kansas in 1888 and coming to Kansas City in 1911.
Biographical sketch of Harley Davis, auditor and assistant secretary of the Kansas City Power & Light Company at 1330 Baltimore Avenue who was born in Independence in 1883 and entered the telephone business...
Biographical sketch of lawyer and former mayor Henry Beardsley (1858-1938).
Biographical sketch of Henry Kuhn, vice-president of the Kansas City Power & Light Company at 1330 Baltimore Avenue. He was born in Illinois in 1889 and came to Kansas City in 1918 as an engineer after...
Biographical sketch of Henry Long McCune, or Henry McCune, a lawyer in the Fidelity Building, born in Illinois in 1862 and coming to Kansas City in 1890, becoming attorney for the Board of Education.
Henry Van Horn
Biographical sketch of Henry Kirkwood Van Horn, or Henry Van Horn, a partner in the firm of H. K. Van Horn & Son in the R. A. Long Building. Born in Kansas City in 1878 as a son of Dick Van Horn (and grandson...
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