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1. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Biographical article about Rudolph Kurz (1818-1871), an artist and native of Switzerland traveling on the Mississippi and Missouri River fur trading routes in the mid-1800s, including Saint Joseph and...

2. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Biographical sketch of Aimee Brichaut Guinotte, or Aimee Guinotte, wife of Joseph Guinotte, born in Belgium in 1823 and emigrating to Kansas City about 1852.

3. Arthur Stilwell Arthur Stilwell 1901 Biographical sketch of Arthur Stilwell, a railroad magnate and real estate developer in Kansas City. Born in New York in 1859 and coming to Kansas City in 1879 as a printer with "office on Union Avenue,...

4. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Biographical sketch of Benjamin Stringfellow, "lawyer and Attorney General of Missouri." First a lawyer in Keytesville, Missouri in the 1840s and moving to Weston, Missouri in 1853 as a proslavery activist...

5. Cameron Mann Cameron Mann 1901 Biographical sketch of Cameron Mann, "rector of Grace (Protestant Episcopal) Church, Kansas City," born in New York City in 1851 and coming to Kansas City in 1881 as a "frequent contributor of prose and...

6. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Biographical sketch of Carl Wimar (1828-1862), "eminent as a painter." Native of Germany emigrating to Saint Louis in 1842 and traveling to the Rocky Mountains every year until 1860, "best known by his...

7. Colonel Robert Van Horn Colonel Robert Van Horn 1901 Biographical sketch of Colonel Robert Thompson Van Horn, "distinguished for brilliant and eminently useful services as journalist, soldier and statesman" in Kansas City. Born in Pennsylvania in 1824 and...

8. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Biographical sketch of Colonel Stephen Watts Kearny, (1793-1848), "one of the most illustrious of American soldiers," involved with Colonel Alexander Doniphan in the Mexican War. Description of his life...

9. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Biographical sketch of Dr. John Day Wood, or John Wood, a "banker and physician" of Jackson County. Born in Lafayette County, Missouri in 1843 and moving to Pink Hill, Missouri in 1866 as a doctor before...

10. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Biographical sketch of Dr. John Prescott, a "physician and druggist" of Carterville, Missouri, born in Tennessee in 1849 and moving to Missouri in 1860.

11. Nimrod Polk Nimrod Polk 1901 Biographical sketch of Dr. Nimrod Polk Wood, or Nimrod Wood, a physician born in Jackson County, Missouri in 1857 and moving to Blue Springs, Missouri in 1881 and then to Independence in 1898.

12. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Biographical sketch of Dr. Valcolon Warsaw Mather, or Valcolon Mather, a physician born in Virginia in 1847 and coming to Kansas City in 1868 practicing "allopathy," then moving east and returning to Kansas...

13. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Biographical sketch of Dr. William Stone Woods, or William Woods, "physician and banker" of Kansas City. Born in Columbia, Missouri in 1840 and coming to Kansas City in 1880 as a dry goods merchant and...

14. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Biographical sketch of Frederick Heidorn, Sr. (1815-1881), a native of Germany emigrating to Saint Louis in 1836 "as shoe and harnessmaker, in which business he continued until 1877," also becoming a Union...

15. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Biographical sketch of Henri de Tonti (ca. 1650-1704), "explorer of the Mississippi Valley." Native of Italy emigrating to Illinois in 1678 as a Mississippi River explorer with Frenchman Robert LaSalle,...

16. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Biographical sketch of James Basil Prather, or James Prather "banker, merchant and capitalist" of Maryville, Missouri. Born in Kentucky in 1834 and moving to Nodaway County, Missouri, in 1841 with his...

17. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Biographical sketch of James Mackenzie, "senior member of the firm of J. & W. C. Mackenzie, financial agents of high standing," born in Scotland and coming to Kansas City in 1889.

18. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Biographical sketch of Jeremiah Massie (1809-1898), "a prominent resident of western Missouri from 1857 until the year of his death," born in Kentucky and moving to Independence as a farmer.

19. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Biographical sketch of John Finis Philips, or John Philips, a "lawyer and jurist" and later national representative from Missouri. Born in Boone County, Missouri, in 1834 and moving to Sedalia, Missouri,...

20. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Biographical sketch of John Foster (1832-1899), the founder of the Foster Lumber Company, born in Pennsylvania and moving to Kansas and then Kansas City, with stores in several towns in Kansas and headquarters...