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A. Louis Michaels
Biographical sketch of Dr. A. Louis Michaels, "a physician and surgeon of fiteen years' successful practice in Kansas City," born in Illinois in 1854.
A. S. Lyman
Biographical sketch of A. S. Lyman, "one of the leading lawyers of the Kansas City bar," born in New York City in 1853 and coming here in 1885, becoming a Missouri state representative.
A. S. Marley
Biographical sketch of A. S. Marley, "an attorney at law of Kansas City," born in Indiana in 1861 and coming here in 1880.
Abraham Chrisman, Jr.
Biographical sketches of Abraham Chrisman, Jr., and his father, Abraham Chrisman, Sr., both farmers in Jackson County, Missouri. Description of the elder's move to Independence from Virginia as a pioneer...
Biographical sketch of Alden Millard, publisher of "the Millard Implement Directories of Kansas City, Omaha and St. Louis" starting in 1886 and "justice of the peace of Independence," Missouri, starting...
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...
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.
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.
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...
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.
Biographical sketch of August Breunert, "vice-president of the College of Pharmacy, of Kansas City," moving from Poland to America in the mid-1800s, learning the drug business in Leavenworth, Kansas, and...
Avis Elida Smith
Biographical sketch of Dr. Avis Elida Smith, or Avis Smith, an early woman physician of Kansas City. Born in Illinois in 1851 and coming to Kansas City in 1884 as an obstetrician and head "of the medical...
Photo and bio of Major Benjamin Jones, or B. F. Jones, "secretary and general manager of the Water Works Company," born in Georgia in 1831 and coming to Kansas City about 1873.
Photo and bio of George Briant, a Santa Fe Trail freighter for F. Y. Ewing and then Russell, Major & Waddell, while living in Kansas City, then after the Civil War opening "the second banking institution...
Biographical Sketch of Nathan Lipscomb
Biographical sketch of Nathan Lipscomb, a prominent farmer and native of Jackson County, born here in 1843 and serving the Confederacy in the Civil War. Description of his father, Joel H. Lipscomb (1813-1893),...
Biographical sketch of Dr. Brummell Jones, "physician and surgeon," born in North Carolina in 1845 and coming to Kansas City in 1882 as a teacher at the University Medical College of Kansas City.
C. B. Hardin
Biographical sketch of Dr. C. B. Hardin, a physician born in Lafayette County, Missouri, in 1857 and coming to Kansas City about 1881.
C. E. Clark
Biographical sketch of Dr. C. E. Clark, a physician from Illinois arriving in Kansas City in 1887, a former professor at the Kansas City Medical College and in the 1890s the medical examiner for businesses...
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