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1. David Beals David Beals 1908 Photo and bio of David Beals, "president of the Union National Bank of Kansas City," establishing shoe stores in Saint Joseph, Colorado, Montana, Idaho, and Salt Lake City from 1859 to the 1870s after...

2. Edward Graves Edward Graves 1908 Photo and bio of Edward Graves, "a real-estate dealer and builder" born in Virginia in 1824 and moving to Missouri about 1834 and then to Kansas City about 1871. Description of his renovation and construction...

3. George Brown George Brown 1908 Biograhical sketch of George Brown, retired founder "of the firm of George L. Brown & Son, contractors and builders of Kansas City," born in 1842 in Montreal, Canada and moving to Kansas City in 1852,...

4. George Hucke George Hucke 1908 Biographical sketch of George Hucke, "a prominent contractor," born in Kansas City in 1860 at 12th and McGee Streets, entering the construction industry about 1880 and "buil[ding] many of the better-class...

5. George Schaefer George Schaefer 1908 Photo and bio of George Schaefer (1844-1897), a former builder, grain and meat dealer, and blacksmith of Kansas City. Native of Germany emigrating to Kansas City in 1856 with his parents at their residence...

6. Hal Brent Hal Brent 1908 Photo and bio of Hal Brent, "secretary and treasurer of the Shukert Fur Company and also manager of the Shukert block, one of the finest business buildings in this city." He was born in Kentucky in 1882...

7. Henry Clark Henry Clark 1908 Portrait and biographical sketch of Henry Clark (1849-1907), a native of New York moving to Kansas City in 1876 as a realtor and builder of theaters and other buildings, including the Newmarket Theater...

8. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Photo and autobiography of William Whitehead Taylor, or William Taylor, a retired brickmaker and building contractor. Born in England in 1844 and raised in Kansas City during the border warfare and Civil...

9. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Edward Groves, "serving as alderman of Kansas City from the second ward" of the City Council, born in England in 1849 and emigrating to Kansas City in 1880 as a general contractor,...

10. 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 Ernst Stoeltzing, "a retired hardware merchant." Born in Germany in 1842 and emigrating to Kansas City in 1866 as a tinner before establishing his hardware store in 1868 at 1415 Grand...

11. 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...

12. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Ludwig Breitag, "well known as a stone and building contractor in Kansas City," born in "Prussia, Germany" in 1859 and moving to the United States and arriving in Kansas City in...

13. 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 John Prescott, a builder and former miller. Born in Iowa in 1859 and coming to Kansas City in 1898 as a miller before building "the Terminal Warehouse at Broadway and the Belt Line tracks"...

14. 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 Victor Floweree, "president and treasurer of the Urban Construction Company," a native of Mississippi coming to Kansas City in 1888 as an employee of "the old Metropolitan Grand Avenue...

15. 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 Deveney, "one of the well known building contractors of Kansas City," born in Ireland in 1831 and emigrating to America in 1847, moving to Kansas City about 1867, engaged in...

16. 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 Philip Benz, a retired Kansas City building contractor from "Alsace, France, now a German province," arriving in Kansas City after the Civil War, graduating from Spalding's Commercial...

17. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Louis Hartman, "a well known contractor and member of the city council of Kansas City." He was born in Pettis County, Missouri, in 1864 and came to Kansas City in 1884 as a carpenter,...

18. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Charles Kornbrodt, "of the Kornbrodt Kornice Kompany of Kansas City," born in Germany in 1860 and emigrating to Kansas City in 1885, opening his business in 1898 on Grand Avenue...

19. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of James Lewis Lombard, or James Lombard, "president of the Corn Belt Bank" since 1905, born in Illinois in 1850 and coming to Kansas City in 1885 as president of his own bank, with...

20. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Drury Underwood (1833-1890), a brick manufacturer, former building contractor of Kansas City, and "organizer of the Kansas City Gun Club." Native of Saint Louis, Missouri coming...