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1. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of Joseph Mercer, former Missouri state treasurer and Jackson County treasurer living in Independence. Born in Platte City, Missouri, in 1845 and serving in the Civil War before becoming...

2. Abram Nave Abram Nave 1878 Photo and bio of Abram Nave, a Saint Louis grocer with a branch business in Kansas City. Born in Tennessee in 1815 and emigrating to Saline County, Missouri in 1816 with his parents before starting a mercantile...

3. Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Plains //1858 (second edition 1950) Description of Anthony Richters as the second to open a store in Kansas City in 1840 (after Thomas Smart in 1839), selling "groceries and Indian goods" here before moving to Westport.

4. Biographical sketch of Thomas Green Biographical sketch of Thomas Green 1888 Biographical sketch of Thomas Green, a grocer and co-founder of the T. Green Grocery Company who was born Ireland in 1837 and emigrated to Kansas City in 1858, starting out as a carpenter and then entering...

5. Calvin Thompson Calvin Thompson 1896 Photo (of the D. L. Thompson residence) and biographical sketch of Calvin Thompson (1818-1894), a farmer and grocer residing just east of Independence, Missouri born in Virginia. Also father of David Leslie...

6. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians 1938 Biographical sketch of Isadore Singer, president of the Hamm-Singer Corporation at 200 Grand Avenue. Born in Kansas City in 1896 and joining his father's grocery business in 1914 before starting his own...

7. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians 1938 Biographical sketch of Samuel Woodson, a retired resident of Independence, Missouri. Born in Independence in 1857 and becoming a lawyer in Kansas City until 1883 and then a grocer until moving back to...

8. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians 1938 Biographical sketch of Victor Wilson, president of the Ryley-Wilson Grocery Company at 1500 Saint Louis Avenue in Kansas City. Born in Louisville in 1886 and raised in Kansas City.

9. David Meriwether David Meriwether 1896 Photo and bio of David Meriwether, "a prominent merchant of Westport" born in Georgia in 1842 and serving in the Civil War before moving to Westport Township of Jackson County, Missouri, in 1868 as a farmer...

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 Photo and bio of James McCord, a wholesale grocer born in Virginia in 1826 and moving to Missouri in 1835, to Savannah, Missouri in 1849, and then to Saint Joseph, Missouri in 1857 with a Kansas City branch...

11. 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 Photo and bio of Henry Topping, a grocer and former "civil engineer." Born in New York in 1835 and coming to Kansas City after service for the Union in the Civil War in 1866 as a grocer, establishing a...

12. History of Kansas City, Missouri History of Kansas City, Missouri 1888 Photo and bio of Gus Sauer, "commission merchant of Kansas City." Born in Austria in 1846 and emigrating to Kansas City in 1858 with his parents before becoming "employed successively by Charles E. Kearney,...

13. Imperial Kansas City, 1900: Her Wonderful Growth and Resources Imperial Kansas City, 1900: Her Wonderful Growth and Resources 1900 Description of the Gus. O. L. Sauer Commission Company, founded in 1877 at 407 Walnut Street by Gus Sauer, "a native of Germany" residing "in Kansas City forty-one years."

14. John Thomson John Thomson 1896 Biographical sketch of John Thomson, "clerk of the criminal court of Kansas City." Born near Independence, Missouri in 1841 and coming to Kansas City in 1868 as a grocer before traveling to Santa Fe and...

15. Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance May//1886 Description of the "wholesale grocers, St. Louis Avenue and Mulberry Street."

16. Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance May 1886 Description of the "merchandise brokers, 1318, 1320, 1322 and 1324 Union Avenue," specializing in "canned goods, beans and California fruits both green and dried."

17. Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance May//1886 Entry describing the Kansas City Storage & Commission Company business "[w]holesale fruit and produce, Santa Fe Street and Union Avenue."

18. Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance May//1886 Entry describing the business of the Missouri Commission Company, dealing in "[g]eneral commission, produce, fruit, flour and game, no. 505 Walnut Street."

19. Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance May//1886 Entry describing the business of Adelbert S. Haines, "[g]eneral produce commission merchant, 416 Delaware Street," opened in 1868, specializing in "fine butter, cheese, eggs, wool, hides, etc., also high...

20. Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance May//1886 Portrait and biographical sketch of Charles Perrin, co-founder in 1880 of Perrin Brothers, "wholesale dealers in fancy groceries." Born in Kentucky in 1848 and coming to Kansas City in 1868 as a western...