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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 William Larkin Webb, or W. L. Webb, "editor and proprietor of the Independence Progress, Independence, Missouri." Born in Jackson County, Missouri in 1856 and becoming a teacher...

2. Allan Saint John Allan Saint John Photo and bio of Allan Saint John or Allan St. John, "candidate for Assessor of Jackson County." Born in Lathrop, Missouri about 1869 and establishing the Minden Monitor and Sheldon Enterprise newspapers...

3. American Culture, American Tastes: Social Change and the 20th Century American Culture, American Tastes: Social Change and the 20th Century 1999 References to and brief descriptions of the Committee on Public Information during World War I, and its chairman, George Creel, a former Kansas City journalist, pointing out his efforts with the committee...

4. Andrew French Andrew French 1888 Biographical sketch of Andrew French, "president of the French Commission Company." He was born in Cooper County, Missouri, in 1844, and came to Kansas City in 1868 "as assistant editor of the 'Kansas...

5. Battles and Biographies of Missourians or the Civil War Period of Our State Battles and Biographies of Missourians or the Civil War Period of Our State 1900 Photo and bio of Captain A. A. Lesueur, "editor of the Kansas City 'Times'" and former Missouri state representative and Missouri secretary of state, born in Saint Louis in 1842 and involved in the Civil...

6. Battles and Biographies of Missourians or the Civil War Period of Our State Battles and Biographies of Missourians or the Civil War Period of Our State 1900 Photo and bio of Colonel John Southern, "the well-known attorney of Independence, Mo." Born in Tennessee in 1855 (according to this source) and serving as a Confederate officer in the Civil War before...

7. Battles and Biographies of Missourians, or the Civil War Period of Our State Battles and Biographies of Missourians, or the Civil War Period of Our State 1900 Biographical sketch of Colonel John Courtney Moore, or John Moore, "of General Marmaduke's staff, resident now [1900] in Kansas City, Mo." Description of his life and career, born in Tennessee in 1834...

8. Benjamin Henthorn Benjamin Henthorn 1938 Biographical sketch of Benjamin Harrison Henthorn, or Ben Henthorn, president of the College of Commerce at 408 East 11th Street who was born in Burden, Kansas, in 1888. Description of his life and career,...

9. Biographical Sketch of William H. Miller Biographical Sketch of William H. Miller May 1886 Biographical sketch of W. H. Miller, secretary of the Kansas City Commercial Exchange. Born in Jasper County, Missouri, in 1843 and becoming a printer in Rockport, Missouri, before serving the Union in...

10. Captain Langhorne Captain Langhorne 1896 Biographical sketch of Captain Maurice Langhorne, "deputy sheriff of Jackson county, Missouri," born in Virginia in 1834 and arriving in Independence, Missouri, in 1849 as a gold seeker before serving...

11. Charles Hasbrook Charles Hasbrook March 2, 1905 Portrait and biographical sketch of Charles Hasbrook, business manager and former editor of the Kansas City Times newspaper. He was born in Illinois in 1847 and started out as a newspaper journalist in...

12. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians 1938 Biographical sketch of Walter Prescott Neff, or Walter Neff, chairman of the board of the Daily Drovers Telegram newspaper at 1505 Genesee Street. Born in Indiana in 1866 and coming to Kansas City in 1887...

13. 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...

14. Colonel Robert Van Horn Colonel Robert Van Horn 1968 (1950 first edition) Photo and bio of Colonel Robert Van Horn (1824-1916), mayor of Kansas City in 1861 and 1864. Native of Pennsylvania coming here in 1855 as a buyer of "the 'Enterprise,' a newspaper which later became the...

15. Colonel Robert Van Horn Colonel Robert Van Horn 1888 Photo and bio of Colonel Robert Thompson Van Horn, or Robert Van Horn, a national representative and former mayor of Kansas City. Born in Pennsylvania in 1824 and coming to Kansas City in 1855 as owner...

16. Confederate Military History Confederate Military History 1899 (1988 in second edition) Biographical sketch of John Southern, "a prominent attorney of western Missouri, residing at Independence." Born in Tennessee in 1838 and serving the Confederacy before moving to Independence, Missouri...

17. Confederate Military History Extended Edition Confederate Military History Extended Edition //1988 (1899 in first edition) Biographical sketch of John Courtney Moore, or John Moore "of Kansas City," a Confederate veteran, early Kansas City journalist, and first mayor of Denver, Colorado. Born in Tennessee in 1834 and brought...

18. Crossroads of America: The Story of Kansas City Crossroads of America: The Story of Kansas City 1948 Chapters of the book about Kansas City journalists including William Rockhill Nelson (1841-1915), founder of the Kansas City Star and a native of Indiana coming here in 1880. Description of his life and...

19. Daniel Carr Daniel Carr April 18, 1905 Biographical sketch of Daniel Murray Carr, or Daniel Carr, "engaged in general assignment work with and for the Missouri state highway department," formerly a journalist for the Kansas City Police Department,...

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 Photo and bio of William Hyde (1836-1898), a newspaper editor and reporter, born in New York and starting out as a teacher before becoming a lawyer and then reporter in various towns and cities, also becoming...