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1. 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...

2. 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,...

3. 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...

4. 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...

5. Felix Payne and William Thompkins Felix Payne and William Thompkins 2006 Book excerpt about Felix Payne, founder and publisher of the Kansas City American newspaper during its run from 1928 to 1941. Payne was a native of Marshall, Missouri coming to Kansas City around 1900...

6. Homer Mann Homer Mann 1938 Biographical sketch of Homer Burns Mann, or Homer Mann, an insurance agent in the Bryant Building, born in Illinois in 1869 and coming to Kansas City in the 1890s. Description of his career, starting out...

7. Jason Rogers and His Investigations of the Kansas City Star Jason Rogers and His Investigations of the Kansas City Star 2007 During the 1920s, Walter Dickey, the owner of the Kansas City Journal and the Kansas City Post, hired newspaperman Jason Rogers to look into the business practices of The Kansas City Star. This book contains...

8. Maria Antonia Maria Antonia 2002 This book contains one page personal accounts of the lives of numerous women from the Kansas City metro area, as well as their photograph. Includes Maria Antonia, weekend news anchor, KMBC 9, TV.

9. Milton Payne Milton Payne 1878 Biographical sketch of Milton Jamison Payne, or Milton Payne, an early mayor of Kansas City. Born in Kentucky in 1829 and coming here about 1850 as a merchant before being elected mayor in 1855 and later...

10. Nelson Caesar Crews and Chester Arthur Franklin Nelson Caesar Crews and Chester Arthur Franklin 2006 Book excerpt about Nelson Caesar Crews, or Nelson Crews (ca. 1875-1923), an early African American newspaper owner and editor of the Kansas City Sun, and Chester Franklin (1880-1955), founder and publisher...

11. Nelson, William Rockhill Nelson, William Rockhill 1908 Biographical sketch of William Rockhill Nelson, "founder, owner and editor of The Kansas City Star," born in Indiana in 1841 as a son of Isaac DeGroff Nelson and grandson of William Rockhill. Description...

12. Robert Van Horn Robert Van Horn 1878 Photo and bio of Robert Van Horn, a national representative from Missouri born in Pennsylvania in 1824 and moving to Kansas City in 1855 as a journalist before becoming a Union colonel and mayor of the...

13. Stilson Hutchins Stilson Hutchins 1876 Portrait and biographical sketch of Stilson Hutchins, a newspaper reporter and publisher, born in New Hampshire in 1838 and moving to Saint Louis, establishing the Saint Louis Times newspaper there in...

14. The Autobiography of William Allen White The Autobiography of William Allen White April 29, 1905 Chapters of the book describe the journalism career in Kansas City of William Allen White, or William White, who came here in 1891 at the end of the 1880s boom. Description of the city in the early 1890s...

15. Thomas Jefferson Tanner Thomas Jefferson Tanner 1912 Photo and bio of Thomas Jefferson Tanner, or Thomas Tanner, director of the Kansas City Press Club, "grain market editor on the staff of the Daily Drovers' Telegram," and native of Illinois.

16. William Southern, Sr. William Southern, Sr. 1896 Biographical sketch of William Southern, Sr., "editor and manager of the Daily and Weekly Sentinel, Independence, Missouri." Born in Tennessee in 1850 and moving to Missouri in 1870 before joining the...