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1. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Frederick Griffith, a lawyer and former journalist who was born in West Virginia in 1877 and came to Kansas City in 1887 as "a newsboy, hustling papers on the streets." He worked...

2. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Ralph Stout, "managing editor of the Kansas City Star." Native of Michigan coming to Kansas City in 1886 as a newspaper reporter and then city editor of the Star in 1892 at 11th...

3. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Jules Rosenberger, a lawyer and former reporter for the Kansas City Star born in Iowa in 1873 and coming to Kansas City in 1880 with his parents.

4. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Philip Sheridan Creager, or Philip Creager (1868-1906), "well known in newspaper circles as the telegraph editor of the Journal in Kansas City from 1894 until his death," a native...

5. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Homer Mann, a Missouri state representative with residence at 2542 Olive Street. Born in Illinois in 1869 and coming to Kansas City in 1891 as cashier of "of the Holland Shoe Company"...

6. 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 Judge John Wofford (1836-1907), a lawyer and judge of Kansas City. Native of Georgia coming to Kansas City as a lawyer and Confederate veteran "contribut[ing] special articles to the Kansas...

7. 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 McGervey, "at the head of the McGervey Real-Estate Company, with offices in the Dwight building." Born in Ohio in 1878 and coming to Kansas City in 1898 "as a reporter on...

8. Magazines Old and New: Missouri Newspapers and Magazines Magazines Old and New: Missouri Newspapers and Magazines 1901 Biographical descriptions of Saint Louis journalists Elijah Lovejoy and William Gilpin from the 1830s-1840s. Description of Lovejoy as the founder and editor of an "abolitionist newspaper called The Observer"...

9. 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...

10. Robert Van Horn Robert Van Horn March 22, 1905 Photo and bio of Robert Van Vorn, "journalist, soldier and statesman." Born in Pennsylvania in 1824 and coming to Kansas City in 1855 as a newspaper editor before becoming mayor and a Union officer of...