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181. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Jesse Jennings, "manager for Jennings & Graham Kansas City depository of the Western Methodist Book Concern," born in Indiana in 1852 and coming to Kansas City in 1904 with residence...

182. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biography of Fred Adams, a bank teller for the Kansas City State Bank until 1901, becoming the county collector for Jackson County, Missouri.

183. 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 Ellis Jones, "secretary of the Kansas City Paper House," born in Michigan in 1873 and coming to Kansas City in 1880 with "offices and main warehouse are located at No. 607 and 609 Wyandotte...

184. 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 Nearing, a lawyer (and former law school classmate of Theodore Roosevelt) born in New York in 1857 and coming to Kansas City in 1884, with residence at the corner of Thirty-sixth...

185. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biography of James Adkins (1834-1897), a bank employee and insurance salesman in Kansas City starting in 1880, previously working in the drugstore and wool manufacturing businesses in Liberty, Missouri,...

186. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Dr. Charles Crosby, "neurologist, of Kansas City," who was born in Illinois in 1870 and lived briefly in Kansas City in 1888 before returning permanently in 1904, "being the first...

187. 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 Mrs. Julia Brown (1835-1908), a teacher and "one of the founders and incorporators of the Women's Christian Association and the Gillis Orphans' Home," working also with the Mother's Union...

188. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Preston Hilderbran, "president of the Consolidated Coal & Lumber Company of Kansas City," born in Jefferson County, Missouri, in 1855 and coming to Kansas City about 1903 as an insurance...

189. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Hale Cook, a lawyer born in Michigan in 1857 who moved to Minnesota, Kansas, and then Kansas City in 1890, "serving as a member of the board of education," appointed to it in 1905....

190. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Captain Patrick Bray, "in charge of station No. 8 of the police department of Kansas City" and residing at 2818 Perry Street. He was born in New York in 1863, and moved to Kansas...

191. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biography of Charles Adams, an attorney of civil law in Kansas City starting in 1885, with his most recent law partner being his brother, Washington Adams, a former "city councilor."

192. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of the late Reverend Robert Bunting, a minister born in Pennsylvania in 1828 and preaching in states east of Missouri, with his widow and children moving to Kansas City.

193. 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 Proctor, a real estate developer and former farmer. Born in Tennessee in 1822 and coming to Westport in 1869 as a fruit grower before joining "the Westport school board from...

194. 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 Rochester Colgan (1845-1902), a native of Kansas City, born "upon the present site of the Fifteenth street power house," and becoming a farmer in Jackson County, moving into the city in...

195. 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...

196. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Portrait (of Stanislaus Simms) and biographical sketch of George Simms (1827-1886), a native and building contractor of Kentucky and father of Stanislaus Simms, a fellow building contractor killed in a...

197. 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 Dr. John Punton, a neurology physician born in England in 1855 and emigrating to Kansas City about 1889, establishing in 1890 "a private sanitarium for the treatment of nervous and mental...

198. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of William Chouteau, son of Frederick Chouteau (18??-1905), born in the Kansas City area, "educated at the Shawnee mission at Shawnee, Kansas," and becoming a farmer in Kansas and then...

199. 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 Amos Burnet, "a representative of the Kansas City bar since 1887 and tax attorney of the city for about ten years." He was born in Mississippi in 1854 and moved to Kansas in 1885 then...

200. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Sebastian Gardner, "the first hardware merchant here" in Kansas City, born in Cincinnati in 1841 and arriving here in 1866 and running the business "for over forty years, his store...