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Dr. Bernhard Lindberg
Biographical sketch of Dr. Bernhard Waldemar Lindberg, an osteopathic physician and "a contributor to medical, osteopathic and theosophic journals." Description of his life and career, born in Sweden in...
Dr. G. Wilse Robinson
Biographical sketch of Dr. G. Wilse Robinson, a physician and "superintendent of the Insane Hospital at Nevada," Missouri. Born in Saint Clair County, Missouri in 1871 and coming to Kansas City in 1892....
Dr. Isaac Ridge
Photo and bio of Dr. Isaac Ridge (1825-1907), "the first college graduated physician to locate in Kansas City." Native of Kentucky coming to Kansas City in 1848 with offices on the Levee serving as a doctor...
Dr. John Hofsess
Photo and bio of Dr. John Hofsess, a physician born in Illinois in 1869 and moving to Missouri in 1874 with his parents, then coming to Kansas City in 1905 as an osteopathic physician and teacher at the...
Photo and bio of Edward Graves, "a real-estate dealer and builder" born in Virginia in 1824 and moving to Missouri about 1834 and then to Kansas City about 1871. Description of his renovation and construction...
Biographical sketch of Edward Douglas Kirk, or Edward Kirk, "a member of the firm of McAnany & Kirk, conducting a detective agency in Kansas City, in which connection they have done excellent work in the...
Biographical sketch of Edward Meier, "manager for the Green Tree Brewing Company at Kansas City, a branch of the St. Louis Brewing Association." Born in Germany in 1857 and emigrating to Kansas City in...
Biographical sketch of Edward Swinney, "president of the First National Bank of Kansas City and president of the American Bankers' Association," born in Virginia in 1857 and coming here in 1887.
Photo and bio of Eugene Jaccard, former president of the Jaccard Watch & Jewelry Company. He was born in Saint Louis in 1861 and came to Kansas City in 1888, establishing his business and heading it until...
Biographical sketch of Long-Bell Lumber Company executive Frederick Bannister, with the company since 1892, originally from Olathe, Kansas, listing his various other business affiliations and stockholdings....
Photo and bio of Fred Coon, "well known in connection with criminal law practice in the Kansas City courts," born in Mercer County, Missouri, in 1873, starting out as a teacher and school superintendent...
Biographical sketch of Fred Doggett, manager of the Blossom House hotel, born in Chicago in 1856 and arriving in Kansas City in 1878 as a railroad worker.
Biographical sketch of George Battell (1856-1902), "a partner in the Zahner & Battell Manufacturing Company, manufacturers of metal specialties and stoves" and a hardware store at 940 Main Street, moving...
Biographical sketch of George Blossom (1827-1885), "considered a valuable asset in the business life of the community" as the proprietor of the Blossom House hotel and the Union Depot Hotel in the late...
Biograhical sketch of George Brown, retired founder "of the firm of George L. Brown & Son, contractors and builders of Kansas City," born in 1842 in Montreal, Canada and moving to Kansas City in 1852,...
Biographical sketch of George Hallett (1842~1900), "a capitalist living retired in Kansas City for over twenty years," a native of Vermont and coming to Kansas City in 1880, that year opening a "business...
Biographical sketch of George Hoffmann, "a real-estate agent, whose business enterprise has been an element in Kansas City's growth and improvement." He was born in West Virginia in 1855 and came to Kansas...
Biographical sketch of George Hucke, "a prominent contractor," born in Kansas City in 1860 at 12th and McGee Streets, entering the construction industry about 1880 and "buil[ding] many of the better-class...
Photo and bio of George Edward Muehlebach, Sr., or George Muehlebach, Sr. (1833-1905) and biographical sketch of his son, George Muehlebach, Jr. Description of the father as a native of Switzerland emigrating...
Photo and bio of George Peck (1863-1906), co-founder of the George B. Peck Dry Goods Company and a native of Detroit.
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