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81. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Photo and autobiography of William Whitehead Taylor, or William Taylor, a retired brickmaker and building contractor. Born in England in 1844 and raised in Kansas City during the border warfare and Civil...

82. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of James Townley, "president of the Townley Metal & Hardware Company." Born in Cincinnati in 1848 and coming to Kansas City around the 1880s with his J. P. Townley Metal Company at...

83. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Henry Topping, a civil engineer. Born in New York in 1835 and coming to Kansas City in 1886 as a grocer, later becoming a real estate developer of "the attractive district known...

84. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of David Thomson, usually called D. P. Thomson, a professional photographer. Born in Ray County, Missouri in 1849 and coming to Kansas City in 1873 as part owner of "the photograph...

85. 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 Abia Allen Tomlinson, or Abia Tomlinson, a banker and co-founder of the Kansas City Club in 1882. Born in Ohio in 1838 and coming to Kansas City in 1865 as a Union Civil War veteran and...

86. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Joseph Lafayette Norman, or Joseph Norman, "president of the school board of Kansas City, Missouri." Born in Illinois in 1841 and coming to Westport in 1859 (with a farm at 40th...

87. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of John Edward Thomes, or John Thomes (1846-1893), a railroad engineer and native of New York City coming to Kansas City in 1891.

88. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Henry Crawford Tripp, or Henry Tripp, "a cigar manufacturer and wholesale dealer of Kansas City." Born in Canada in 1843 and coming here in 1867 with a cigar factory built at 16th...

89. 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 Edward Trickett, "first warden of Kansas City." Born in West Virginia (then Virginia) in 1840 and coming to Kansas City in 1866, joining the fire department in 1875 as "foreman of hook...

90. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of John Thomas (1836-1890), a real estate investor of Kansas City. Native of Columbus, Missouri coming to Kansas City around the 1850s as a preacher before entering the dry goods business...

91. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of George Titchenal, "a grading contractor" of Kansas City. Born in Illinois in 1849 and coming to Kansas City in 1886 as a railroad grader.

92. 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. Stanley Newhouse, a physician born in Ohio in 1877 and coming to Kansas City in 1880 with his parents.

93. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Francis Hayward, a lawyer and legal author, born in New Hampshire in 1856 and moving to Kansas about 1882 and then to Kansas City in 1887, becoming city counselor in 1905.

94. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Andrew Baker, "a Kansas City capitalist" especially in apartments and other residential real estate, moving to Kansas City in 1869 "as conductor on the Missouri Pacific Railroad,"...

95. 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. Carl Jackson, "physician and surgeon, practicing in Kansas City," born here in 1877 and serving in the Spanish-American War before returning here as a doctor in 1901, "appointed...

96. 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. William Foster, "dean of the Homeopathic Medical College and one of the most distinguished homeopathic practitioners west of the Mississippi," born in Iowa in 1841 and coming...

97. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Hiram Barkley, formerly "engaged in the [agricultural] business," arriving in Kansas City in 1895 with "the Rhoades-Barkley Company" at 1311 Hickory Street.

98. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Michael Hofmann (1828-1890), proprietor of a "wholesale liquor business here" in Kansas City, a native of Germany emigrating to America in 1854 and coming to Kansas City in 1881,...

99. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Thomas Barham, "secretary of the W. R. Pickering Lumber Company and thus active in control of one of the extensive lumber interests of the great Mississippi valley," entering "business...

100. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Robert Edward Ball, or Robert Ball, "former president of the Kansas City Bar Association and recognized as one of the able members of a bar which has numbered many distinguished...