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201. 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...

202. 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...

203. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Edward Holcomb Stiles, or Edward Stiles, a "lawyer and legal author" born in Connecticut in 1836 and coming to Kansas city in 1886.

204. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Washington Adams, a prominent Kansas City lawyer since 1870, at different times elected as city attorney and Jackson County counselor, also brother and law partner of Charles B....

205. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Washington Carver, "a successful practitioner of osteopathy" who was born in 1866 in Kirksville, Missouri, graduated in 1893 "at the American School of Osteopathy in Kirksville,...

206. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Burton Bridge, "president of the Faultless Steam Washer Company," born in Wisconsin in 1878 and arriving in Kansas City in 1906, becoming an officer in 1908 of the Everyday Publishing...

207. 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 Lowell Goodman, "acknowledged an authority concerning the cultivation of fruit" and president of the American Pomological Society, with headquarters at Kansas City, born in Michigan in...

208. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Lewis Stewart, a retired farmer and western freighter. Born in Iowa in 1844 as a son of Zachary Taylor (a preacher from Tennessee moving to Independence in 1850 and "the first man...

209. 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 Pugh (1847-1904), an iron foundry worker and founder and president of "the Pugh Foundry Company" at "Nos. 9 to 21 West Levee." Native of England emigrating to Kansas City...

210. 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 Charles Burnham (1867-1907), former police judge and city attorney of Kansas City, moving to the city in 1888 from Columbia, Missouri, becoming a lawyer with offices in the New York...

211. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Theodore Bruening (1844-1908), "born in the kingdom of Prussia, Germany," in 1844 and moving to America in 1864, arriving in Kansas City in 1869 as a partner in "the contracting...

212. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Colonel William Charles Glass, or William Glass, "now deceased," a native of Ireland emigrating to Sedalia, Missouri, in 1849, then serving the Union in the Civil War and coming...

213. 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 Ross (1838-1893), a realtor of Kansas City native to Pennsyvlania and coming here in 1887 as a Union Civil War veteran.

214. 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 Pyle, a physician specializing in "nervous and chronic diseases." Born in Iowa in 1864 and coming to Kansas City in 1896 and managing "the Keysall Chemical Company."

215. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Photo and biography of William Alexander, a Kansas City resident starting in 1873 and becoming a worker on and inventor of mechanical devices, including watches and especially "an electric call bell, which...

216. 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 William Julius Brown, Sr., (1859-1906), "the first hat manufacturer here," and one of the first hat salesmen. He was born in Ohio and moved to Kansas City in 1885, establishing his hat...

217. 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 Philip Sheridan Brown, Jr., or Philip Brown, Jr., "better known as P. S. Brown, Jr., the senior member of the firm of Brown and Mann, real-estate, loans and insurance, of Kansas City,"...

218. 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 Richard Gentry, a Confederate Civil War veteran born in Boone County, Missouri, in 1846 and becoming a civil engineer after the war in the Midwest, coming to Kansas City in 1880, investing...

219. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Justin Runyan, "secretary of the Manufacturers and Merchants Association." Born in Independence, Missouri in 1863 and brought to Columbia, Missouri later that year by his parents...

220. 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 Burke Priddy, or John Priddy (1832-1894), a lawyer native to Virginia and retiring in Wichita, Kansas. After his death leaving his wife "in Kansas City with her son [realtor...