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1. Algot Jackson, Sr. Algot Jackson, Sr. 1968 Biographical sketch of Algot Jackson, Sr., "president of the A. R. Jackson Kansas City Show Case Works." He was born in Sweden in 1846 and came to Kansas City in 1869 as a construction worker engaged in...

2. Dr. Isaac Ridge Dr. Isaac Ridge 1908 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...

3. Edward Graves Edward Graves 1908 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...

4. Edward Kirk Edward Kirk 1908 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...

5. George Hucke George Hucke 1908 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...

6. George Muehlebach George Muehlebach 1908 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...

7. George Schaefer George Schaefer 1908 Photo and bio of George Schaefer (1844-1897), a former builder, grain and meat dealer, and blacksmith of Kansas City. Native of Germany emigrating to Kansas City in 1856 with his parents at their residence...

8. Henry Clark Henry Clark 1908 Portrait and biographical sketch of Henry Clark (1849-1907), a native of New York moving to Kansas City in 1876 as a realtor and builder of theaters and other buildings, including the Newmarket Theater...

9. James Hewson James Hewson 1908 Biographical sketch of James Hewson (1841-1905), a business man and native of Canada coming to Kansas City in 1869. Description of his various businesses, starting "as a dry goods merchant" at 8th and...

10. James Kenmuir James Kenmuir 1908 Biographical sketch of James Kenmuir (1838-1902), "associated with the jewelry trade" of Kansas City, a native of Ireland emigrating to Kansas City in 1873 with "a store on Main Street" between 7th and...

11. John Loomas John Loomas 1908 Biographical sketch of John Loomas (1854-1901), manager of the construction of Convention Hall in 1899, with residence at 2417 East 12th Street. Description of his life and career as a native of Wisconsin...

12. John Merrill John Merrill 1908 Photo and bio of John Merrill (1827-1904), a former printer and "proprietor of a lumberyard at the corner of [12th] and Walnut streets" before being moved to 11th and Main Streets, 11th and Baltimore Avenues,...

13. Kansas City Veterinary College Kansas City Veterinary College 1908 History of the Kansas City Veterinary College, founded in 1891 at the Schutte Building on Grand Avenue, moving to 310 East 12th Street the next year, and in 1896 to 1404 Holmes Street with an annex at...

14. 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...

15. 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 Dennis Nead, or John Nead, a retired tobacco merchant born in Kentucky in 1847 and coming to Kansas City in 1871 "as teacher of bookkeeping" at "the Kansas City Commercial College."...

16. 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 Heite, "vice president of the W. L. Rock Flower Company," born in Illinois in 1869 and coming to Kansas City with his family in 1880, joining his father's greenhouse business...

17. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Wentworth Griffin, "superintendent of the streets in Kansas City," born in Ohio in 1872 and coming to Kansas City with his parents about 1887 and becoming a lawyer.

18. 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 George Smith (1848-1906), former "executive head of the Smith-McCord-Townsend Dry Goods Company" in Kansas City. Native of Cooper County, Missouri coming here as a grocer and later as...

19. 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...

20. 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 Smith, a real estate investor and street railway and construction industry executive. Born near New York City in 1836 and coming to Kansas City in 1866 as founder of "the...