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1. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Wilbur Dunn, "superintendent of the parks of Kansas City." He was born in Baldwin, Kansas, in 1864 and came to Kansas City in 1884 as a civil engineer, becoming connected with "the...

2. 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 Halcro, "a stone contractor and builder," born in Scotland in 1859 and emigrating to Kansas City in 1880 and "erect[ing] many of the finest stone residences of the city, including...

3. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Louis Root, "superintendent of Mount Washington cemetery of Kansas City." Born in New York in 1853 and coming here in 1887 as a civil engineer "associated with George E. Kessler,...

4. 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 Thomas Swope, a prominent real estate investor and developer of Kansas City. Born in Kentucky in 1827 and coming here in 1857 as a realtor, donating the large tract of land southeast of...