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1. Blue, George Frederick Blue, George Frederick 1908 Biographical sketch of George Frederick Blue, or George Blue, a conductor and representative of the Santa Fe Railroad Company and Kansas City Southern Railroad while living in Kansas City, starting 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. 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 Dayton (1836-1888), a businessman who was born in Virginia and became a Union Civil War colonel before moving to Saint Joseph and then Kansas City in 1878, working for Hanna...

4. 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 Tourtellot, a retired cattle rancher. Born in Massachusetts in 1846 and coming to Kansas City in 1871 as a Union Civil War veteran and clerk at the Armour Packing Company,...

5. 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 Toohey, "a retired railroad engineer living in Kansas City." Born in New York City in 1835 and coming to Kansas City in 1870 as a Union Civil War veteran and "engineer on...

6. 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...

7. 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...

8. 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...

9. 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...

10. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Portrait and biographical sketch of Colonel George Gross, "a Confederate veteran of the Civil war," who was born in Arkansas in 1847 and came to Kansas City in 1874 as a salesman for hardware stores including...

11. 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. John Jackson (1834-1890), a surgeon and native of Maryland who moved to Missouri in 1859 and served in the Civil War before "buil[ding] up the first railway hospital system ever...

12. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Peyton Smith, a retired farmer of Kansas City born in Ohio in 1832 and coming to Jackson County after serving the Union in the Civil War.

13. 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 David Smart (1843-1896), a banker, stock broker, and real estate developer of Kansas City and son of James Smart. Native of Independence, Missouri serving the Confederacy during the Civil...

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 Slavens (1838-1905), a meat packing pioneer and former mayor, city treasurer of Kansas City. Native of Indiana coming here in 1866 as a lawyer and Union Civil War veteran with...

15. 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 Stine, senior partner of the "E. Stine & Son Undertaking Company, of Kansas City." Born in Pennysylvania in 1833 and coming here in 1858 as a furniture dealer before starting his...

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 George Elliott Simpson, or George Simpson (1833-1893), a former banker and western freighter of Kansas City and New York City. Native of Tennessee moving to Independence, Missouri...

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 Joseph Sutter, a retired real estate investor. Born in Switzerland in 1837 and emigrating to Kansas City after serving the Union in the Civil War as a meat dealer at 15th and Grand...

18. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Lemuel Crosby, "engaged in the contracting business in Kansas City for the past quarter of a century or more." He was born in Nova Scotia, Canada, in 1846, involved in the Civil...

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 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...

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 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...