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1. Biographical Sketch of Joel H. Lipscomb Biographical Sketch of Joel H. Lipscomb 1908 Biographical sketches of J. H. Lipscomb, a realtor and former lawyer, and his father Joel Lipscomb (1813-1893), an early settler of Jackson County and native of Kentucky. Description of Joel, arriving...

2. Charles Raber Charles Raber 1908 Biographical sketch of Charles Raber, a retired western freighter, brewery worker, and billiard hall keeper residing at 3818 Genesee Street. Born in Switzerland in 1841 and emigrating to Westport in 1855...

3. 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...

4. 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...

5. John Calvin McCoy, Jr. John Calvin McCoy, Jr. 1908 Photo and bio of John Calvin McCoy, Jr., or John McCoy, Jr. (1853-1905), former "president of the Stock Yards Exchange," commission merchant at the Kansas City Stockyards, and son of John Calvin McCoy,...

6. 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...

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 Reverend Nathan Scarritt (1821-1890), "minister and benefactor" of Kansas City. Native of Illinois moving to the Shawnee Indian Mission about 1848 as a teacher and missionary before relocating...

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 Charles Proctor, a real estate developer and former farmer. Born in Tennessee in 1822 and coming to Westport in 1869 as a fruit grower before joining "the Westport school board from...

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 J. D. Goldsby, "formerly postmaster of Westport and since the annexation of the suburb to the city, superintendent of the substation of Westport," born in Illinois in 1859 and arriving...

10. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Albert Sigel Marley, or Albert Marley, "senior member of the law firm of Marley & Swearingen." Born in Indiana in 1861 and coming to Kansas City in 1881 as a railroad ticket officer...

11. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Photo of "William Bernard," presumably the same as William R. Bernard, the overland freighter of Westport and judge of Jackson County.

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 Patrick Moore (1839-1907), a building contractor in Westport and Kansas City. Native of Ireland emigrating to Kansas City in 1880 as a street paver.

13. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Conway Holmes, "the vice president of the Pioneer Trust Company." He was born in Kansas City in 1865, a son of Nehemiah Holmes. He joined his father's business about 1880 "as a car...

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 Walton Holmes, former "president of the Metropolitan Street Railway Company" from 1899 to 1902, a native Missourian born in 1861 as a son of Nehemiah Holmes, joining his father's...

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 William Hoelzel, a real estate developer, livestock holder, and former Santa Fe trader, born in Germany in 1829 and emigrating to Kansas City in the mid-19th century, starting out...

16. 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 Warneke, "part owner and actively interested in the management of an extensive bakery business." Born in Saint Louis in 1861 and raised in Kansas City before taking over his father's...

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 Hugh Ward, "an attorney of pronounced ability in the department of corporation law." Born in Westport, Missouri in 1863 as a son of Seth Ward and becoming a lawyer starting out as...

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 Charles Kearney (1820-1898), "one of the pioneer wholesale and retail merchants of Kansas City," and a prominent western freighter. Description of his life and career as a native...

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 Professor Edwin White (1830-1907), former "principal of the Central high school of Kansas City" with residence at 2640 Brooklyn Avenue. Native of Virginia raised in Lafayette County,...

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 W. O. Whitney, "president of the Lumber Company." Born in Illinois in 1866 and coming to Kansas City in 1902 as founder of his company with yards at 541-543 Westport Avenue and resience...