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Charles F. Horner
Illustrated caricature of Charles F. Horner, manager of the Central Lyceum Bureau.
Photo and bio of Charles Ferree, a Kansas City businessman born in Ohio in 1836 and becoming a Union officer in the Civil War and arriving in Kansas City in 1867, becoming secretary of the Kansas City...
Biographical sketch of Charles Hamilton, a farmer born in Kentucky in 1844 and raised in Fort Osage Township of Jackson County, Missouri.
Portrait and biographical sketch of Charles Hughes, a judge and former mayor of Richmond, Missouri. He was born in Kentucky in 1822 and moved to Caldwell County, Missouri, as a lawyer, becoming "at different...
Biographical sketch of Charles Esmonde Kearney, or Charles Kearney, a railroad executive and former western freighter, born in Ireland in 1820 and emigrating to Westport in 1852 in "partnership with W....
Biographical sketch of Charles Kirshner, "one of the leading younger members of the Kansas City bar," born in Ohio in 1863 and coming here in 1890, with offices in the New York Life Building.
Photo and bio of Charles Kuehne, "president of the Kuehne-Chastain Commission Company" at 520-522 Walnut Street, born in Milwaukee in 1852 and coming to Kansas City in 1882 as a commission businessman....
Biographical sketch of Dr. Charles Lester, a physician born in Kansas City, Missouri, in 1857 as a son of Dr. Thomas Lester.
Portrait and biographical sketch of Charles Peers, a lawyer and newspaper printer in Saint Louis and later Warrenton, Missouri, born in Troy, Missouri, in 1844.
Portrait and biographical sketch of Charles Valentine Riley, or Charles Riley (1843-1895), the "father of economic entomology" and "State entomologist of Missouri" starting in 1868. Native of England emigrating...
Photo and bio of Charles Schmelzer, a guns and ammunition dealer born in Connecticut in 1856 and raised in Kansas City.
Charles Smith, Architect
Biographical sketch of Charles Ashley Smith, or Charles Smith, an architect in the Finance Building. Born in Ohio in 1866 and coming to Kansas City in 1887 as an architect with William Hackney before becoming...
Biographical sketch of Charles Putnam Todd Woodbury, or Charles Woodbury, a lawyer at 1016 Baltimore Avenue. Born in Kansas City in 1889 at 337 Garfield Avenue and coming to Kansas City in the 1910s, becoming...
Chester A. Reynolds and the Cowboy Hall of Fame
Chester A. Reynolds, President of the H. D. Lee Company in Kansas City, Missouri, called the first meeting to discuss the building of the Cowboy Hall of Fame on January 20, 1955. Reynolds was born in 1887...
Biographical sketch of Chester Smith, president of the Kansas City Power & Light Company at 1330 Baltimore Avenue. Born in Kansas City in 1888 and starting out as a lawyer and accountant involved in the...
Photo and bio of Chester Allyn Snider, or Chester Snider, "the vice-president of the great live-stock commission company, the Evans-Snider-Buel Company." Born in Platte County, Missouri in 1860 and becoming...
Description with photos and history of Chestnut Parkway, part of the park and boulevard system, from Independence Avenue to the north boundary of Kessler Park, 0.37 miles long, acquired in 1913-1915.
Chiefs of Police
List of Chiefs of Police, Kansas City, Missouri, from 1874 to 2000 with years in office.
Genealogy of the Chouteau family of Missouri, starting with Marie Therese Bourgeois Chouteau, born in France and the mother of Auguste Chouteau, the co-founder of Saint Louis, born in New Orleans in 1750....
Description of the first Fremont expedition of 1842 mentions Chouteau's Landing and the trading post of Cyprien Chouteau. While here, Fremont hired Kit Carson to be his guide.
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