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1. Bayer Recalls Drug, Halts Expansion Bayer Recalls Drug, Halts Expansion August/15/2001 Article about the halting of construction on the new Bayer Corporation expansion to "current plant location at 8400 Hawthorne" Avenue in Northeast Kansas City, due to nationwide recall of "Baycol, a cholesterol...

2. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index 1938 Biographical sketch of Nellis Norman Dalton, or N. N. Dalton, consultant for the Association of American Soap and Glycerine Producers at 21 West 10th Street. He was born in 1878 in Cincinnati, arriving...

3. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index 1938 Biographical sketch of Parker Browne Francis, or Parker Francis, president of the Puritan Compressed Gas Corporation at 2012 Grand Avenue. He was born in Connecticut and raised in Kansas City, starting...

4. City Bonds Build Bayer's New Plant City Bonds Build Bayer's New Plant July/18/2001 News of the beginning of "construction on a new $200 million manufacturing facility [for the Bayer Corporation] in the Historic Northeast area, with the help of chapter 100 bonds from the city." New building...

5. David Proctor David Proctor May/24/1970 Obituary for David Proctor, a representative for the Proctor & Gamble pharmaceutical company dying at the age of 71 on May 23, 1970.

6. Deaths: Kenneth A. Spencer Deaths: Kenneth A. Spencer February/29/1960 Obituary for Kenneth Spencer (1902-1960), "58, chairman of the board and founder of Spencer Chemical Co., Kansas City, Mo." After his death the namesake along with his widow Helen Spencer (1902-1982) of...

7. Deaths: Robert E. Ballinger Deaths: Robert E. Ballinger December/6/1971 Photo and obituary for Robert Ballinger, "vice-president of the Thompson-Hayward Chemical Company," a chemical engineer from the Kansas City area, and "past president of the Rockhill Tennis Club."

8. Facility Will Serve Worldwide Markets Facility Will Serve Worldwide Markets March/22/2000 Article features the opening of Bayer's new $30 million herbicide crop protection facility located in the northeast industrial area. This facility represents Bayer's latest effort in a five-year plan to...

9. J. M. Baptiste J. M. Baptiste 1950 Biographical sketch of J. M. Baptiste, the founder of the United Chemical Company in Kansas City, and his wife, Dr. Mary I. Steele Baptiste, the succeeding president of the company, with photo and history...

10. James Weldon James Weldon August/28/1973 Obituary for James Weldon, founder and former director of the James W. Weldon Laboratory, Incorporated, dying at the age of 75 in 1973.

11. Jerald "Jerry" Gershon Jerald "Jerry" Gershon October 24, 2008 Obituary for Jerald Gershon or Jerry Gershon who died October 19, 2008. He was born in Kansas City on January 16, 1924, the son of Samuel and Ruth Gerson. He founded the company Chemical Commodities, Inc....

12. John Pearce Miller John Pearce Miller March/23/1947 Photo and caption about the purchase from Joseph Nolan ("city councilman") by John Pearce Miller, or John Miller ("treasurer of the Spencer Chemical company") of a "2-story red brick colonial residence...

13. Kansas City Crossroads: The Legacy Ewing Kauffman Built Kansas City Crossroads: The Legacy Ewing Kauffman Built 2000//January Photo and biographical article about Ewing Marion Kauffman, or Ewing Kauffman (1916-1993), a former prominent Kansas City businessman and philanthropist. Description of his upbringing with rheumatic fever...

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 Dr. Charles Pyle, a physician specializing in "nervous and chronic diseases." Born in Iowa in 1864 and coming to Kansas City in 1896 and managing "the Keysall Chemical Company."

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 Dr. Henry Morrison (1843-1900 ca.), a druggist and former physician in Kansas City with residence at 505 West 16th Street. Native of Maryland coming to Kansas City about 1869 as...

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 Milburn, a real estate developer and chemical company founder. Born in Maryland in 1852 and coming to Kansas City in 1888 as a broom manufacturer with his brother Thomas...

17. Kansas City, Missouri: Pictorial and Biographical Kansas City, Missouri: Pictorial and Biographical 1908 Photo and bio of Dr. Henry Morrison (1843~1900), a physician and native of Maryland coming to Kansas City about 1869 and later starting a drug store business at 12th and Locust Streets (and later at about...

18. Kansas City: Rise of a Regional Metropolis Kansas City: Rise of a Regional Metropolis 2002 Book includes a short history of Aventis Pharmaceuticals which started out as Marion Laboratories and Ewing Kauffman as founder. The name has changed several times since Mr. Kauffman's death and the sale...

19. Kenneth Spencer, Industrialist, 58 Kenneth Spencer, Industrialist, 58 February/23/1960 Obituary for Kenneth Aldred Spencer, or Kenneth Spencer (1902-1960), "founder and chairman of the Spencer Chemical Company here, producers of agricultural and industrial chemicals and plastics." Native...

20. Leaders in Our Town Leaders in Our Town 1952 Photo and bio of Charles Thompson, president of the Thompson-Hayward Chemical Company and co-founder of the Midwest Research Institute. Born in New Jersey in 1887 and coming to Kansas City in 1914 as an...