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Kemper, R Crosby, sr
Gate City National Ban...
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Askren, Robert G
Howard L Conard
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
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Joseph S. Chick
Bio of Joseph S. Chick, a clerk at his father's bank in the 1800s, developing it into the large and successful Kansas City National Bank.
Kansas City "Chiefs"
Photos of numerous prominent Kansas City business executives and government officials of the 1960s, including the following: Ilus Davis, A. E. Jordan (TWA), Dutton Brookfield, Richard Green, Robert Olson,...
Kansas City and Manifest Destiny III
Portrait and biographical sketch of Joseph Chick, a Kansas City banker and merchant, born in Howard County, Missouri, in 1828, partnering with Hiram Northrup and starting in 1874 operating in the banking...
Kansas City in Caricature
Illustrated caricature of John Pollard, president of the Gate City National Bank.
Kansas City Stockyards Finding Aid
Kempers Want Values to Last
April 23, 2013
Article on UMB Bank, focusing on the Kemper family's role as leaders. Previously known as Center City, City, City National, and United Missouri, UMB Bank was founded in 1913. In 1918, William T. Kemper...
Leader: R. Crosby Kemper, Sr.
Photo and biographical article about R. Crosby Kemper, Sr., "chairman of the board of City National Bank & Trust Company," born in Valley Falls, Kansas, in 1892 and a "son of William Thornton Kemper, prominent...
Leaders in Our Town
Photo and bio of Rufus Crosby Kemper, or R. Crosby Kemper, president of the City National Bank & Trust Company, born in Kansas City and becoming a star football player for the University of Missouri before...
Long-Empty Building Makes Reservation for Grand New Life
April 9-15, 2010
The building at 1111 Grand, former Gate City National Bank building that has long been vacant, will be converted into a 42-room boutique hotel. The partnership led by managing member Jason Swords plans...
Obituary for Louis Loschke, vice-president of the City National Bank and Trust Company in Kansas City, dying at the age of 63 on January 1, 1960.
Lumber Official Dies: Harold E. Webster Had Brokerage Firm
Obituary for Harold Eric Webster, or Harold Webster, "83, of 2321 West [59th Street], Mission Hills," Kansas. Native of Harrisonville, Missouri coming to Kansas City after World War I as a Long-Bell Lumber...
Men of Affairs in Greater Kansas City, 1912: A Newspaper Reference Work
Photo and bio of John Barton Pollard, or John Pollard, "one of the prominent financiers of the Southwest, president of the Gate City National Bank." Born in Flinthill, Missouri in 1875 and coming to Kansas...
Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary
Photo and bio of Samuel Jurden, "president of the City National Bank," born in Massachusetts in 1848 and coming to Kansas City in 1900.
Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present
Biographical sketch of William Norman, "vice-president of the City National Bank and Trust Company of Kansas City." Born in Pleasanton, Kansas in 1889 and coming to Kansas City in 1907 as a banker, joining...
Mural at City National Bank
May 3, 1905
Photo and story behind the mural at the City National Bank, entitled "Reunion at Kansas City" and painted by Edward Laning.
New Society President Sees No Limit to Membership Potential--Budget $18,000
Article about the ideas for the Jackson County Historical Society of William Coleman Branton, or William Branton, a Kansas City lawyer and vice-president of the City National Bank & Trust Company, pointing...
One Thousand Million: Kansas City Bank Clearings for 1902 All But Reach This Enormous Figure
Short article about Kansas City banks dollar clearings for the years 1896-1902. "In that period the business of Kansas City has almost doubled." Includes a chart showing the dollar amounts for each year...
Bird's-eye view of Professional Building, looking east on 11th Street. Gate City National Bank and Shukert Building on Grand are also visible.
R.A. Long Building
Postcard of the R.A. Long Building
Remember Women's Firsts, Too
February 4, 2006
The author of this "As I See It" column in the Kansas City Star is Inez Y. Kaiser. Her intent in the piece is to mention African American women who were "firsts" in Kansas City. That includes herself,...
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