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Dick Fowler (84)

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Book (83)
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Date
1952 (72)
May 51905 (12)
January/31/2001 (1)

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Engineers (4)
Scientists (3)
Department Stores (3)
Clothing Stores (3)
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1. Arthur Guettel Arthur Guettel 1952 Photo and bio of Arthur Guettel, president of the Palace Clothing Company, born in Kansas City in 1896 at 3312 Paseo Boulevard, buying his clothing store in 1921 and moving it from 9th Street to the more...

2. Barnett Helzberg Barnett Helzberg 1952 Photo and bio of Barnett Helzberg, president of Helzberg's Diamond Shops, Incorporated, "born at 1818 Locust street, December 21, 1902," and growing up "in a stone and frame house at 2809 Olive" Street...

3. Barney Goodman Barney Goodman 1952 Photo and bio of Barney Goodman (~1891~1951), owner of Barney Goodman Investments real estate company, a Jewish native of Russia emigrating to Kansas City, Kansas, about 1905 and becoming a magician and...

4. Bert Hupp Bert Hupp 1952 Photo and bio of Bert Hupp, or B. L. Hupp, honorary chairman of Sunshine Biscuits, Incorporated (formerly the Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company), born about 1880 and growing up in Illinois before coming to Kansas...

5. Franklin Murphy Franklin Murphy May 5, 1905 Photo and bio of Franklin Murphy, (about) 33-year-old chancellor of the University of Kansas and former "dean of the University of Kansas School of Medicine" growing up at "the family home at 1100 Prospect...

6. Harry Gambrel Harry Gambrel May 5, 1905 Photo and bio of Harry Gambrel, an insurance executive of "the firm of Mann, Kerdolff, Kline & Welsh" with offices in the Fairfax Building, born in Kentucky in 1896 and moving to Colorado before becoming...

7. Henry Massman Henry Massman May 5, 1905 Photo and bio of Henry Massman, president of the Massman Construction Company and a native of Quincy, Illinois, coming to Kansas City as an infant with his father, a bricklayer. Description of his career,...

8. Jack Whitaker Jack Whitaker May 5, 1905 Photo and bio of Jack Whitaker, president of the Whitaker Cable Corporation and national sponsor of the Boy Scouts. Born in Kansas City in 1890 at 4th and Wabash Avenues and raised here and in Saint Joseph,...

9. James J. Lynn James J. Lynn 1952 Photo and bio of James Lynn, president of the U. S. Epperson Underwriting Company in the R. A. Long Building, born in Louisiana in 1892 and coming to Kansas City in 1909. Lynn donated to the city his residential...

10. Leaders in Our Town Leaders in Our Town 1952 Photo and bio of John Cline Higdon, or J. C. Higdon, president of the Business Men's Assurance Company, born in Indianapolis in 1897 and moving to Iran after World War I before coming to Kansas City in...

11. Leaders in Our Town Leaders in Our Town 1952 Photo and bio of Joseph McGee, "senior active member of the firm" of Thomas McGee & Sons insurance company in the National Fidelity Life building and president of the Old American Insurance Company at...

12. Leaders in Our Town Leaders in Our Town 1952 Photo and bio of L. Russell Kelce, president of the Sinclair Oil Company with offices "in the Kansas City Southern building." Description of his life and career, growing up in Pittsburg, Kansas, and joining...

13. Leaders in Our Town Leaders in Our Town 1952 Photo and bio of William Kemp, mayor of Kansas City and a former teacher and school superintendent, growing up in La Monte, Missouri, and Warrensburg, Missouri. Also involved in the clean-up campaign in...

14. Leaders in Our Town Leaders in Our Town 1952 Photo and bio of Charles MacGowan, international president of the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Shipbuilders and Helpers of America labor union in Kansas City, Kansas. Description of...

15. Leaders in Our Town Leaders in Our Town 1952 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...

16. Leaders in Our Town Leaders in Our Town 1952 Photo and bio of James Kemper, Sr., chairman of the Commerce Trust Company, starting out as a salesman prior to World War I before joining his banking company.

17. Leaders in Our Town Leaders in Our Town 1952 Photo and bio of Frank Land, "founder and secretary general" of the Grand Council of the Order of De Molay," a masonic organization for boys orphaned by World War I, with offices at 201 East Armour Boulevard....

18. Leaders in Our Town Leaders in Our Town 1952 Photo and bio of Herman Langworthy, a corporate law partner of Langworthy, Matz & Linde, born in Fairmount, Kansas, in 1880 and coming to Kansas City after college.

19. Leaders in Our Town Leaders in Our Town 1952 Photo and bio of Harold Gavin Leedy, or Harold Leedy, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, "the largest financial institution between Chicago and the West Coast," born in Benton, Missouri,...

20. Leaders in Our Town Leaders in Our Town 1952 Photo and bio of Joseph Lerner, or J. S. Lerner, president of Mid-Continent Stores, Incorporated, born in Russia and emigrating to Kansas City, Kansas, as an operator of a hosiery and women's clothing...