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. ..Presenting Albert F. Hillix: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month
Photo and biographical article about Albert Hillix, president of the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, former city attorney of Weston, Missouri, and a veteran of World War I and World War II.
2003 Kansas Citian of the Year: Tom McDonnell
Article provides a brief profile of Tom McDonnell, president and chief exectutive officer of DST Realty, on the occasion of his selection as the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce's 2003 Kansas Citian...
39th Anniversary Inaugural Dinner
View of SCBA Secretary, N. Emerson Paton and George Catts of the Chamber of Commerce. Photograph captioned: "Secretary George Catts, Chamber of Commerce, Secretary N.E. Paton, SCBA, Inaugural Dinner 1959"....
40-Year-Old Skyscraper Goes On the Market in KC
February 24, 2005
The Commerce Tower is for sale. The 30-story building downtown is 40 years old and has 540,000 square feet. It is currently owned by Tower Properties Co. and no asking price is listed. Current tenants...
A Conversation with . . . Carol Marinovich
January 1, 2006
Article profiling Carol Marinovich, named Kansas Citian of the Year for 2005 by the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce. Marinovich was the first female elected to the Kansas City, KS City Council...
A Conversation with . . . Jeff Comment
November 1, 2002
Profile and interview of Jeff Comment, 2002 Chairman of the Board for the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce and Helzberg Diamonds executive.
A Conversation with. ..Bill Lucas: Chamber Chairman of the Board Looks Back on Year at the Helm
Photos and biographical article about Bill Lucas, "chairman [of] the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce's Board of Directors" and "president of Crown Center Redevelopment," coming to Kansas City in...
A Conversation with. ..Rich Hastings
November 1, 2001
Photo, interview, and biographical article about Rich Hastings, chairman of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce and retiring "president and chief executive officer of Saint Luke's-Shawnee Mission...
A New Engineer at Union Station
December 19, 2008
The Union Station board of directors announced that former American Royal CEO, George Guastello, will replace Andi Udris as the director of Union Station. The board decided to replace Udris in order for...
American Royal Building
Postcard of the American Royal building
Annual Report: Summary of Activities 2002
Article summarizes the accomplishments and initiatives of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce in 2002
At the Helm of the Y. M. D.
Photo of Hal Brent and J. N. Daniels of the Young Men's Division of the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce.
References to and descriptions of August Meyer (1851-1905), or A. R. Meyer, as "capitalist and leader in matters of public improvements" and as one of the three most important developers of Kansas City's...
Believing Is Seeing
Photos and biographical article about Tom McDonnell, "the 48-year-old head of America's largest mutual fund servicing company, " DST System Incorporated, "a new enterprise [in 1969] that would offer banks...
Biography of Ruby D. Garrett (1882-1969), Attorney and Politician
Biography of William Volker (1859-1947), Businessman and Philanthropist
Bob Kipp: Kansas Citian of the Year
Photo and bio of Robert Kipp, "the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce's 2000 Kansas Citian of the Year" and "chariman of KC 150" and former city manager of Kansas City, Missouri (from 1974 to 1983)...
Brighter Outlook at Union Station
December 22, 2010
“The balance sheet as of the end of October showed a positive cash flow of more than $1.5 million and pointed to a robust end-of-the-year surplus – a first for the station that only managed to break...
Business Matters in Historic Northeast
December 1, 2004
The Northeast Kansas City Chamber of Commerce hosted a reception for the new Kansas City Police Chief, Jim Corwin. Other activities for the group are listed in this 2004 year-end report. Includes photograph...
Businessman and Civic Leader Jerome Cohen Dies at Age 89
Obituary for Jerome Cohen, an entrepreneur known for his humanitarian service and civic leadership. Cohen was a pioneer in the office machinery and document reproduction business, and was named Kansas...
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