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'Canyon Suite' Fallout Still Echoes
April 23, 2006
Article about the aftermath of the "Canyon Suite debacle". The Kemper Museum bought a set of watercolors in the early 1990s which were supposed to be early works by Georgia O'Keeffe. They were later found...
Some people the American Royal couldn't do without as R. Crosby Kemper, Jr., John and Jay Dillingham, Sarah Rowland and Sug Utz.
Banker Deals at 1009 Main: R. C. Kemper, Jr., Buys a Property from Uncle's Estate
Photo, caption, and article about the purchase of the Bond Building, "a 5-story and basement structure at 1009-11 Main street," by R. Crosby Kemper, Jr., "board chairman of the Grand Avenue Bank & Trust...
Building a First Class Bank: The Story of United Missouri Bank
Book about the history of the United Missouri Bank and other banks of the Kemper family of Kansas City, starting with William Thornton Kemper, Sr., or William Kemper (1865-1938), with photos and illustrations,...
Civic Giant Kemper Dies at 86
January 4, 2014
Obituary written in tribute to civic leader R. Crosby Kemper Jr. The author states that Kemper passed away on Thursday January 2, 2014, in Indian Wells, California, at the age of 86. Kemper's life and...
Control of Late Father's Stock Goes to Mariner Kemper
February 1, 2014
Article announces that Chief Executive Officer of UMB Financial Corperation, Mariner Kemper, has inherited voting control of more than 3.4 million shares of the banking institution previously held by his...
Focus on Banking: 'Exhausted Rooster' Crosby Kemper Still Rules UMB Roost
Photos and biographical article about Rufus Crosby Kemper, Jr., or R. Crosby Kemper, Jr., "the man who has ruled the $3.5 billion-asset United Missouri Bancshares Inc. for decades" at the age of 62 and...
He Promises You a Rose Garden
Article describes the history of EBT restaurant, located at I-435 and State Line. The restaurant is filled with relics of the downtown Emery, Bird, Thayer building, including iron cage elevators, columns,...
KC Celebrates a Life Well Lived
January 10, 2014
Article provides details of the funeral service for R. Crosby Kemper Jr., held on January 9, 2014, at Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Kansas City, Missouri. Details of the homily delivered...
Kemper Arena cost approximately $20 million, mostly by approved bonds, except for $3.2 million donated by R. Crosby Kemper on March 20, 1973. Kemper Arena's ground breaking was on April 14, 1973. Its opening...
File contains articles, charts, and manuscripts related to the Kemper family in the United States.
Kemper Museum Ready to Expand into Downtown
December 8, 2007
The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art has purchased the Dolphin Gallery at 1901 Baltimore Avenue. Dolphin Owner, John O'Brien, was one of the early adopters in the Crossroads District arriving around 1992....
Kempers Restore Boonville Home
Photos and caption about the "superb restroation of a lovely Queen Anne home in Boonville, Missouri, situated on the bluffs overlooking the Missouri River," by R. Crosby Kemper, Jr. and his wife.
Photo and bio of R. Crosby Kemper, Jr., 65-year-old "chairman of United Missouri Bank and president of the American Royal Association," donating and raising funds to build the new American Royal facility...
Post-Crosby, the Kemper Museum Looks to the Future
September 7, 2014
Article summarizes the state of the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art following the passing of its co-founder R. Crosby Kemper, Jr. in early 2014. Mary Kemper Wolf, chairwoman of the museum's board of...
Thanksgiving for the Life and Ministry of R. Crosby Kemper, Jr.
January 9, 2014
Program for the funeral of R. Crosby Kemper, Jr., held on January 9, 2014, at Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Kansas City, Missouri. A list of participants and details of the service are...
The Town's Banked on Him
Article describes the life and career of Crosby Kemper Jr., on the occasion of his retirement on October 31, 2004.
UMB Senior Chairman Announces Retirement
October 5, 2004
R. Corsby Kemper Jr., who led UMB Financial Corp. for more than three decades, retires the end of October 2004. Kemper has held the title of senior chairman of the board for nearly five years. Kemper is...
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