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. ..Presenting John B. Gage: Swing's Nominee for Man of the Month
Photo and biographical article about John Gage, former mayor of Kansas City from 1940 to 1946, afterwards serving as "attorney and a director of the Kansas City American Royal Association" and previously...
. ..Presenting John T. Schilling: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month
Photo, illustrations, and biographical article about John Schilling, co-founder (with his mentor Sam Adair) and manager of the WHB radio station in Kansas City in 1922. Raised in Kansas City and starting...
. ..Presenting L. P. Cookingham: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month
Photo and biographical article about Laurie Perry Cookingham, or L. P. Cookingham, 51-year-old city manager of Kansas City since his arrival here in 1940 (from Michigan) as part of the anti-Pendergast...
. ..Presenting L. Russell Kelce: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month
Biographical article about L. Russell Kelce, "chairman of the Chicago Great Western Railroad." Raised in Pittsburg, Kansas and coming to Kansas City in 1931 "as vice president in charge of operations"...
. ..Presenting Louis S. Rothschild: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month
Photo and biographical article about Louis Rothschild, "chairman of the City Plan Commission," president of the Rothschild's & Sons clothing store, and a director of Community Studies, Incorporated.
. ..Presenting M. Lee Marshall: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month
Photo and biographical article about M. Lee Marshall, "America's Number One Baker, a transplanted Kansas Citian who is the country's largest buyer of flour" as "Chairman of the board of the Continental...
. ..Presenting Milton McGreevy: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month
Photo and biographical article about Milton McGreevy, head of Harris, Upham & Company, investment brokers since 1931, raised in Kansas City.
. ..Presenting R. B. Caldwell: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month
Photo and biographical article about Robert Breckenridge Caldwell, or Robert Caldwell, "chairman of the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City." Native of Vandalia, Missouri coming...
. ..Presenting R. Crosby Kemper: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month
Biographical article about Rufus Crosby Kemper, Sr., or R. Crosby Kemper, Sr. (1892-1972), president of City National Bank and Trust Company of Kansas City (later United Missouri Bank) since taking over...
. ..Presenting Robert L. Mehornay: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month
April 1, 1949
Photo and biographical article about Robert Mehornay, 61-year-old president of the Mehornay Furniture Company and former superintendent of the Kansas City School District. Born in Kansas City in 1888 and...
. ..Presenting Roy Roberts: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month
Biographical article about Roy Roberts, editor of the Kansas City Star newspaper at 18th and Grand Avenues. Born in Muscotah, Kansas in 1887 and raised in Lawrence, Kansas before becoming a reporter for...
. ..Presenting W. E. Bixby: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month
Photo and biographical article about Walter Bixby, or Ed Bixby, president of the Kansas City Life Insurance Company and head of the American Life Convention. Native of Illinois starting out as an oil worker...
. ..Presenting W. T. Grant: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month
Photo and biographical article about William Grant, or Tom Grant, president of the Business Men's Assurance Company with offices in the old B. M. A. Building across from Union Station. Native of Ohio raised...
...Presenting Albert R. Waters: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month
Photo and biographical article about Albert Waters, "1950 President of the Chamber of Commerce." Raised in Carthage, Missouri and becoming a civil engineer and co-founder of the Carter-Waters Corporation...
10 Minutes with...Keith Novorr
March 18-24, 2005
Interview with the third-generation owner of Michael's Fine Clothes for Men.
10 Questions for Tom Watson
Interview with Tom Watson, "the most successful professional golfer to come from Kansas City". Watson discusses his future, favorite career moments, and fellow professional golfers.
10 Questions with Will Matthews
Photo, interview, and biographical article about Will Matthews, a black jazz guitarist and native of Kansas City winning two Grammy Awards as "a member of the world renowned Count Basie Orchestra" of Kansas...
10 Restaurants That Still Matter
Brief article describing ten classic American restaurants, each deserving "everlasting respect." At number seven on the list is Arthur Bryant's of Kansas City, Missouri, "practically the Statue of Liberty...
10 Shining Years For KC Curlers
June 14, 2004
The author in his newspaper commentary column discusses the 10th anniversary of the sculpture atop the pylons at Bartle Hall, often referred to as "hair curlers". The name of the sculpture is "Sky Stations"...
100 Plus Years in the 54th Street Neighborhood
October 12-18, 2012
Article announces that a reunion of residents of the 54th Street neighborhood was hosted by the 54th Street Memorial Club. A brief history of the neighborhood is provided. The original purchase of land...
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