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1. Biography of Isaac Ridge (1825-1907), Physician Biography of Isaac Ridge (1825-1907), Physician 2008

2. Charles Lockridge Charles Lockridge 1908 Biographical sketch of Charles Richard Lockridge, or Charles Lockridge, organizer of the Commercial Bank and overseer of his father's estate, born in Kansas City in 1860. Description of his father, Thomas...

3. Dr. Isaac Ridge Dr. Isaac Ridge 1908 Photo and bio of Dr. Isaac Ridge (1825-1907), "the first college graduated physician to locate in Kansas City." Native of Kentucky coming to Kansas City in 1848 with offices on the Levee serving as a doctor...

4. Early Concrete Construction in Kansas City Early Concrete Construction in Kansas City December-January 1965 Photos and article about early concrete construction in Kansas City, including some of the first reinforced concrete buildings in the country, including the Gumbel Building (built in 1904 at the southeast...

5. Found! Lincoln's Earlier Love Found! Lincoln's Earlier Love November 9, 2005 Article gives some information on graves located in Elmwood Cemetery. It states that volunteers have found the grave of William F. Davis, the city's first African American police officer, hired in 1874....

6. Historic Westport: Westport's First High School Historic Westport: Westport's First High School September//1978 History of the first public high school in Westport, founded in 1852 and later with a large school built in 1908, with photo.

7. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of James Slavens (1838-1905), a meat packing pioneer and former mayor, city treasurer of Kansas City. Native of Indiana coming here in 1866 as a lawyer and Union Civil War veteran with...

8. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Photo and bio of Ernst Stoeltzing, "a retired hardware merchant." Born in Germany in 1842 and emigrating to Kansas City in 1866 as a tinner before establishing his hardware store in 1868 at 1415 Grand...

9. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Sebastian Gardner, "the first hardware merchant here" in Kansas City, born in Cincinnati in 1841 and arriving here in 1866 and running the business "for over forty years, his store...

10. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Lewis Stewart, a retired farmer and western freighter. Born in Iowa in 1844 as a son of Zachary Taylor (a preacher from Tennessee moving to Independence in 1850 and "the first man...

11. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Photo and bio of Randolph Nichols, sole proprietor of "the United Coal Consumers' Association and the Nichols Realty Company." Born in Ohio in 1854 and coming to Kansas City in 1873 as a livestock dealer...

12. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Photo and bio of John Prescott, a builder and former miller. Born in Iowa in 1859 and coming to Kansas City in 1898 as a miller before building "the Terminal Warehouse at Broadway and the Belt Line tracks"...

13. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of General William Morgan, "who established the first wholesale drug house in Kansas City in the summer of 1866." Born in Ohio in 1834 and coming to Kansas City in 1867, opening his...

14. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Photo and bio of John Francis Pelletier, or John Pelletier, "superintendent of the fire patrol of Kansas City." Born in Saint Louis in 1859 and coming to Kansas City about 1864 with his father (Francis...

15. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of John Hogeboom Denslow, or John Denslow (1837-1880), a newspaper publisher and native of Indiana coming to Kansas City in 1870 and "publish[ing] for a time [in the early 1870s] the...

16. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Charles Waldron (1847-1875), a former street railway builder and banker of Kansas City. Native of New York coming here in 1867 as a co-builder of "the first street railway line of...

17. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of William Vaughan (1829-1898), a grain executive, director of the Kansas City Distilling Company, and former territorial representative of Kansas. Native of Virginia raised in Clay...

18. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Photo and bio of William Lambader (1838-1897), "the first [meat] packer in Kansas City." Description of his life and career as a native of Germany emigrating to Kansas City in 1864, building a "slaughter...

19. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Henry Tobener (1830-1905), "probably the largest tobacco merchant of Kansas City" in the city's early history. Native of Germany emigrating to Kansas City in 1864 "as a cigar manufacturer...

20. KC Woman Was One of First Female State Legislators KC Woman Was One of First Female State Legislators February 4, 1987 Biographical article about Sarah Lucille Turner, or Sarah Turner (1898-1972) of Kansas City, the "first female legislator" in the Missouri state legislature along with Melcene Smith (of Saint Louis) in...