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1. Alexander Majors Alexander Majors 1999 Biographical information about Alexander Majors (1814-1900), the primary force of the Russell, Majors, & Waddell overland freighting business, operating wagons and stagecoaches, including the Pony Express,...

2. Carr W. Pritchett and the Civil War Era in Glasgow and Fayette Carr W. Pritchett and the Civil War Era in Glasgow and Fayette October 2008 Carr Pritchett founded Pritchett College in Glasgow, Missouri, and participated in the founding of Central College (later Central Methodist) in Fayette. Besides telling the story of Pritchett, this article...

3. Civil War in Missouri Civil War in Missouri 2004 This chapter discusses the subject of the Civil War as it was experienced in the state of Missouri. It includes information on: the Camp Jackson affair, preparation for war, Missouri State Militia, Wilson's...

4. Daniel Boone Daniel Boone 1999 Short biography of noted frontiersman Daniel Boone (1734-1820) written by R. Douglas Hurt. Includes citations.

5. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Short biography of Helen Gould Beck, better known as Sally Rand (1904-1979), an entertainer from Kansas City known for her fan dances.

6. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Biography of Bruce Riley Watkins, Sr., or Bruce Watkins (1924-1980), a "longtime community leader" in Kansas City through city government and other organizations for civil rights, including the foundation...

7. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Biography of "Casimir John Joseph Michael "Cas" Welch," or Casimir Welch (1873-1936), "a colorful Kansas City Democratic machine politician of the Pendergast era" of Irish descent controlling east of downtown...

8. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Biography of John Bristow Wornall (1822-1892), "one of Jackson County's more prosperous farmers" and owner of the Wornall House residence built in 1858, later a Confederate sympathizer and realtor in the...

9. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Biography of Thomas Coleman "Cole" Younger (1844-1916), a notorious outlaw of the Kansas City and surrounding Midwest in the late 19th century, starting with William C. Quantrill's guerrillas in the Civil...

10. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Short biography of Jim Beckwourth (1798-1866), noted fur trapper, mountain man, army scout.

11. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Short biography of film actor Wallace Beery (1885-1949) born in Kansas City, Missouri.

12. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Biography of William Clarke Quantrill (1837-1865), one of the most notorious of Confederate guerrillas or Bushwhackers in the border warfare period and during the Civil War in the Kansas City area, including...

13. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Short biography of French explorer Etienne V. De Bourgmont (1679-1734) written by Frank Norall. This early explorer was the first known white man to explore the lower and middle Missouri River and record...

14. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Short biography of Miles Bulger (1877-1939) written by Lawrence H. Larsen. He was a politician of the Pendergast era in Kansas City. Article includes citations.

15. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Short biography of former Kansas City city manager L.P. Cookingham (1896-1992), written by Donald B. Oster. Includes citations.

16. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Short biography of Kansas City architect Asa Beebe Cross (1826-1894) written by George Ehrlich. Includes citations.

17. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Short biography of Alexander W. Doniphan (1808-1887) written by Roger D. Launius. Includes citations.

18. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Short biography of Civil War General Thomas E. Ewing (1829-1896) written by Charles R. Mink. Ewing is noted for issuing Order No. 11 in which persons residing in Bates, Cass, Jackson, and upper Vernon...

19. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Short biography of Chester Arthur Franklin, or Chester Franklin (1880-1955) written by Thomas D. Wilson. Franklin was publisher and editor of the African American newspaper the " Kansas City Call" from...

20. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Short biography of William Gillis (Gilliss) (1788-1869) written by Lynn Morrow. Gillis was one of Kansas City's founders as well as an Indian trader, real estate investor, and businessman.