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L. O. KUNZE, jeweler. The subject of this sketch is a native of Germany, where he was born April 12, 1833. He there grew to manhood and has followed from boyhood his trade of watchmaking. In 18SS1 he emigrated to America and for six months worked at his trade in New York City. He then removed to St. Louis, Missouri, where he resided for eighteen months, after which time he went to Dubuque, Iowa. In December, 1858, he located in Harrisonville, Missouri, and started his present business. He now carries one of the largest stocks in his line in the county, and is having an excellent patronage. In 1861, Mr. Kunze enlisted in the Southern army, in Company B, Sixth Missouri Regiment, serving until the close of the war, when he returned here and resumed business. He is a member of the Masonic fraternity and also of the Knights of Honor and A. O. U. W. lodges. He was married October 21, 1868, to Miss Ella E. Price. They have three children : Opial, Leota, and Ludwig.
History of Cass and Bates Counties, O.P. Williams & Co. 1883

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