Cooper County, Missouri

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CHANDLER, Kelly R., lumber commission; born on farm in Cooper Co., Mo., July 24, 1848; son of Leroy and Sarah Ann (Quarles) Chandler; educated in country public schools of Cooper Co., Mo., 1854-60; afterward, in 1868, at Kemper Family School, Boonville, Mo.; married, Savannah, Tenn., 1882, Mary C. Broyles; one son: Frank C. (formerly of U. S. Navy.) Began business career Apr. 20, 1870, as traveling solicitor for Harlow, Gelston & Co., general commission merchants, and Feb. 12, 1871, in same capacity with W. N. K. Beall, in same line, and November, 1871, went in same capacity with Andrew McDowell & Co., with whom was later salesman; employed with W. K. Sherwood & Co., flour merchants, 1878-82; established on own account, 1884, as lumber commission merchant, in which business has since continued, and in panic of 1893 was the only strictly commission lumber merchant who paid 100 cents in cash on the dollar. Democrat. Member Third Baptist Church of St. Louis. Mason (Blue Lodge). Office: 22 N. Second St. Residence: 4358 McMillan Ave.
(Source: The Book of St. Louisans, Publ. 1912. Transcribed by Charlotte Slater)

 

CLINE, LEWIS, farmer and county clerk, Tulsa, was born in Cooper county, Mo., April 28, 1867, son of John an dElizabeth Cline. Was educated in the public schools. Is a Democrat in politics, and served one term as mayor of Blackwater, Mo., was deputy county treasurer of Tulsa county for one term; elected county clerk in 1914. Lodges: K. of P., W. O. W. and Odd Fellow.
(Source: Men of Affairs and Representative Institutions of Oklahoma 1916. Submitted by Vicki Hartman)


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