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Old 03-15-2017, 06:50 AM
Location: StlNoco Mo
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In 1911, the First National Bank of Chaffee Missouri issued $392,320 in " national currency " with the permission of the United States Department of the Treasury, giving Chaffee the distinction of being a city with its own currency.

The name " Chillicothe " is Shawnee for " Big Town "

Oliver Sain (1932-2003)


Adrienne Wilkinson 1977
Memphis, Missouri
Actress, " Xena: Warrior Princess "

Christian Stolte 1962-
St.Louis, Missouri


The name of Charlack Missouri comes from combining the street names of its location, St.Charles Rock Road and Lackland Road.

Comedian Joe E Brown was once part owner of the Kansas City Blues minor league baseball team in the early 1930s. In 1932 he played a member of the St.Louis Cardinals in the movie " Fireman, Save My Child. "
One website described Joe E Brown as the comedian with the elastic mouth. I wish they would show his movies more often on tv, I remember watching them late at night when I was a kid. He was always eating peanuts, even kept some under his hat. He was famous for his yell, that's who the cartoon character Peter Potamus was patterned after.

Fireman, Save My Child (1932) Review, with Joe E. Brown – Pre-Code.Com
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Old 03-15-2017, 04:26 PM
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The name " Chillicothe " is Shawnee for " Big Town "

KC = Chillicothe
STL = Chillicothe
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Old 03-16-2017, 04:53 AM
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Patricia Ellis (1918-1970)



Edina Missouri is the snowiest place in the state with an average of 22 inches of snow per year.

Cuba Missouri was the site of the first Adopt A Highway program in Missouri. Indian Hills Lake in Cuba was originally known as " Indian Head Lake " because the skull of a Native American was found during excavation.

Tracy Posner 1962-
Des Peres, Missouri
Actress/Animal Rights Activist
Married to Burt Ward who played Robin in the 1960s Batman television series.

In April 2014, Edmundson Mayor John Gwaltney encouraged the city's police officers to write more tickets in order to fund the city's budget, while reminding the officers that their pay adjustments would also be affected.

Dan Smoot (1913-2003)
East Prairie, Missouri
FBI Agent/Activist


Crystal City Missouri was originally called New Detroit.
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Old 03-16-2017, 05:49 AM
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Billy Yates 1963
Doniphan, Missouri
Country Singer

De Kalb Missouri was named for Johann Von Robais, Baron de Kalb, a major general in the Revolutionary War.

Ralph Owen (1899-1978)
Camera Department, Green Acres, " The Alamo "

The city of Dearborn Missouri was named after Henry Dearborn, revolutionary war general and Secretary of War.

Henry Iba (1904-1993)
Easton, Missouri
Basketball coach


Concordia Kansas is named after Concordia Missouri.

H. Wenger (1888-1958)
Camera department, " The Kid "

Dent Gilbert (1892-1917)
Cinematographer, " Unconquered "

Cole Camp Missouri was laid out in 1857, most likely named after pioneer Captain Stephen Cole. Cole Camp was the site of a skirmish early in the American Civil War, when the local pro-Union Home Guard company was attacked by a Missouri State Guard force on June 19, 1861. At this battle of Cole Camp, the Home Guard were defeated with a loss of 35 men killed or wounded.

Cottleville Missouri was named by Captain Lorenzo Cottle, an early settler and veteran of the Black Hawk and Seminole wars.
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Old 03-17-2017, 05:29 AM
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The Old Wabash Station In Ferguson


The Social Evil Hospital 1873

The Social Evil Hospital | Distilled History

Spanish archives in Havana reveal there were 40 people and seven plantations in what is now Florissant Missouri at the time of the 1787 census.

Emma Missouri was named for Emma Bemetrio, the daughter of a local minister.

Charles L Johnson (1876-1950)
Kansas City, Missouri


Kathleen Madigan 1965
Florissant, Missouri


Eureka Missouri got its name when railroad workers were clearing the way for track and the next railroad camp when they saw level land with little to clear and declared " Eureka " Greek meaning " I have found it. "

Charles E Sebastian (1873-1929)
Farmington, Missouri
Mayor of Los Angeles


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Old 03-18-2017, 07:14 AM
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Martin Wood (1843-1904)
He locked himself in a jail for safety when Quantrill was raiding Lawrence Kansas.


Katherine Chilson 1965
Louisiana, Missouri
Actress, " Harlem's Beauty "

Franklin Missouri was founded in 1816 and named after Benjamin Franklin.

Billy Redmon (1853-1894)
Baseball Player


St. Louis County was organized October 1, 1812, and became the first government seat for the Missouri Territory; until 1820. On December 9, 1822, it was incorporated as a city. In 1876 they separated, each with its own government.

Forsyth Missouri was named for John Forsyth who was the 13th United States Secretary of State.

Foristell was originally known as Millville.
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Old 03-18-2017, 10:33 AM
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Fredericktown Missouri is unique in the United States for the variety of minerals and metals that have been found and commercially mined nearby, including lead, iron, copper, silver, cobalt. nickel, zinc, tungsten, and small amounts of gold, all of which have been mined at various times within 20 miles of the town.

Novelist Henry Bellamann was born in Fulton Missouri in 1882 and his novel " Kings Row " is said to have been a model for the fictional town in his book. In 1940, producers made a movie based on the book, starring Ann Sheridan, Robert Cummings, and Ronald Reagan. The suit worn by Ronald Reagan in the film is on display at the Show Me Innovation Center offices of the Callaway Chamber of Commerce.

Bobb'e J. Thompson 1996
Kansas City, Missouri
Actor, House Of Payne

Eric Nenninger 1978
St. Louis, Missouri
Actor, Malcolm In The Middle

Charles C Spink (1864-1914)
The Sporting News


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Old 03-19-2017, 06:42 AM
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Golden City Missouri was established in 1867 as a stop on the Butterfield Stagecoach Line. Early settlers thought the many dig sites in the area were Spanish gold mines but they turned out to be places where the Indians had been digging for flint.

Pamela Pauly Chinnis (1925-2011)
Galena, Missouri
First woman to serve as president of the House of Deputies.


Tyler Farr 1984
Garden City, Missouri
Country Singer


Gil Reade (1919-1999)
St. Louis, Missouri
Actor, Escapes tv movie

Gallatin Missouri was founded in 1837 and named for Albert Gallatin, America's longest-serving Secretary of the Treasury (1801-1814). The Gallatin Election Day Battle took place on August 6, 1838, when a crowd of 200 people tried to prevent Mormons from voting. This skirmish is often cited as the beginning of the Mormon War.

Warren J Kemmerling (1924-2005)
St. Louis, Missouri
Actor, appeared in many television shows during the 1960s and 1970s.

Deborah Hebert (1952-1999)
St. Louis, Missouri
Production Accountant, " The Terminator "
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Old 03-19-2017, 08:48 AM
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Grandin Missouri has 24 individual buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Anthony Hill 1987
Springfield, Missouri
Actor, Scream: The TV Series

Angela Alexander (1916-2011)
Kansas City, Missouri
Costume Designer, " Voodoo Island "
Was friends with Jon Voight, he liked her name so much that he named his daughter Angelina Jolie after her.

The Battle of Fallen Timbers on August 20, 1794, in Greenville Missouri was the last battle of the Northwest Indian War.

Horton Smith (1908-1963)
Springfield, Missouri
Pro Golfer.
First to win the Masters in 1934.


Rhonda Vincent 1962
Greentop, Missouri
Bluegrass Singer

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Old 03-20-2017, 05:15 AM
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During the Civil War, on September 22, 1863, the Mount Zion Church east of Hallsville Missouri was burned to the ground by northern troops because Colonel William Switzler found the church to be a " bushwhacker's nest. " The church was rebuilt in 1903 and still stands.

Helen Cornelius 1941-
Monroe City, Missouri
Country Singer


Loretta Francel (1896-1980)
Aurora, Missouri
Make up department, Bluebeard, Baron Of Arizona

Jenny Doan
Hamilton, Missouri
" Most Famous Quilter In The World "


George Poage (1880-1962)
Hannibal, Missouri
First African-American to win a medal in the Olympics.


Johnny Kling (1875-1947)
Kansas City, Missouri
Baseball Player


Hale Missouri was platted in 1833 and named after John P Hale, a state legislator.
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