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Old 02-07-2017, 08:54 AM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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Rusty Burrell (1925-2002)
He played for the St.Louis Browns farm team and was the bailiff for Judge Wapner's People's Court.

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/f...r&GRid=6358291


I remember him well from Judge Wapner's 'People's Court.'
Wasn't that the first of the court shows on tv ?
There's a bunch of them now.
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Old 02-07-2017, 09:13 AM
 
Location: Alamogordo, NM
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Wasn't that the first of the court shows on tv ?
There's a bunch of them now.


You're right - Judge Wapner's TV court show was the first one on TV - his one was great. Loved his style - tough but tough and loving at the same time. Tough love.
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Old 02-07-2017, 02:05 PM
 
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Kermit King Beahan (1918-1989)
Jasper County, Missouri
He dropped the 2nd bomb on Japan.

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/f...&GRid=30493177


Babe Adams (1882-1968)
Cardinals Pitcher.
He is the only rookie to win 3 games in a single world series.

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/f...r&GRid=7680679



In 2005, the local government in Missouri accounted for about 226,571 full-time (or equivalent) employment positions.



John Coalter Bates (1842-1919)
Army Chief of Staff

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/f...&GRid=44758757


Patricia Farley (1911-1983)
Kansas City, Missouri
Actress, " King Of The Jungle "


Edna Waldron (1913-1940)
Kansas City, Missouri
Actress, " The Merry Widow "
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Old 02-08-2017, 05:45 AM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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The Missouri State of Labor was formed in 1891 at a convention in Kansas City. By 1916, the state had 915 unions. Union activity in Missouri declined in the 1990s and early 2000s.


Henry Hungerford Marmaduke (1844-1924)
Saline County, Missouri
He was the last survivor of the Battle of Hampton Roads. He served on the CSS Virginia (Merrimac) when it fought the Monitor in the famous battle of ironclads. Ironically, the Merrimac did not have a Missouri star on it's ensign.

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/f...&GRid=10642140


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Hampton_Roads


Crew of the C.S.S. Virginia


Battle of Hampton Roads



Thomas Biddle (1790-1831)
Hero in the War of 1812.
Both he and his opponent were killed in a duel at a distance of 5 feet, he chose that distance because he was near-sighted.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Biddle



Russell Bissell (1756-1805)
Revolutionary War officer

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/f...=gr&GRid=19243


Daniel Bissell (1769-1833)
Military leader

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/f...r&GRid=6132979



Lewis Bissell (1789-1868)
Captain during the War of 1812

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/f...=gr&GRid=18501



Basil Poledouris (1945-2006)
Kansas City, Missouri
Music composer, " The Hunt For Red October "
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Old 02-08-2017, 08:38 AM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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In 2003, Missouri spent $133,539,014 on homeland security, an average of $23 per state resident.



James MaCash (1837-1922)
Founder of the American Order of Scottish Clans.

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/f...=gr&GRid=18766



Bea Busch (1938-2009)
Kansas City, Missouri
Actress, " Funny Lady "

Shawn Batten 1975
Kansas City, Missouri
Actress, " Quiz Show "

George J.W. Goodman (1930-2014)
Clayton, Missouri
Writer, " The Wheeler Dealers "


John T McCord (1837-1902)
Mark Twain character

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/f...r&GRid=7247280



Electrocution Accident
Salisbury, Missouri 1934

Salisbury, MO Electrocution, May 1934 | GenDisasters ... Genealogy in Tragedy, Disasters, Fires, Floods
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Old 02-09-2017, 04:46 AM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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The US Census Bureau reported that the three-year average median household income in Missouri for 2002-2004 was $43,988 compared to a national average of $44,473. During that same period an estimated 10.9% of the population was below the poverty line compared to 12.4% nationwide.



918 people died at the Jonestown Massacre on November 18, 1978.

The Story of the Jonestown Massacre



Missourians who died at Jonestown:

Stephen Michael Addison (1944-1978) Webster Groves, Missouri

Ida Marie Albudy (1906-1978) Waverly, Missouri

Ruby Jean Bright (1947-1978) St. Louis, Missouri

Mary Ellen Cook (1914-1978) Pleasureville, Missouri

Robert Eddie Lee Franklin Jr. (1958-1978) Kansas City, Missouri

Rochelle Dawana Halkman (1952-1978) Louise, Missouri

Carma Lisa Johnson (1968-1978) Kansas City, Missouri

Joe Johnson Jr. (1957-1978) Kansas City, Missouri

Thomas David Kice (1935-1978) Garden City, Missouri

Georgia Belle Owens (Love Life Lowe) (1888-1978) Kansas City, Missouri

Jackie Rochelle (1956-1978) Kansas City, Missouri

Rose Janette Shelton (1902-1978) St. Louis, Missouri

Cleave Lonzo Swinney (1911-1978) Charleston, Missouri




USS WINNEBAGO (1864-1874)

A 1300 ton twin turret Union ironclad naval ship during the Civil War. It was built in Carondelet, Missouri, and served with the Mississippi squadron and participated in the Battle of Mobile Bay in 1864.



David Koechner 1962-
Tipton, Missouri
Actor

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Koechner



E.C. Segar (1894-1938
b. Chester, Illinois
He created Popeye
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Old 02-09-2017, 10:56 AM
 
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Richard Cruzen (1897-1970)
Kansas City, Missouri
He was a naval officer who participated in "Operation Highjump"

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_H._Cruzen



Dr. Howard A Rusk (1901-1989)
Brookfield, Missouri
Founder of rehabilitation medicine.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Howard_A._Rusk



Franz Sigel (1824-1902)
Civil War General

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franz_Sigel



Robert A Heinlein (1907-1988)
Butler, Missouri
Science Fiction Writer, coined the term "pay it forward"

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_A._Heinlein



Powell York (1904-1979)
Joplin, Missouri
Actor, " Old English "


Nathan Darrow 1976
Kansas City, Missouri
Actor, Gotham tv series


Francois Valle (1716-1783)
Owned a lead mine and was once the richest man in the territory.

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/f...GRid=115539528
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Old 02-10-2017, 04:41 AM
 
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Campbell Orrick Bishop (1842-1929)
Franklin County, Missouri
Baseball team owner, wrote the constitution for the national baseball league when it was founded.

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/f...=gr&GRid=22925


Dorothy Abbott (1920-1968)
Kansas City, Missouri
Actress

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/f...e=gr&GRid=6932



Missouri issued 844,318 sport fishing licenses in 2004.


Luke Easter (1915-1979)
Former baseball player killed during a bank robbery.

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/f...e=gr&GRid=8461


Ronald Marriott (1909-1995)
Jasper, Missouri
Actor, " Mystery Range "

Frances Buss (1917-2010)
St. Louis, Missouri
Director, Wheel Of Fortune tv series (1952)

Phil Ormsby (1908-1982)
Kansas City, Missouri
Actor, " Eight Girls In A Boat "
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Old 02-10-2017, 07:00 AM
 
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In 2008, Missouri was ranked 8th in the nation in silver production. All production came from the Doe Run Company underground mines in southeast Missouri.

Saltpeter mined from several Missouri caves was once used to manufacture fireworks.


William Tummel (1892-1977)
Kansas City, Missouri
Assistant Director, " The Vigilantes Return "

Oscar Law (1893-1977)
Missouri
Art Department, Highway Patrol, Schlitz Playhouse

Lynne Allen (1923-1972)
Missouri
Actress, Perry Mason, Mike Hammer, The Lucy Show

Tuck Milligan 1949-
Kansas City, Missouri
Actor, " Of Mice And Men " 1992

Joe Collum (1898-1986)
Missouri
Actor/Casting Director, " Swiss Miss "

Jimmy Gourley (1926-2008)
St. Louis, Missouri
Music Department, " Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge "

History Of Chandler Hill Vineyards

Chandler Hill Vineyards | First in Missouri Wine Country | Our Story
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Old 02-11-2017, 06:17 AM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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200 Year Old Missouri Mystery Solved
Finding the original Missouri state line from 1816.

Brad's Beat: 200 year old Missouri mystery - Story


Missouri Civil War Map Of Battles

Missouri Civil War Map of Battles American


Mystery Of The Collapse Of Jail #13 In 1863
This is where Bloody Bill Anderson's sister was killed. He was already mad, but this really set him off.

Articles | Mystery still surrounds 1863 jail collapse, deaths Civil War 150


John McNeil (1813-1891)
Civil War General

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_McNeil


Joseph C. Porter (1809-1863)
Colonel CSA

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_C._Porter


Lt. Col. Frisby McCullough (1828-1862)
Executed after the Battle of Kirksville

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frisby_McCullough
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