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Old 03-25-2017, 07:18 AM
 
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Harold G Schrier (1916-1971)
Corder, Missouri
He helped raise the flag on Iwo Jima.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harold_G._Schrier


Lexington Missouri was named in commemoration of the Battle of Lexington.



Truitt's Cave
Lanagan, Missouri

Show Caves of the United States of America: Truitt's Cave



Kenneth Heintzelman (1915-2000)
St.Charles, Missouri
Baseball player, he was one of the " Whiz Kids "

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/f...&GRid=26776756



Eva Lewis (1881-1939)
St.Louis, Missouri
Actress, " The Sheep Herder "


La Russell Missouri has a water pump in the middle of the road on Main street that the residents decorate each Christmas.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_Russell,_Missouri



Louis K Ansell (1892-1968)
St.Louis, Missouri
Writer/Producer, " Women In The Night "
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Old 03-25-2017, 10:33 AM
 
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Macks Creek is an unincorporated community in Camden County Missouri. The population was 244 at the 2010 census. For years, Macks Creek had one of the most infamous speed traps in the entire nation, with a strictly enforced 45-MPH speed limit along US 54, which currently has a 65-MPH speed limit on either side of town. However, in 1995, this practice ended when the state of Missouri passed a law prohibiting Missouri cities and towns from collecting more than 45% of their total revenue from speeding tickets. Macks Creek reportedly had been collecting approximately 85% of its revenue from speeding tickets. The police department later resigned as well along with the mayor. In 1997, a state audit uncovered major financial woes. Shortly afterward, virtually every town official resigned from office and the city itself declared bankruptcy. In 2012, voters approved dissolving the town.


Robert S Martin III 1980-
Columbia, Missouri
Actor/Producer, " True Blood "

Wood Dickinson 1952
Kansas City, Missouri
Writer/Producer, " Raising Jeffrey Dahmer "

Gatewood Lincoln (1875-1957)
Liberty, Missouri
Governor of American Samoa

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



Liberal, Missouri, named after the Liberal League in Lamar, Missouri (to which the town's organizer belonged), was started as an atheist, " freethinker " utopia in 1880 by George Walser, an anti-religionist, agnostic lawyer. Some of the early inhabitants of Liberal even encouraged other infidels to move to their town by publishing an advertisement which boasted that " Liberal is the only town of its size in the United States without a priest, preacher, church, saloon, God, Jesus, hell or devil."

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liberal,_Missouri
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Old 03-25-2017, 06:48 PM
 
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Macon Missouri was platted in 1856 and named for Nathaniel Macon, a US senator.

Eddie Munster (Butch Patrick) turns haunted house in Macon Missouri into a bed & breakfast.

https://roadtrippers.com/stories/edd...open-spooky-bb



Elwood (foaled 1901)
Maryville, Missouri
American thoroughbred racehorse that won the 1904 Kentucky Derby and was the first horse both bred and owned by a woman to win the Derby.


Joe Haymes (1907-1964)
Marshfield, Missouri
Jazz bandleader

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



Marble Hill Missouri was established in 1842 as New California, nine years later it was renamed Dallas. It was raided by Colonel Kitchen and 120 Confederate soldiers in 1862. In 1868 the name was changed to Marble Hill.


Madison Missouri was first settled in 1836 and named for President James Madison.
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Old 03-26-2017, 06:15 AM
 
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The Pheasant Aircraft Company
Memphis, Missouri

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Ph...rcraft_Company



Mexico Missouri was laid out in 1836 and was known as New Mexico but was changed to just Mexico after the Mexican War. It was once the major source for the nation's fire brick production, so much so, that it adopted the moniker " Fire Brick Capital of the World."

Prim Siripipat
Mexico, Missouri
Sportscenter Anchor

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



Wynn Stewart (1934-1985)
Morrisville, Missouri
Country Singer

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


Neck City Missouri was originally a rough mining settlement called Hell's Neck.


Nevada Missouri was platted in 1855 and was originally called " Hog Eye. "
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Old 03-27-2017, 06:24 AM
 
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Norborne Missouri was founded in 1868 and is the self-proclaimed Soybean Capital of the World.


Holmes Osborne 1947-
Kansas City, Missouri
Actor

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


Battle Of The Sink Hole 1815

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


Ben A Jones (1882-1961)
Parnell, Missouri
Horse Trainer

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben_A._Jones



Robbie Daymond 1982
Chesterfield, Missouri
Actor/Sound Department, Sailor Moon


Todd Susman 1947
St.Louis, Missouri
Actor/Writer, Beverly Hills Cop II


Novelty Missouri was platted in 1857, and named for the novelty goods a local merchant sold.


Pacific Missouri was platted in 1852 when the railroad extended to that point. It was so named because the new railroad started for the Pacific Ocean.
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Old 03-27-2017, 08:05 AM
 
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The first horseless carriage, deemed a " Locomobile " by the Perry County Republican newspaper was reported in Perryville Missouri in 1903. Perryville first got electric lights in 1913.


Chris Janson 1986
Perryville, Missouri
Country Singer/Songwriter

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


There are 14 drive-in theatres left in Missouri, Piedmont has two of them, the Pine Hill Drive-In and the 21 Drive-In.


Battle Of Pilot Knob 1864

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


O.O. McIntyre (1884-1938)
Plattsburg, Missouri
NY Newspaper Columnist

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/O._O._McIntyre


Poplar Bluff Missouri is the county seat of Butler County and is known as " The Gateway to the Ozarks."

Portage Des Sioux, Missouri, was founded in 1799 by Spanish Lt. Gov. Zenon Trudeau and Francois Saucier in reaction to American plans to build a military post 12 miles downstream.
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Old 03-28-2017, 06:57 AM
 
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George William Hook (1871-1947)
St. Clair County, Missouri
Maternal Grandfather of Johnny Carson

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/f...&GRid=42226133



From 1935-1936, Portageville Missouri was the home of the Portageville Pirates, part of the Kitty League. In 1935, they were awarded the second-half title after the Jackson Generals and Union City Greyhounds are disqualified for having too many class players on their rosters. In 1936, the Pirates relocated to Owensboro, Kentucky.


The Potosi Correctional Center in Potosi Missouri, conducted 61 of Missouri's 62 executions between 1989-2005.


James Glover (1919-2001)
Kansas City, Missouri
Father of actor Danny Glover.

James Glover -- father of actor - SFGate



Puxico Missouri was first settled in 1883, and named after Pucksicah, an Indian chief.


Morris Carnovsky (1897-1992)
St.Louis, Missouri
Actor who was blacklisted

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



Clint Walker 1927-
Actor who played in the television series Cheyenne and the movie The Dirty Dozen.
He was born 15 miles from St. Louis in Hartford Illinois. His father was born in Missouri.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clint_Walker
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Old 03-28-2017, 09:03 AM
 
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The name of Richmond Heights Missouri came about when Robert E Lee thought the topography resembled Richmond Virginia.

Erastus Wells (1823-1893)
Established the first omnibus line west of the Mississippi.

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



Ridgeway Missouri was originally called " Yankee Ridge " in 1872. The name was changed to Ridgeway in 1880.


Princeton Missouri was platted in 1846 and named in commemoration of the Battle of Princeton in the American Revolutionary War.


Calvin Case (1804-1855)
Business partner of James Eads, he was killed on the Gasconade bridge train disaster.

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/f...r&GRid=5746717



For many years, Riverside Missouri was known for its Riverside Race Track. The Riverside Park Jockey Club operated from 1928 to 1937 and was popularly called " Pendergast Track " after its patron Big City Boss, Tom Pendergast. The horse racing track was on the site of a former dog racing track. The track operated under a questionable legal basis. The site was supplanted by an automobile race track which closed in the 1990s.
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Old 03-29-2017, 06:55 AM
 
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Patrick J Hynes (1884-1907)
St.Louis, Missouri
Baseball Player
He played for the Cardinals and Browns and was shot to death by a bartender on his 23rd birthday.

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/f...r&GRid=5747166



Country singer Hank Williams Sr. performed in St. Louis on June 7, 1950, and in Kansas City in 1951 where his caravan was performing on the same tour as Milton Berle. Berle was being a ham and trying to upstage one of the singers, but backed off after receiving a note from Williams warning him that he would cave his skull in with his guitar if he didn't behave.



St. Charles is the 3rd oldest city in Missouri and was founded around 1769. It was named for the Italian saint Charles Borromeo. Under the Spanish version of his name, San Carlos, the town became known as San Carlos del Misuri: St. Charles of the Missouri.



Rock Port Missouri has become largely energy self-sufficient. In 2008, Rock Port claimed to be the first community in the United States to have its electricity 100 percent generated by wind power. Its power is generated by the Loess Hills Wind Farm which uses 4 Suzlon 1.25 megawatt wind turbines.


David W Alexander (1812-1886)
Sheriff of Los Angeles County California





E.P. Hunziker 1883-?
Missouri
Art Director, " The Tiger's Coat " 1920
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Old 03-29-2017, 10:44 AM
 
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St. Joseph Missouri is named after Joseph Robidoux, a French fur trader. It was incorporated in 1843 and was the westernmost point in the United States accessible by rail until the Civil War.


Paul Crouch (1934-2013)
St.Joseph, Missouri
Founder of the Trinity Broadcasting Network.


Fred Harman (1902-1982)
St.Joseph, Missouri
He drew the Red Ryder comic strip.

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



Edie Huggins (1935-2008)
St.Joseph, Missouri
Reporter/Broadcaster
She has the longest consecutive television run of any Philadelphia TV news reporter in history, 42 years.

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



Timothy Omundson 1969-
St.Joseph, Missouri
Actor

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



Jay Sarno (1922-1984)
St.Joseph, Missouri
Founder of Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.

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