John Baptist Miege, first Catholic bishop of Kansas, was born in 1815, the youngest son of a wealthy and pions family of the parish of Chevron, Upper Savoy, France. At an early age he was committed to the care of his brother, the director of the episcopal seminary of Moutiers, and completed his literary studies
George B. McKinney is the vice president of the investment securities firm operating under the name of b’. J. Matre & Company in St. Louis. Before establishing his present business he had gained an enviable record as a salesman who was relied upon from year to year by a large clientele of bond purchasers who
Dr. John Leo Tierney, a St. Louis physician who specializes in internal medicine and diagnosis, was born in Lead, South Dakota, November 22, 1890, a son of William George and Mary (Yuren) Tierney. The family comes of Irish ancestry, although many generations ago representatives of the name removed to England, where one of the ancestors
Henry E. Grone, secretary of the Grone Soda Water Company of St. Louis, is native of this city, his birth having here occurred on the 23d of April, 1899. His father, Herman Crone, was also born in St. Louis and was formerly a prominent brewer of the city. He married Adelaide Damhorst, a native of
Thomas J. Byrnes has been a leading grain merchant at St. Marys for many years and his participation in civic enterprises had made him an important factor in that city and the surrounding community. St. Marys is his birthplace. He was born March 26, 1870, a son of one of St. Marys pioneers, Edward Byrnes.