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Biographical Sketch of Emerson, George S.

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George S. Emerson, dealer in general merchandise, opened trade in Dodge City in the spring of 1880, and carried on the start a stock of $6,000. He now carries a stock of $14,000 and employs six clerks. He engaged in the stock business in 1876, establishing a ranch in Clark County; has since sold his stock interests. He first settled on the Saline River, Saline County, Kansas, in 1869, where for a number of years he engaged in the stock business. Then went into the business of shipping buffalo bones in a large way, which he continued in connection with freighting until he came to Dodge City. He was born in Providence. R. I., July 18, 1844, and lived in that State until he came to Kansas. Enlisted in the fall of 1864 in Company D, Eleventh Rhode Island Volunteer Infantry, and was mustered out in September, 1865. He was married in 1881 to Miss Annie Coffey, a native of Humboldt, Kansas. They have one son, Waldo S. Mr. Emerson has served in City Council two years.


MLA Source Citation:

Andreas, A. T. History of the State of Kansas. Chicago, Illinois: William G. Cutler. 1883. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 30 July 2016.
https://www.accessgenealogy.com/kansas/biographical-sketch-of-george-s-emerson.htm
- Last updated on Oct 14th, 2012

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