Old and New St. Louis: A Concise History of the Metropolis of the West and Southwest, with a Review of Its Present Greatness and Immediate Prospects / by James Cox (St. Louis: Central Biographical Pub. Co., 1894)

This book contains biographical sketches of prominent St. Louisans, many of which are accompanied by their portrait. These sketches often include the man's exact place and date of birth, parents' names (including the mother's maiden name), wife's maiden name, and children's names. Please note that the index entries refer not only to the name of the man who is profiled, but also the names of those within each biographical sketch (i.e., wife's name, children's names, parents' names, names of business associates).

Location: Reading Room / St.L. / 9.17 / C83
Categories: Biographies