Atchison, Kansas

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. Mueller''' (born October 4, 1964 in Cleveland, Ohio) was an American football running back in the NFL (National Football League) for the Buffalo Bills from 1987 to 1990. Mueller played college football at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas where he was a two-time NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) All-American. Biography Jacobs attended the public schools near where he was born, in Gerald, Indiana, and later at St. Benedict's College, Atchison, Kansas. He graduated from Ben Harrison Law School, in Indianapolis in 1928; where he commenced the practice of African handball. He served as public defender in Marion County (Marion County, Indiana) Felony Court, 1930-1933. 20px (Image:US 59.svg) US 59 (U.S. Route 59) rowspan 2 Atchison (Atchison, Kansas) and Buchanan County, Missouri '''Charles Lester Marlatt''' (1863–1954) was an American (United States) entomologist (entomology). Born in 1863 at Atchison (Atchison, Kansas), Kansas, he was educated at Kansas State Agricultural College (Kansas State University) (B.S., 1884; M.S., 1886), where he was assistant professor for two years. He is the person who introduced the ladybird (Coccinellidae) insect into the United States to control the San Jose scale insect, which was first discovered in San Jose, California in 1880 by John Henry Comstock and named by him. Marlatt worked for the Bureau of Entomology, United States Department of Agriculture. In 1912 he was appointed chairman of the Federal Horticultural Board. He was president of the Entomological Society of Washington in 1897–98 and of the Association of Economic Entomologists in 1899. DATE OF BIRTH 1863 PLACE OF BIRTH Atchison (Atchison, Kansas), Kansas DATE OF DEATH 1954


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right 200px Atchison's grave marker, noting his supposed one-day presidency '''Atchison County Historical Museum''' is a museum dedicated to preserving the history of Atchison, Kansas. Both town and museum are named after United States Senator (United States Senate) and legendary (Urban legend) "President for a day (President of the United States)" David Rice Atchison. birth_date 1863 birth_place Atchison (Atchison, Kansas), Kansas death_date 1954 '''Charles Lester Marlatt''' (1863–1954) was an American (United States) entomologist (entomology). Born in 1863 at Atchison (Atchison, Kansas), Kansas, he was educated at Kansas State Agricultural College (Kansas State University) (B.S., 1884; M.S., 1886), where he was assistant professor for two years. He is the person who introduced the ladybird (Coccinellidae) insect into the United States to control the San Jose scale insect, which was first discovered in San Jose, California in 1880 by John Henry Comstock and named by him. Marlatt worked for the Bureau of Entomology, United States Department of Agriculture. In 1912 he was appointed chairman of the Federal Horticultural Board. He was president of the Entomological Society of Washington in 1897–98 and of the Association of Economic Entomologists in 1899. DATE OF BIRTH 1863 PLACE OF BIRTH Atchison (Atchison, Kansas), Kansas DATE OF DEATH 1954


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Nevertheless, that same year Scofield was forced to resign "under a cloud of scandal" because of questionable financial transactions, that may have included accepting bribes from railroads, stealing political contributions intended for Ingalls, and securing bank promissory notes by forging signatures. Lutzweiler, 74; Michael Phillips, ''White Metropolis: Race, Ethnicity, and Religion in Dallas, 1841-2001'' (Austin: University of Texas, 2006), 47-48. Shortly thereafter Scofield may have been jailed on forgery charges. History of the United States Attorney District of Kansas. Nevertheless, the apologetic Mangum & Sweetnam note that "there are discrepancies in these reports as to where his time was served or what the crime was he allegedly committed. Even Canfield, after scouring public records, looking for corroboration of the jail time stories, concludes that such reports turn out to be nothing but unsubstantiated rumors." (37) Maathai received a scholarship to study at Mount St. Scholastica College (now Benedictine College), in Atchison (Atchison, Kansas), Kansas. At Mount St. Scholastica, she majored (Academic major) in biology, with minors (Academic minor) in chemistry and German. ''Unbowed'', p. 79. After receiving her bachelor of science degree in 1964, she studied at the University of Pittsburgh for a master's degree in biology. Her graduate studies there were funded by the Africa-America Institute, ''Unbowed'', p. 92. and during her time in Pittsburgh, she first experienced environmental restoration, as local environmentalists pushed to rid the city of air pollution. ''Unbowed'', pp. 93–94. In January 1966, Maathai was awarded her MSc in biological sciences, UNCCD – Wangari Maathai. Retrieved 2009-04-10 and was appointed to a position as research assistant to a professor of zoology at University College of Nairobi (University of Nairobi). ''Unbowed'', pp. 94–95. '''Maur Hill Mount Academy''' is a coed Catholic, boarding high school in Atchison (Atchison, Kansas), Kansas. It is located in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas. The school was formed in 2003 with the merger of Maur Hill Prep School, an all boys school, and Mount St. Scholastica Academy, an all girls school, belonging to the Delaware Valley League. Expansion Since 1855 they have also had a monastery in Sri Lanka, their first foundation outside Europe. They provided many of the clergy for that missionary diocese well into the 20th century. Additionally, they have monasteries in the United States, the first being established in Atchison, Kansas, where two intrepid monks arrived in 1910 and served the spiritual needs of the many workers in the coal industry there. As that industry faded and the local population began to move away, they looked elsewhere to build a permanent home. They were welcomed into the Archdiocese of Detroit in 1928, where they able to build their first monastery in the country in 1938, now called St. Benedict of Oxford Priory. St. Benedict of Oxford Priory "History" They have a daughter house in Clifton, New Jersey , which serves as a shrine to the Holy Face of Jesus, a devotion long connected to the congregation. Holy Face Monastery website was born in 1853 in Wabash County, Indiana , in a community now known as Treaty (Treaty, Indiana). He is known to have begun his journalistic career as far back as March 22, 1873, when as a 19-year-old he came to Golden, Colorado, from Platte City, Nebraska, and partnered with William F. Dorsey to acquire the ''Golden Eagle'' newspaper. Renaming it the ''Golden Globe'', it was the second main newspaper of Golden (Golden, Colorado) and served a Republican (Republican Party (United States)) readership and political bent. Howe, who took over complete ownership by the end of the year, quickly gained a sharp-witted editorial reputation in the community that would preview his national fame. Within a couple of years Howe sold the ''Globe'' to his brother A.J. Howe and partner William Grover Smith, and moved to Falls City, Nebraska in 1875, where he established a new ''Globe'' newspaper, affectionately called the "Little Globe". In 1875 he merged this with the ''Nemaha Valley Journal'' and it became the ''Globe-Journal''. In 1877 Howe established and edited the Atchison, Kansas, newspaper ''Globe'', which he continued for twenty-five years, retiring in 1911. Having been raised Methodist, he described himself as identifying with Methodism but is essentially a cultural Christian, according to his writing. Howe's most famous novel is ''The Story of a Country Town''. A 1919 edition of his ''Ventures in Common Sense'' featured a foreword by celebrated American writer (and cynic) H.L. Mencken. Biography McCoy was born in Creston, Iowa, and he graduated from Maur Hill High School, Atchison, Kansas, in 1948. He entered the U.S. Air Force in January 1951 after attending St. Benedict's College in Atchison and St. Ambrose College in Davenport, Iowa. He received a bachelor of science degree in business administration from Centenary College (Centenary College of Louisiana) of Louisiana in 1966. He is an honor graduate of the Second Air Force Noncommissioned Officer Academy and graduated with the first class of the U.S. Air Force Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy at Gunter Air Force Station, Alabama, in March 1973. '''Samuel Clarke Pomeroy''' (January 3, 1816 – August 27, 1891) was an American (United States) Republican Senator from Kansas in the mid-19th century, serving in the United States Senate during the American Civil War. '''Charles Lester Marlatt''' (1863–1954) was an American (United States) entomologist (entomology). Born in 1863 at Atchison (Atchison, Kansas), Kansas, he was educated at Kansas State Agricultural College (Kansas State University) (B.S., 1884; M.S., 1886), where he was assistant professor for two years. He is the person who introduced the ladybird (Coccinellidae) insect into the United States to control the San Jose scale insect, which was first discovered in San Jose, California in 1880 by John Henry Comstock and named by him. Marlatt worked for the Bureau of Entomology, United States Department of Agriculture. In 1912 he was appointed chairman of the Federal Horticultural Board. He was president of the Entomological Society of Washington in 1897–98 and of the Association of Economic Entomologists in 1899. DATE OF BIRTH 1863 PLACE OF BIRTH Atchison (Atchison, Kansas), Kansas DATE OF DEATH 1954


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years, retiring in 1911. Having been raised Methodist, he described himself as identifying with Methodism but is essentially a cultural Christian, according to his writing. Howe's most famous novel is ''The Story of a Country Town''. A 1919 edition of his ''Ventures in Common Sense'' featured a foreword by celebrated American writer (and cynic) H.L. Mencken. Biography McCoy was born in Creston, Iowa, and he graduated from Maur Hill High School, Atchison, Kansas


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Arms J. Stevens Arms and Tool Company for firearms produced for sale at the Blish, Mize and Silliman Hardware Company of Atchison (Atchison, Kansas), Kansas. Designing and Racing Geary was born in 1885, in Atchison, Kansas, and moved to Seattle with his parents in 1892. He exhibited an early attraction to water-related activities. In 1899, at age 14, he, along with a friend, designed and built the 24-foot centerboard racing sloop ''Empress''. First Ministry Jesse Bader's first full time ministry was at First Christian Church, Atchison (Atchison, Kansas), Kansas. During his seven years here, the membership grew from around 300 to 1400. Dr. Bader emphasised the role of lay people in evangelism with the slogan, 'Each One Win One'. Here, in Atchison, he was member of the masonic ''Washington'' Lodge no.5, (see William Denslow - ''10,000 Famous Freemasons'', Macoy Publishing & Masonic Supply Co., Richmond, Virginia, 1957). He resigned from the church in Atchison in 1917, (at the time adding a member each day) when the USA entered World War I, to become a YMCA secretary with the armed forces. In 1918–1919 he served with the 35th Division (35th Infantry Division (United States)) in France and at the end of the war was one of several selected for a preaching mission amongst the American forces in Germany. Retirement Following his official retirement at the end of 1953, he became full time General Secretary for the World Convention of Churches of Christ, a 'spare time' activity since 1930. In the week of his death he had expected to be in San Juan, Puerto Rico, preparing for the 1965 World Convention there. He died, after a brief illness, in New York City, on August 19, 1963. He was 77. His funeral was held at First Christian Church, Atchison (Atchison, Kansas), Kansas. An interdenominational memorial service was held at The Interchurch Center in New York and many other memorial services were held in Christian Churches around the United States. His death was also marked at the next World Convention in Puerto Rico in 1965. Appropriately the permanent lecture series World Convention established in his name is entitled, 'The Bader Lectures in Evangelism'. Early life, education, and family Buechner was raised in Kirkwood, Missouri and attended parochial schools. He graduated from Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas and graduated with an BA (Bachelor of Arts) in political science. He received his JD (Juris Doctor) from Saint Louis University School of Law. '''Charles Lester Marlatt''' (1863–1954) was an American (United States) entomologist (entomology). Born in 1863 at Atchison (Atchison, Kansas), Kansas, he was educated at Kansas State Agricultural College (Kansas State University) (B.S., 1884; M.S., 1886), where he was assistant professor for two years. He is the person who introduced the ladybird (Coccinellidae) insect into the United States to control the San Jose scale insect, which was first discovered in San Jose, California in 1880 by John Henry Comstock and named by him. Marlatt worked for the Bureau of Entomology, United States Department of Agriculture. In 1912 he was appointed chairman of the Federal Horticultural Board. He was president of the Entomological Society of Washington in 1897–98 and of the Association of Economic Entomologists in 1899. DATE OF BIRTH 1863 PLACE OF BIRTH Atchison (Atchison, Kansas), Kansas DATE OF DEATH 1954


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(phrase) Ad Astra per Aspera ''. George Washington Glick was raised on his father's farm near Greencastle, Ohio (Fairfield County, Ohio). He enlisted for service in the Mexican–American War, but saw no action. At age 21 he entered the law offices of Buckland and Hayes (later President Rutherford B. Hayes); he was admitted to the bar two years later and established a moderate law practice, earning a reputation as a hard-working lawyer. Glick moved to Atchison (Atchison, Kansas), Kansas


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. Mueller''' (born October 4, 1964 in Cleveland, Ohio) was an American football running back in the NFL (National Football League) for the Buffalo Bills from 1987 to 1990. Mueller played college football at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas where he was a two-time NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) All-American. Biography Jacobs attended the public schools near where he was born, in Gerald, Indiana, and later at St. Benedict's College, Atchison, Kansas. He graduated from Ben Harrison Law School, in Indianapolis in 1928; where he commenced the practice of African handball. He served as public defender in Marion County (Marion County, Indiana) Felony Court, 1930-1933. 20px (Image:US 59.svg) US 59 (U.S. Route 59) rowspan 2 Atchison (Atchison, Kansas) and Buchanan County, Missouri '''Charles Lester Marlatt''' (1863–1954) was an American (United States) entomologist (entomology). Born in 1863 at Atchison (Atchison, Kansas), Kansas, he was educated at Kansas State Agricultural College (Kansas State University) (B.S., 1884; M.S., 1886), where he was assistant professor for two years. He is the person who introduced the ladybird (Coccinellidae) insect into the United States to control the San Jose scale insect, which was first discovered in San Jose, California in 1880 by John Henry Comstock and named by him. Marlatt worked for the Bureau of Entomology, United States Department of Agriculture. In 1912 he was appointed chairman of the Federal Horticultural Board. He was president of the Entomological Society of Washington in 1897–98 and of the Association of Economic Entomologists in 1899. DATE OF BIRTH 1863 PLACE OF BIRTH Atchison (Atchison, Kansas), Kansas DATE OF DEATH 1954


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Bader's first full time ministry was at First Christian Church, Atchison (Atchison, Kansas), Kansas. During his seven years here, the membership grew from around 300 to 1400. Dr. Bader emphasised the role of lay people in evangelism with the slogan, 'Each One Win One'. Here, in Atchison, he was member of the masonic ''Washington'' Lodge no.5, (see William Denslow - ''10,000 Famous Freemasons'', Macoy Publishing & Masonic Supply Co., Richmond, Virginia, 1957). He resigned from the church

in Christian Churches around the United States. His death was also marked at the next World Convention in Puerto Rico in 1965. Appropriately the permanent lecture series World Convention established in his name is entitled, 'The Bader Lectures in Evangelism'. Early life, education, and family Buechner was raised in Kirkwood, Missouri and attended parochial schools. He graduated from Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas and graduated with an Bachelor of Arts BA


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is the home of the state's first maximum-security prison. Historic Leavenworth (Leavenworth, Kansas), founded in 1854, was the first incorporated city in Kansas. North of the city, Fort Leavenworth is the oldest active Army post west of the Mississippi River. The city of Atchison (Atchison, Kansas) was an early commercial center in the state and is well known as the birthplace of Amelia Earhart. The H&SJ and LP&W were not totally shut out of the contract though. The H&SJ was to be allowed to build a feeder line from Atchison, Kansas, while the LP&W could build a feeder line out of Kansas City, Kansas. The feeder lines were supposed to meet the Union Pacific main line somewhere around the 100th meridian west in central Nebraska and the feeder lines were to get the same land grant incentives as the Union Pacific. While the first few parties organized and departed from Elm Grove, the Oregon Trail's primary starting point was Independence, Missouri, or Westport, Kansas City (Missouri), on the Missouri River. Later, several feeder trails led across Kansas, and some towns became starting points, including Weston (Weston, Missouri), Missouri, Fort Leavenworth (Fort Leavenworth, Kansas), Kansas, Atchison, Kansas, St. Joseph, Missouri, and Omaha, Nebraska. *The rails of the "First Transcontinental Railroad" were joined on May 10, 1869, with the ceremonial driving of the "Last Spike" (golden spike) at Promontory Summit, Utah, after track was laid over a '''Charles Lester Marlatt''' (1863–1954) was an American (United States) entomologist (entomology). Born in 1863 at Atchison (Atchison, Kansas), Kansas, he was educated at Kansas State Agricultural College (Kansas State University) (B.S., 1884; M.S., 1886), where he was assistant professor for two years. He is the person who introduced the ladybird (Coccinellidae) insect into the United States to control the San Jose scale insect, which was first discovered in San Jose, California in 1880 by John Henry Comstock and named by him. Marlatt worked for the Bureau of Entomology, United States Department of Agriculture. In 1912 he was appointed chairman of the Federal Horticultural Board. He was president of the Entomological Society of Washington in 1897–98 and of the Association of Economic Entomologists in 1899. DATE OF BIRTH 1863 PLACE OF BIRTH Atchison (Atchison, Kansas), Kansas DATE OF DEATH 1954


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Bader's first full time ministry was at First Christian Church, Atchison (Atchison, Kansas), Kansas. During his seven years here, the membership grew from around 300 to 1400. Dr. Bader emphasised the role of lay people in evangelism with the slogan, 'Each One Win One'. Here, in Atchison, he was member of the masonic ''Washington'' Lodge no.5, (see William Denslow - ''10,000 Famous Freemasons'', Macoy Publishing & Masonic Supply Co., Richmond, Virginia, 1957). He resigned from the church

in Christian Churches around the United States. His death was also marked at the next World Convention in Puerto Rico in 1965. Appropriately the permanent lecture series World Convention established in his name is entitled, 'The Bader Lectures in Evangelism'. Early life, education, and family Buechner was raised in Kirkwood, Missouri and attended parochial schools. He graduated from Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas and graduated with an Bachelor of Arts BA

Atchison, Kansas

'''Atchison''' is a city and county seat of Atchison County, Kansas, United States, and situated along the Missouri River. As of the 2010 census (2010 United States Census), its population was 11,021.

The city is named in honor of David Rice Atchison, United States senator from Missouri, and was the original eastern terminus of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway.

Atchison was the birthplace of aviator Amelia Earhart, and the Amelia Earhart Festival is held annually in July. Atchison is also home of Benedictine College, a Catholic liberal-arts college.

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