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Biographical Appendix


Frederick Kaths

Frederick Kaths, retired merchant of Pilot Knob, Iron Co., MO., came to this county in April, 1857, and has been living in the county ever since, with the exception of the summer of 1859, when he went to Colorado, from whence he returned in the fall of the same year. He was in the merchandising and milling business for over twenty years, in Iron County, from which he retired in the year 1884.  He owns considerable real estate in this county, to which he is now devoting his time.  In 1865 he married Miss Dorethea Roemer, who bore him nine children, seven of whom are now living (four boys and three girls). Mr. Kaths has been a member of the Masonic fraternity for the last twenty-five years.