Marceline State Bank

The charter of the Marceline State Bank was issued December 23, 1907, by Hon. John E. Swanger, Secretary of State of Missouri. The capital stock was $20,000.

A building was erected and opened for business at 107 North Kansas Avenue, where Reece’s confectionery was located. In May 1909, the present building was purchased. The new … > More >

Marceline past and Present Progress and Prosperity

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MARCELINE, MISSOURI

ITS INDUSTRIAL, COMMERCIAL AND SOCIAL INTERESTS GROWTH AND PROSPERITY

HISTORY OF MARCELINE, METROPOLIS OF LINN COUNTY.

The decade from 1880 to 1890 will go down in history as the greatest ten years of railroad construction on the American continent. Jt was during this period of unparalleled industrial progress that the … > More >

History and Progress of Marceline Police Department

In 1888 when Marceline, Missouri was incorporated, the first marshals were Joseph Turner and I.A. Runyon. Others who served as officers were Mike Burns, Wesley Ellis, George Ellis, Bill Conklin, Sam Parker, R.C. Freeman, Calvin Wilson. At this time the Police Department consisted of only two officers. Chief of Police and a night Police.

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History of Marceline

Note: The following article containing a history of the first 50 years of Marceline was reproduced from the 1938 Golden Jubilee edition of the Marceline News. Floyd C. Shoemaker, secretary of the State Historical Society of Missouri, has written the following interesting and complete history of Marceline. Mr. Shoemaker is a Linn County product, having > More >

Ivan Russell Buckman

Ivan Russell Buckman

Ivan Russell Buckman, 76 (November 29, 1930-April 18, 2007), of Marceline died Wednesday, April 18, 2007 at Boone Hospital, Columbia. Ivan was born November 29, 1930, in Kirksville, MO and was a resident of Linn County, MO. He was the son of Morgan Jasper and Clara Lee (Hisel) Buckman. He married Lois Evalyn Surber, April … > More >

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