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Walter Cronkite born in St Joseph Missouri 1916.
George Washington Carver (January 1864 – January 5, 1943), was an American scientist, botanist, educator, and inventor. The exact day and year of his birth are unknown; he is believed to have been born into slavery in Missouri in January 1864. What this man accomplished in his lifetime was amazing. A real American treasure.
Brad Pitt a Missouri native playing another MO native, Jesse James.
Thomas Hart Benton (April 15, 1889 - January 19, 1975)
Thomas Hart Benton, "Kansas City," from Politics, Farming, and the Law, Missouri State Museum (1936)
On America's centennial he gave the country a charming young hero: Tom Sawyer. Eight years later he created Huck Finn. Samuel Langhorne Clemens of Hannibal, Missouri, was blessed with a vernacularist's ear and a skeptic's eye, He used both to become a master storyteller.
Visit the the town that inspired Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn. Find your adventure in Mark Twain`s boyhood home in Hannibal, Missouri by exploring the Cave Complex or take the Riverboat Cruise. www.midwestliving...
The Ice Cream Cone On July 23, 1904, Charles E. Minches of St. Louis, Missouri conceived the idea of filling a pastry cone with two scoops of ice cream, thereby inventing the ice cream cone. The walk-away cone made its debut later that year at the St. Louis World's Fair.
Charles Lindbergh completed the first solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean on May 21, 1927, landing his Spirit of St. Louis near Paris. (American Commercial Photographers / Missouri History Museum)
St. Charles, Missouri River Christmas Traditions