Biographical Sketch of S. T. Turner, St. Joseph, Buchanan County, MO

>From "History of Buchanan County, Missouri, Published 1881, St. Joseph
Steam Printing Company, Printers, Binders, Etc., St. Joseph, Missouri.

S. T. Turner, car inspector and outside repairer for the Kansas City,
St. Joseph & Council Bluffs Railroad, was born in Richmond, Virginia,
November 14, 1850, and was there partially reared and educated. In
1867, he came to St. Joseph, with his parents. His father, William,
was a policeman in Richmond, and is well and favorably known in St.
Joseph in the same capacity. S. T. commenced to learn the carpenters
trade in his native city, which he finished in St. Joseph. In 1871,
he entered the employ of the K.C., St. J & C. B. Railroad Co., as car
builder, and in the autumn of 1879, accepted his present responsible
and well merited position. He was married April 5, 1871, to Miss
Eliza E. Hall, of Richmond, Virginia. They have two children, Mollie
N. and Willie R. Mr. Turner is a Mason, of the Blue Lodge and Chapter,
and an Odd Fellow.

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