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Charles W. Cleaver
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Birth: Jun. 29, 1853
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: May 19, 1931

From William Cutler's History of Kansas:

CHARLES W. CLEAVER, was born in New York City, June 29, 1853. When seven years old removed to Missouri and resided in Shelby County during the war; afterwards removed to Hannibal, where he learned the art of telegraphy. He was a year in Minnesota as telegraph operator and station agent on the Northern Pacific R. R. in 1872 he came to Kansas, locating at Topeka, where he remained about eight months as assistant train dispatcher of the A. T. & S. F.; was then transferred to the Newton Station, where he held the same position for about a year and a half. In 1875 he was sent to Emporia and for some time was railroad operator and manager of the Western Union Telegraph Company's business. Since the increase of business and the establishment of an office in the business center of the town he has been manager of the business office of the Western Union Telegraph Company. Married Miss Emma Bailey, of Emporia, November 8, 1877. He is a member of Emporia Commandery. No. 8. K. T., of which he is now captain general. 
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  Emma Baily Cleaver (1852 - 1922)
Maplewood Memorial Lawn Cemetery
Lyon County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Section 4 - Lot 74 - Space 3
Maintained by: Becky Doan
Originally Created by: Diana Staresinic-Deane
Record added: Oct 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59734439
Charles W. Cleaver
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Charles W. Cleaver
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