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 Jesse Clyde “J.C.” Nichols, Sr

Jesse Clyde “J.C.” Nichols, Sr

Birth
Johnson County, Kansas, USA
Death 16 Feb 1950 (aged 69)
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
Burial Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 23099 · View Source
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Perhaps best known for the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City Missouri, J.C. Nichols was born on a farm near Olathe, Kansas. In Kansas City, his credits include quietly acquiring the property for the Liberty Memorial, then selling to the city at cost. As one of the three original trustees of the William Rockhill Nelson bequest, he was a force in the creation of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. When the Kansas City Art Institute was floundering downtown, Nichols assumed its presidency and gave it new life. He was also instrumental in the establishment of Midwest Research Institute here too.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jesse Clyde “J.C.” Nichols, Sr (23 Aug 1880–16 Feb 1950), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23099, citing Forest Hill Cemetery, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .