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Leonard F. Kinister

Photograph of Leonard F. Kinister. He was originally from Grand Rapids, MI, and in 1918, was appointed scout executive of the Decatur Boy Scouts Council. He resigned from that post in 1923. He was the secretary, treasurer, and general manager of…

Howard C. Burks

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Photograph of Howard C. Burks (b. 10/6/1857, d. 1/10/1922). He was the founder and president of Decatur Drug Co., and built the largest drug business in Illinois at the time. The photo was taken by Vandeventer, and used in the Decatur Herald and…