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Jay H. Neff

publisher , mayor.

Jay H. Neff, American publisher, mayor. Member Missouri Republican.

Background

Neff, Jay H. was born on July 6, 1854 in Hartford City, Indiana, United States. Son of Andrew J. and Ann Hasseltine (Chaffee) Neff.

Education

Educated Winchester (Indiana) public schools and Asbury (now De Pauw) University, Greencastle, Indiana, graduate 1877.

Career

2d, Kansas City, Missoury, November 25, 1896, Sarah M. Green. Teacher public schools, 1872-1878. Lawyer, 1879-1882; reporter and editor, 1882-1886.

Publisher since June 9, 1886. Now president Drovers’ Telegram Company and Journal-Stockman Сompany. Vice president Reporter Publishing Company.

President National Gold & Copper Company, Terre Bonne Rice & Land Сompany. Vice president Crescent Asphalt Company, Bolen-Darnell Coal Company Republican. Nominee for Congress, 5th Missouri district, 1896.

Mayor Kansas City since April 17, 1904.

Membership

Member Missouri Republican.

Connections

Married 1st, Winchester, Indiana, December 8, 1887, Ellen Ward.

father:
Andrew J. Neff

mother:
Ann Hasseltine (Chaffee) Neff

spouse:
Winchester