The Herald-Whig proclaimed: "Red Cross Leader, Harold W. Lewis, 66, Attorney, Dies Suddenly." It was Monday evening, Jan. 6, 1964, when Quincy lost a devoted community servant and lifelong resident of the Gem City.
Dr. Hosea J. Nichols was one of the 104 doctors of African-American descent who were physicians in World War I. His father, William Nichols, who had been born a slave, served with the Union Army in the 59th U.S. Colored Infantry during the Civil War.
Bill Klingner's work for the upper Mississippi River became a lifelong passion.
Calvin A. Warren was one of the earliest lawyers in Quincy. Born in Elizabethtown, N.Y., in 1807, he moved to Ohio in the early 1830s and married in 1835.