Transcribed from volume II of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed July 2002 by Carolyn Ward.


Moran, an incorporated city of the third class in Allen county, is located 12 miles east of Iola, at the junction of the Missouri Pacific and the Missouri, Kansas & Texas railroads. It has an internationl[sic] money order postoffice, from which emanate four rural delivery routes, a bank, a weekly newspaper (the Herald), several good stores, etc. When the Missouri Pacific road was under contemplation the people of Marmaton township voted bonds and the railroad company agreed to establish a station somewhere near the center of the township. It was first known as Moran City, but the first postoffice was called Morantown, the last syllable being dropped in 1900, since which time the place has been called Moran.

Page 311 from volume II of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed July 2002 by Carolyn Ward.

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VOLUME III

BIOGRAPHICAL INDEXES


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