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Cassimer Joseph Welch

Cassimer Joseph Welch was born in Jackson, Michigan, March 4, 1866.  When three years old his family removed to Sedalia, Mo., and after three years of residence there they came to Kansas City.
     Mr. Welch had his schooling in the public schools of this city, and after his school-life went to work as a messenger boy.  He afterwards became a plumber's apprentice and, after serving the required time, became a journeyman plumber.  He worked at the trade for eight years, and through his sympathy with trade-unionism was made secretary of the local plumbers' union.  After his term in office there had expired he was elected by the union to represent it in the Industrial Council for a term of two years.
     He was appointed desk sergeant-at-arms of the Thirty-ninth General Assembly, and held the place for four years, from 1892 to 1896.  He was appointed a Deputy County Marshal by former County Marshal Chiles, serving throughout that officer's term.  Soon after leaving this political place, Mr. Welch started a messenger business, in which he is still engaged, being half-owner of the Hurry Messenger Company.
     He has always been very active in politics, and has been a life-long Democrat.  He is now a member of the Democratic County Committee from his home ward, the ninth.
     Mr. Welch's affiliation with secret societies is limited to membership in the Eagles.
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