November 4, 1916: Legendary news anchorman Walter Cronkite was in St. Joseph today. He lived in Kansas City until he was ten, and then later in life, he started his career there. He would have been ninety-eight years old today.
This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.