J. D. Kreeger biography

Farmer and stock raiser, section 27, is a native of Jackson County, Missouri, and born February 22, 1855, and was a son of George W. Kreeger, one of the old settlers of Jackson County. Our subject received all the advantages of a common school education, and afterward was for two years, a member of Central College, Howard County. After completing his education he became engaged in teaching for a number of years, and was considered a very successful teacher. He was married December 22, 1880, to Miss H. A. Armstrong, of Vernon County, but originally of Mercer County, Kentucky, and born May 6, 1854. She was a daughter of Joseph Armstrong, of Kentucky. Mr. Kreeger was appointed census enumerator for the thirty-third district of the sixty supervisor’s district of Missouri, in the spring of 1880. He has 340 acres of choice and well improved land, and deals extensively in stock. Another member of the family, is his younger brother, R. R. Kreeger, who is connected with him in his farming and stock interests. They are all members of the Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Kreeger is a lady of education and refinement, and both of the young men are possessed of a good education and fine business qualifications, and are leading and influential members of society.

Source: [Anonymous], The History of Jackson County, Missouri (Kansas City: Union Historical Co., 1881), p. 937.