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Junius Groves

(1859 - 1925)

  • Farmer near Edwardsville in Wyandotte County
  • Known as “Potato King of the World”
  • Union Pacific Railroad built track to his property because of his shipping quantity
  • Founded community of Groves Center and sold small tracts of land to African Americans

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