George M.B. Maughs

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George M.B. Maughs (1823-1895) was a physician who served a one-year term as Kansas City, Missouri mayor in 1860.

George M.B. Maughs
5th Mayor of Kansas City
In office
1860–1861
Preceded byMilton J. Payne
Succeeded byRobert T. Van Horn
Personal details
Born1823
Loudoun County, Virginia
Died1895(1895-00-00) (aged 71–72)
Los Angeles, California
Political party Democratic

He was born in Loudoun County, Virginia and attended The College of William & Mary in Williamsburg. He came to Kansas City around 1855 and opened a medical practice on Main Street between 2nd and 3rd. He and T.S. Case published a short-lived medical journal The Kansas City Review of Medicine and Surgery.[1]

Favoring the South in the American Civil War he was among the several residents who had to leave the city during General Order No. 11. He did not return and died in Los Angeles, California.

References[edit]

  1. ^ A CONDENSED HISTORY OF THE KANSAS CITY AREA. ITS MAYORS AND SOME V.I.P.S - Author: Green, George Fuller Publisher: The Lowell Press. 1968, Kansas City, MO