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Charles E. Finlay

Charles E. Finlay was born in Illinois in 1861.  His early education was procured at the public schools of his native state, followed by a course in the law department of the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind.  He graduated from this institution in 1885, and came that year to Kansas City.  He started into business in this city immediately after his arrival here, and developed from a small beginning one of the largest real estate and building companies in the city.  As organizer and president of the Chas. E. Finlay Real Estate Company, Mr. Finlay platted over forty subdivisions to this city, and built for sale in the neighborhood of 350 homes.  His interests and business were steadily broadened, and Mr. Finlay went into the producing oil business.  He is secretary and general Manager of the Apex Oil Company, which is one of the largest oil companies in Texas, and secretary and treasurer of the Southwestern Oil and Steamship Company, a transportation company formed to carry refined and crude oil from Texas to the North Atlantic and Gulf ports.  The latter company has the largest line of American ships in the oil business in the world.  Mr. Finlay is at present officing in New York City, but retains his business interests in this city.

     He was married in 1887 to Miss Annie E. Redfield.  They have three children, Julia Esther, Neva Estelle, and Redfield E.
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