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Gretchen Myers

Degrees and Certifications:

The University of Missouri, BA in Honors Economics, 1981
Juris Doctorate, 1984

Webb City High School, 1977
Webb City Hall of Fame, 2002

Mrs. Gretchen Myers

Youngest Recipient of University of Missouri Honorary Order of the Barristers Award, 1994

Received Missouri Bar Association Lon O. Hocker Award, 1995

First Woman President, Missouri Trial Lawyer’s Association, 1997



Frank Dale photo

Degrees and Certifications:

Webb City High School, 1915
Webb City Hall of Fame, 2002

Mr. Frank Dale

Instrumental in the patenting of a process to harden fins in jet engines and patented an electric automobile in the early 1920’s.

Founded Mechanic Man, Inc., New York City, 1938. Created numerous mechanical animation devices used in movies, on Broadway and also to promote products of several major corporations. His most unique creation was the Mae West Doll for which he held the lifetime patent.

Invented artificial hands, disposable charcoal grills, insoles for shoes and scale model training devices used extensively during World War II.


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Professional Baseball Career, 1945-1992

United States Navy 1944-45

Major League Player

St. Louis Cardinals, 1949-1952

Kansas City Athletics, 1955

Major League Coach

New York Yankees, 1975-77

Atlanta Braves, 1978-81

Kansas City Royals, 1982-83

Minor League Player, 1953-56

Minor League Coach, 1957-74 & 1984-92

Degrees and Certifications:

Alba High School, 1945
Webb City R-7 Hall of Fame, 2002



Robert Baker photo

Degrees and Certifications:

Joplin Business College, 1941

Webb City High School, 1939
Webb City R-7 Hall of Fame, 2002

Mr. Robert “Bob” Baker

World War II Veteran

Awarded the Bronze Star with one Oak Leaf

Cluster for action in Eastern France and assault crossing  of the Rhine

Past President of Webb City School Board, Chamber of Commerce, & The Missouri Society of CPAs

As Mayor of Webb City was instrumental in the acquisition of King Jack Park

Member of the Commission to Establish a Four-Year College at MSSC

Boy Scouts, Eagle Scout, and Silver Beaver

Founded Accounting Firm of Myers, Baker, Rife and Denham, CPAs, with Max Myers, 1948