Richard Abel Kinzie (1842-1918) was born in Wayne County, Ohio (alternate spelling was Kensey). He became a music teacher in Farmington, Illinois, and taught music at the Kansas State Normal School. He enlisted in the 9th Illinois Cavalry as a photographer during the Spanish-American War and was appointed bugler. After the war, he was a music salesman in Cherryvale, Kansas, and Chanute, Kansas.
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