July 22, 1875

Allen Percival Green is born in Jefferson City. A.P. Green made Missouri famous for our clay, which he made into fire bricks. The bricks that he produced at the factory in Mexico, Missouri, were extremely valuable, because they were fire-resistant. 

Based upon content from the book Missouri 365: This Day in Missouri History by John W. Brown, broadcaster and Missouri historian. Get your copy at Reedy Press.

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