Missouri Innovators by Paul W. Bass

Acclaim Press

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Missouri Innovators: Famous (and Infamous) Missourians Who Led the Way in Their Field by Paul W. Bass

IT HAS BEEN SAID that only eight percent of people ever achieve their goals. These people are exceptional — they are the pioneers, trailblazers and trendsetters that define each generation. They are true innovators who introduce new enhancements, ideas, and methods to continually raise the bar for the products and activities that define the American way of life.

Missouri Innovators: Famous (and Infamous) Missourians Who Led the Way in Their Field presents over seventy- five exceptional Missourians who have made significant contributions from across many walks of life. They include ground breakers across many diverse fields including entertainment and the fine arts, education and literature, business and industry, science and technology, politics and the military, athletics, and more. Several of these innovators are famous and a few are less known, but all achieved greatness in some form.

Anyone with ties to the state will be encouraged to learn of the proud heritage and accomplishments made right here…in Missouri! Read Missouri Innovators and learn how we “show the world a better way.”

About the Author

PAUL WILLIAM BASS was born in Independence, Missouri. He graduated from William Chrisman High School, Southwest Baptist College, and Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He married Jan Smashey in 1969. He served in full-time church staff positions for nineteen years in Arkansas, Alabama, and Missouri. From 1990–2007, he served at Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, as director of student activities and held various adjunct teaching positions. He became the intercollegiate debate coach, with OBU debate

Product Specifications

Published by Acclaim Press, 2019. Hardcover, 368 pages.