Birth: February 24, 1837.
Death: March 4, 1905
Wife: Amanda A. Whitson.
Burial: Topeka Cemetery, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas.
Author. The first record I found of him in Topeka, was in 1870,he was listed being in the grocery business. His business was called C. B. Whitson & Co.,241 Kansas Ave.,later to move to 221 Kansas Ave. He was in the grocery business from 1870-1874. After 1874 til the year of his death ( 1905 ), he worked as a clerk. He was a Civil War Veteran.