A History of Greater Dallas and Vicinity Volume 2

A History of Greater Dallas and Vicinity Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...four children born of their marriage are J. L., Mary, Edward and Margaret Worley. CAPTAIN THouAs H. CAMPBELL, the captain of the Dallas Artillery Company, -has been a member of this famous military organization for several years. Born at Louisville, Kentucky, in 1876, he came to Dallas in 1890 with his parents, who have since died. He received his educational training in Louisville and in this city, and in early youth became a telegrapher. From 1891 to 1904 he was a commercial telegrapher for the Western Union, but since the latter year he has been engaged in business in Dallas, and in March of 1907, with C. B. Yost as his partner, he established his present business, the Independent Lumber Company, with yards and headquarters at the corner of Holmes and Parker streets. Although this business enterprise is yet in its infancy it has already become a flour ishing institution and enjoys a large local trade. Captain Campbell mar-' ried Miss Nelle Richey, of Waco, a graduate of Baylor University and a youn lady noted for her intellectual and social attainments. They have a litt e daughter, Martha Campbell. ' ' Captain Campbell joined the Dallas Artillery Company as a private in 1896, and has ever since been one of its devoted and enthusiastic members. From that time he has received successive promotions, serving as its first lieutenant for eight years, and in 1906 was made its captain, the ranking officer of the company. He is a thorough soldier both in technical skill and ability as an artilleryman and in the unselfish spirit of devotion that he gives to the service. His connection with the company has been marked by constant study and practice, and his promotion to the captaincy was universally recognized as well deserved. Under his..show more

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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 408g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123685764X
  • 9781236857644