The Dallas Journal, Volume 53, 2007 Page: 56
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Henry Pollack Trunk Company
Jennie W. Pollack
Sam Pollack, et al 17th day of May 1901
This day-the plaintiff, Jennie W. Pollack, and the defendant Henry Pollack by their attorneys; and the
defendant, Sam Pollack, by his guardian ad litem, Henry Pollack; and all said parties having announced
ready for trial came on to be heard the defendants general and special demurers to the plaintiff's petition:
and the arguments thereon being heard it is the opinion of the Court that the law is for the defendants:
thereupon the said plaintiff prayed leave of the Court to file her trial amendment which was granted; and
thereupon came on to be heard the defendants demurers, general, and special, to the plaintiffs petition as
amended; and the arguments of counsel thereon being heard it is the opinion of the Court that the law is for
the defendants. And the said plaintiff declining further to amend, it is considered by the Court and so
ordered and decreed that the said demurers, general and special, be sustained and that plaintiffs suit be
dismissed and that said defendants go hence without day and recover of the said plaintiff all costs in this
behalf expended for which they may have their execution,
Sam's full name was Samuel H. Pollack. He died 12 December 1916 after a fall down the two-story
elevator shaft at his father's trunk company.141 He was buried in El Emanuel Cemetery, Dallas,
Texas142. Jennie lived in the Sanger Hotel until her death. 143 She died on 5 March 1936 in Dallas, Dallas
County, Texas.144 She was buried in EL Emanuel Cemetery, Dallas, Texas.'45
Prior to and during his marriage to Jennie, Henry hired some expert trunk makers and learned the trade
himself.146 With his brother Charles, Henry continued to expand the trunk company and in March of
1906 they purchased a 25-foot by 100-foot lot in Block 182 of Main Street in Dallas, Texas.147 In 1910
he was a proprietor of a trunk company and Charles was a trunk manufacturer.
141 Death Certificate, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, 1916, 27487.
143 Dallas Morning News, Mrs. Jennie Pollock To Be Buried Friday, March 6, 1936 issue.
'" Death Certificate, Texas Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics Certificate 13712 Jennie Pollack 5 March
146 Dallas Morning News, Dogs Mourn as Henry Pollack, Blind Trunk Man, Passes Away; had Guarded Him Many
Years, February 10, 1940 issue.
147 Dallas Morning News, March 27, 1906 issue.
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