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Henry Pollack Trunk Company
never took time off, as regular schedules
suited his personality. Henry, like his E LM
father, was reported by his associates to
be a friendly, people-loving person.' 504 7 -.. .
After 45 years in the trunk-making T
business, Charles sued his brother Henry
in Dallas District Court 101. In the 107,-7
following court documents you will find ),
the land and other monetary holdings that a - aIa-_ "
Henry had accumulated since his arrival l a. z
in Dallas and the starting of his company. P s , ~, ;s t
Jennie Pollack, Henry's ex-wife, his0. .
brother Philip Pollack, and several of the
Trunk Company salesmen and clerks MAIN
were questioned about the business
operations since 1895.152 1921 Sanborn map showing location of the company
between Elm and Main 151
Dallas District Court 101 Book D pg 419-429:
Monday, July 16, 1928
Charles Pollock IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF
VS. No. 64,163 DALLAS COUNTY TEXAS,
Henry Pollock 101ST JUDICIAL DISTRICT.
This day came on to be heard the above styled and numbered cause, and both parties plaintiff and
defendant, appearing by their attorneys, thereupon came on to be heard the said Defendant's demurrers,
general and special, to the plaintiff's First Amended Original Petition, and the same having been considered
by the Court, and the Court being of the opinion that the law is with the plaintiff upon the said defendant's
(1) general demurrer, (2) second special demurrer contained in Paragraph III of said Defendant's Second
Amended Original Answer; (3) Defendant's Third Special Demurrer contained in Paragraph IV of said
Defendant's Second Amended Original Answer; (4) Fourth special Demurrer contained in Paragraph V of
said amended answer; (5) Fifth Special Demurrer contained in Paragraph VI of said Amended answer, it is
therefore ORDERED, ADJUDGED AND DECREED by the court that the said defendant's general
demurrer, second special demurrer, third special demurrer, fourth special demurrer and fifth special
demurrer be and the same are hereby overruled: to which action of the Court in this overruling said
demurrers, the said Defendant, by his attorney, in open court, excepted.
Thereupon, said cause coming on to be heard upon its merits, and the evidence having been
introduced, and the arguments having been heard and the Court having delivered its charge thereupon came
a jury of good and lawful men: to-wit S. B. Perkins and eleven other, who being duly impaneled and sworn
upon their oaths do bring into court the following verdict:
15o Dallas Morning News, Dogs Mourn as Henry Pollack, Blind Trunk Man, Passes Away; had Guarded Him Many
Years, February 10, 1940 issue.
151 Available on line through the TexShare databases.
152 Dallas Morning News. Trunkmaker's Ex- Wife Appears in Title Case Involving $3,000,000, 13 June 1928 issue.
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