[Portrait of Lamar Fleming as a young man]

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Lamar Fleming, Jr. as a young man. Interior shot.

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Original print, sepia. 6" x 8"

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Medringtons, Ltd. c. 1923.

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Lamar Fleming, Jr. as a young man. Interior shot.

Physical Description

Original print, sepia. 6" x 8"

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Lamar Fleming, Jr. (1892-1964) joined the Anderson, Clayton and Company cotton merchandiser in 1911. He was president from 1939 to 1953 and chairman of the board from 1953 to 1960. He served on the boards of the University of Houston, Rice University, the Kinkaid School, Texas Children's Hospital, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, and Baylor University Medical Foundation. He was also vice chairman of President Dwight D. Eisenhower's Commission on Foreign Economic Policy.

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Robert Joy Collection

Considered Houston's premier portraitist, Robert Joy painted more than 350 portraits over a career that spanned more than 40 years. His subjects included lawyers, politicians, and the social elite.

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  • c. 1923

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  • Oct. 26, 2009, 5:23 p.m.

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Medringtons, Ltd. [Portrait of Lamar Fleming as a young man], photograph, c. 1923; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18740/: accessed August 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.