Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas. Page: 345 of 1,110
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HISTORY IOF DALLAS COUNTY. 330
Guardia Palatina, being afterward nominated
Chamberlain and charged with the Ttendencia
de la Cosa Imperial. He accompanied
Empress Charlotte to Yucatan in 1865 and
was sent to England in 1866 on important official
business. Upon his return to Mexico
Maximilian began his movement from
Orizaba to Queretaro and sent Mr. Gunner
to assume command of the Imperial yacht
Undine, destined to take Maximilian to
Europe if he should abdicate the throne.
Maximilian was shot at Queretaro June 19,
1867, and Mr. Gunner returned to Miramae
with the yacht Undine, and re-entered the
Austrian navy. In 1875 he settled at Teplitz,
Austria, a celebrated watering place, which
was greatly damaged by a catastrophe in the
coal mines, and Mr. Gunner lost all his accumulations.
He came to San Antonio, Texas, in 1855,
and in June of the same year to Dallas, where
he has a well stocked book-store. His eldest
son is a private in the Third United States
Cavalry Regiment. He has a brother who is
Austrian Consul General to Cairo, Egypt, and
another brother who is Chief Surgeon of the
Austrian Red Cross and who distinguished
himself in the war with Russia.
S. GARRISON is the secretary and
general manager of the Dallas Consolidated
Traction Railway Company,
a position he has held since early in the year
1890. He had been a citizen of Dallas since
March, 1881, and immediately opened the
Pacific Express Company's office, which he
conducted until he resigned to accept his
present position. He was born in Schoharie
county, New York, in 1850, the youngest of
four children born to Aaron and Althena
(Sherman) Garrison, " York Staters " by birth
and of English descent. The paternal grandfather
was in the Colonial arlny during the
Revolutionary war. Aaron Garrison was
one of the first homeopathic physicians of
this country, and in 1855 became a resident of
La Salle county, Illinois, settling at Mendota,
in which city and the surrounding country he
built up a very extensive practice. In 1861,
Quincy, Illinois, became his place of abode,
but some years later he moved to Coltrnmbia,
Missouri, where he was called from life in
1868, at which time he was in the active
practice of his profession. His widow resides
in Solano county, California.
L. S. Garrison was educated in the schools
of Mendota, Illinois, and finished his education
in the State University at Columbia,
Missouri and afterward at Cornell University,
New York, which institution he entered in
1869, class of 1873. -Ie then entered tile
United States Express office at Moberly, Missouri,
and a short time after was made private
secretary of the Missouri division of the
United States Express Company, with headquarters
at St. Louis. In that year he went
to California and embarked in the canning of
fruit at San Jose, being connected with the
Golden Gate Packing Comnpany, but upon his
return to Missouri once more engaged in the
express business, and in the winter of 1880
opened the first Pacific Express office in
Texas. In March, 1881, as above stated,
Dallas became his home.
He was married in St. Louis, in 1873, to
Mrs. Amelia Amanda McMaster, a native of
Ohio and a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. amnpbell,
natives of Ohio, in which State the father
lived and died. The mother is now a resident
of Kent, Ohio. By her first marriage
Mrs. Garrison became the mother of two
children: Wallace V. and M/ary Frances, the
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Lewis Publishing Company. Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas., book, 1892; Chicago, Illinois. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth20932/m1/345/: accessed August 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Public Library.