Makers of Fort Worth Page: 27
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LONZO CARTER, proprietor
Studio & Photo Supply
Company, is a native
of Alabama. He was
born near Anniston,
that State, May 11, 1873, the son of
M. A. and E. E. Carter. He attended
the public schools of his native
State and after completing the
course, entered Cumberland Seminary
of Alabama. From Alabama
Mr. Carter traveled extensively in
the interest of his profession, in
which he has been so successful
since coming to Fort Worth in 1908,
succeeding Mr. Greer. Mr. Carter
is a member of the Elks, Woodmen
of the World, Knights of Pythias,
Ad Men's Club, Rotary Club and the
Chamber of Commerce. High-grade
portraits and art photographing are
his hobbies. Among the prominent
Fort Worth men who have been
given sittings by him are those
whose pictures appear in this volume.
In May, 1906, Mr. Carter
married Miss Edna C. Guthrie at
Galveston. They have two children,
Lorraine, aged six years, and Justine,
aged two. Their home is at
2201 Fairmount avenue. For many
years he has been the official photographer
for the City of Fort Worth
and his collection of plates and negatives
is one of the largest and most
complete in the entire Southwest. He /
is highly popular as a club man and
well known in business circles
throughout the city.
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Newspaper Artists' Association, Forth Worth. Makers of Fort Worth, book, 1914; Fort Worth. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth41334/m1/28/: accessed June 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Amon Carter Museum.