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J. B. Craddock :?
l dHN BAILEY CRAD- Wi
ri l IDOCK, one of the prom- ps
inent Virginians who
have settled in Texas,
withwhic hewas born at Houston,
dock -Va., February 8, 1866.
His parents, John W. Craddock and 1
Mary Easley Craddock, were both na-P I
tives of Virginia. He is secretary
and sales manager of the Carter
Grocer Company, and for eighteen
years has been actively connected
with that line of business in Fort 1 I
Worth, first with the Carter-Battle
Produce Company and then the Carter-Hunt
Grocer Company. Work,
hunting and fishing are his three
hobbies, each receiving their due
share of his time. Mr. Craddock
is a member of the Fort Worth
Lodge of Elks and of the Fort Worth
Rotary Club. In politics he is a :
Democrat, but has never been a candidate
for public office, devoting his
energies to the business enterprises
with which he has been connected.
April 26, 1904, he married Miss
Donna Lee Carter. Three children
have been born to them: Jean Craddock,
seven years old, and Dorothy
Lee Craddock, aged five years and
Jack B. Craddock, Jr., age two.
Their home is at 1330 Lipscomb
Street. Mr. Craddock takes great
interest in all matters for the development
of his business and of Fort
Worth, and is a member of the Ad
Club and the Chamber of Commerce,
organizations that are carrying on
progress in those lines.
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Newspaper Artists' Association, Forth Worth. Makers of Fort Worth, book, 1914; Fort Worth. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth41334/m1/38/: accessed December 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Amon Carter Museum.