Makers of Fort Worth Page: 42
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E. A. Cuendet
A. CUENDET, general
manager for A. A.
Busch & Company in
Fort Worth, was born
at St. Croix, Switzerland,
May 4, 1874. He
that fled from their native country n
in 1685 to escape religious persecution,
going into Switzerland. Mr.
Cuendet's father was August F.
Cuendet of St. Croix and his mother
Mary Louise Cuendet of Grandson,
Switzerland. As a youth, Mr. Cuendet
attended the Ecole Industriele Cantonale
of Lausanne. Coming to the '
United States to make his own way i _
in the world, he settled in Missouri, i v
residing in Carthage and St. Louis
before leaving that state and remov- 1
ing to Texas. It was while living
in Missouri that Mr. Cuendet married
Miss Alice G. Hargrave of Carthage,
Missouri. They were married
in 1905 and have one child, a
daughter, aged three. At the outbreak
of the Spanish-American war,
Mr. Cuendet, then residing in Missouri,
was appointed a lieutenant
in the Second Missouri Volunteer Infantry.
He is a member of the
Masons and the Fort Worth Lodge
B. P. O. E., and has been a consistent
and energetic worker for its success i
and welfare at all times. As chair- /
man of the finance committee of the
lodge he rendered it most dis- _
tinguished service, giving to its
affairs the same energy and ability
that have resulted in his great business
success in Fort Worth. He is
highly popular as a club man and a
noted success as a business man. /
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Newspaper Artists' Association, Forth Worth. Makers of Fort Worth, book, 1914; Fort Worth. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth41334/m1/43/: accessed January 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Amon Carter Museum.