Makers of Fort Worth Page: 4
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E. H. Ailes
AILES has helped give
good streets to many
Texas cities, and is one
of the best known pav.
s X nil ing men in the Southwest.
As superintendent of the
Texas Bitulithic Company he had
charge of the construction of the
many miles of Bitulithic in this city
and also took part in the extensive
paving campaigns in El Paso, Dallas
and Corpus Christi. All his business
life has been spent in the paving
business and all with the same company,
with which he has been connected
over ten years. He has been i
in Texas since 1906 and in Fort
Worth since 1908. He is noted for
his energetic work in all public
matters and was one of the most
successful workers in the Chamber M a M SA
of Commerce membership contest, i
when he served upon one of the
contesting teams. He is also an
active worker in the Bovinians and
other similar organizations, and is
an Elk and a Mason. Mr. Ailes
was born in Botkins, Shelby County,
Ohio, November 9, 1882. He is of
Welsh and German ancestry and the
son of Moses H. and Mary Ailes,
both natives of Ohio. His education
was obtained in Ohio Wesleyan
University. He is a Shriner, York
and Scottish Rite Degree Mason, and
has been prominent in all the orders
to which he belongs. He was
actively in charge of the construction
work during the time the large
bitulithic contracts were being carried
out here and made a host of
friends for himself and the company
by his consideration of the rights of
others and lessening of the temporary
inconveniences such as accompany
all improvement work. -
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