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H. E. Finney
ANFORD EDSON FINNEY,
of Armour and Company
in Fort Worth,
was born in Clearfield,
3.,., Man, aPennsylvania, in 1868.
His father, Asrael C. Finney, came
originally from Meadville, Pennsylvania,
while his mother, Elizabeth
Edson Finney, was from Scottsville, :
New York. During the short time
that Mr. Finney has resided in Fort
Worth as head of the gigantic
Armour packing interests of the
Southwest, he has become identified I
with everything progressive in the
city. His motto, "keeping some- ,3 i
thing going on," has been felt by
the entire business interests of the
Panther City. His enterprise became
evident within a short time
after his arrival and his ability became
so pronounced that Mr. Finney
is now rightly regarded as
among the first citizens. He is a
32 Mason, an Elk, a director of the
Chamber of Commerce, a member
of the Fort Worth Club, the Country
Club and the Saddle and Sirloin
Club. H. E. Finney graduated
from the University of Kansas in
the fourth year of its existence.
While in college he was a member
of the exclusive and widely known
Phi Delta Theta. Mrs. Finney before
her marriage was Miss Annie
Evelyn Morris of Biddeford, Maine.
They have three children, Edson
Morris, nineteen years old; Dorothy
Elizabeth, seventeen, and Nancy
Evelyn, fifteen. Recently Mr. Finney
has been selected by Armour
and Company to become their South
American representative, and leaves
this fall for Rio Janeiro to take
charge of the fast growing South
American packing industry.
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