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W. V. Galbreath
ARREN VAL ETTE
live stock agent of the
Missouri, Kansas &
Texas Railway system,
Ohio, having been born at Georgetown.
His first work was in the
banking business and his preliminary
success in that was so great that he [iI
still retains large financial holdings
in the North and East. However, he 7ii
gave up the banking business to g
enter the employ of the Missouri, iB
Kansas & Texas. He was given
charge of the live stock department.
To him, more than to anyone else,
is due the efficiency of this department.
He is responsible for building
it. Mr. Galbreath does most of i
his work from Fort Worth, though I
he is required to make frequent
trips to Kansas City, St. Louis, St. I' m
Joseph, San Antonio and elsewhere,
and is known wherever the live stock
business is known from St. Louis to
the Pacific coast. He came to Fort
Worth October 1, 1900, and has resided
here since. Next to his efficient
service as a live stock agent,
Mr. Galbreath is famed for his horse
show generalship. He has built up
the Fort Worth show to its present
high standing and reputation. Before
retiring from the Fort Worth show,
Mr. Galbreath had charge of five
different annual exhibitions. He has
judged shows at Kansas City, St.
Louis, State Fair of Missouri, San
Antonio, Denver and Chicago. Mr.
Galbreath is a graduate of Marietta
College, Ohio. He married Miss
Ella Hall of Sedalia, Missouri. -
He is a member of the River Crest
Country Club, Chamber of Commerce,
Elks and Fort Worth Club.
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