Makers of Fort Worth Page: 58
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A. S. Goetz _
RTHUR S. GOETZ is
engaged in the business
4 i ~ agent, dealing princi-
pally in machinery and
ge n e r a contractors' . i
supplies. He is one of Fort Worth's
most progressive citizens, interested
in several enterprises and always
anxious to help in the Panther City's
commercial, civic and social advancement.
Arthur S. Goetz was born e ::
in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, July 16,
1863. His father, August William
Goetz, came to this country from
his birthplace in Damstadt, Germany.
His mother, Augusta Goetz, .
was born in Erfurt, Germany. The
parents were among the earliest settlers
in the city of Milwaukee. The
son was educated in the public
schools of Milwaukee. Mr. Goetz
and Miss Flora B. Jones of
Milwaukee were married August
4, 1886, before Mr. Goetz came to
Texas. One daughter, well known
in Fort Worth as Miss Florence
Goetz and now Mrs. N. L. Cort of
New York City, has been born. Mr.
Goetz takes an interest in politics
as related to good government. The
follower of the golden rule in all
his business and social duties, Mr.
Goetz applies to politics, "the best
man for the place." He is a thirtysecond
degree Mason, a Knight __t, E . .
Templar, belongs to the Shrine, K.
of P. and is a past exalted ruler /////of
the B. P. O. E. He is an active / ,
member of the Chamber of Com- ..
merce and a consistent worker for -'_"- d
the upbuilding of Texas and Fort
Worth. (- I
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