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E. C. Hoadley
EW big buildings have
been erected in Texas
during the past twelve
years without Edward
Copland Hoadley being
connected with them in
President of the Fort Worth Builders
Supply Company for ten years, but
recently sold his interests in that
company, and is now Vice-President
and General Manager of the Texas i
Clay Products Company, which has
the most modern fire-proofing plant in
the Southwest, manufacturing hollow
building tile, partition blocks, silo
blocks, drain tile, face brick and fire
brick. Mr. Hoadley was born at
Lewes, England, he being of ScotchEnglish
ancestry. Twelve years ago
he came to Texas, taking up his residence
in Fort Worth. For two years
he acted as the Southwestern Representative
of the Kelley Island
Lime and Transport Company of
Cleveland, Ohio. Ten years ago,
however, he resigned this important
post to organize the concern of
which he was the head. Mr. Hoadley
married Miss Edna Tidball, member
of one of the .oldest and best known
families in Fort Worth. One child
has been born to them, Suzanne
Austin, eight years of age. Mr.
Hoadley is a member of the River
Crest Country Club. He is an enthusiastic
golfer and follower of
other outdoor sports. Before his
present business connections were
made, Mr. Hoadley was general
manager of the Malakoff Press Brick
Company, of which he was the
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Newspaper Artists' Association, Forth Worth. Makers of Fort Worth, book, 1914; Fort Worth. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth41334/m1/70/: accessed November 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Amon Carter Museum.