Makers of Fort Worth Page: 73
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clothier, is one of Fort
Worth's young business
men who believes in
doing things. Though
w w,, ,w~l~ conducting a store of
his own less than five years, he has
built up a splendid trade as well as
reputation in Fort Worth. Of all the
enterprises started last year in the
Panther City, not one missed Hugh
Jamieson as a booster, working continually
for the upbuilding of his
adopted city. Hugh Jamieson is of
Scotch ancestry. His father, Philip
Jamieson, and his mother, Dorcas
Wilson, were born in Edinburgh, but
moved to Canada before Hugh was
born at Toronto, in 1876. When only
sixteen years of age, young Jamieson
was graduated from Upper Canada
College at Toronto and a few years
later came to Texas, going to Galveston.
There he married Miss
Cecilia Seal in 1902. Mr. Jamieson
was in Fort Worth a number of years
before embarking in business for
himself. The firm originally was
known as Jamieson & Miller, but
now is Jamieson-Diggs. After business
hours, you'll find Hugh Jamieson
almost as busy as when you enter
his "Bright Spot" store down
town. He is a dog fancier and a
dog breeder. His kennels of bull )$,000 QP
dogs are known everywhere. That's RA16O N $100 X
his recreation and his hobby. Mr. yotW6 HN e '
Jamieson is a member of the Elks, (HANBV OFO
Chamber of Commerce, Ad Club and (0MA1-"r o n F4
associated with all the Fort Worth .OT
development organizations. As president
of the Fort Worth Ad Club he
headed the large delegation that
attended the Toronto convention and A
secured recognition of the Fort
Worth Truth Emblem plan. Truth
in advertising is his greatest business
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