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F. M. Kuhlman
HEN Fred M. Kuhlman
of Huntington, Indiana,
moved to Texas
twenty-two years ago,
inoed__Uf" welcomed a son of one
of Indiana's pioneer residents, Frederick
Kuhlman. Fred Kuhlman,
prominent paving contractor of this
city, was born in Huntington, Indiana,
May 26, 1866. He is the son
of Frederick Kuhlman and Verena
Long Kuhlman, members of old
Hoosier state families. Young Kuhlman,
came to Texas when but twenty-six
years of age. He moved to
Fort Worth two years later and has
resided here continuously twenty
years. His work as a contractor,
however, has not been restricted to
Fort Worth nor to paving. He has
erected many structures, as well as
paved many streets over the State in
these twenty years. Mr. Kuhlman
is noted for his hobby-motoring.
He enjoys the streets which he has
built about as much as anybody else.
His sole connection with secret societies
and lodges is his membership
in the Mystic Knights of Bovinia,
the organization peculiar and native
to Fort Worth. He is a Democrat
and unmarried. Among the recent
Fort Worth improvements in which
he has taken part is the West
Seventh Street Viaduct that helps
form the continuous motorway from
the heart of the city to Arlington
Heights and other suburbs on the
west. As a contractor he has made
a noted success in Fort Worth.
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