Makers of Fort Worth Page: 89
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W.T. Montgomery ha be a
man who is prominent
not only in his particular
line of business but
u pnin the general social
and commercial life of Fort Worth,
was born in Haywood County, Tennessee,
August 30, 1872. His residence
in the Panther City, however,
has been long, for he came here 12
years ago. His father was John D.
Montgomery who originally came
was Miss Susie Williams, a native
of Kentucky. Young Montgomery
spent his boyhood days in Tennessee,
attending the public schools at
Brownsville. Incidentally, he managed
to become a Republican in a
community that was ordinarily
strongly Democratic. Essentially,
Mr. Montgomery has been a railroad
builder and road builder, a business
in which he has been largely engaged.
Some of his work has been
upon the St. Louis, Brownsville &
Mexico, Trinity & Brazos Valley, the
Frisco branches to Brady and to
May, the Stephenville North and
South, Fort Worth & Denver and
Rock Island. States in which Mr.
Montgomery has been in charge of
railroad construction work are: Texas,
Nebraska, Colorado, Iowa, Illi- ) ~ ,
nois, Missouri, Alabama, Mississippi,
Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma,
New Mexico and Ohio. Mr. Montgomery
is a member of the University
Club and of the Elks. In both
of these organizations he is prominent.
The particular hobby of Mr.
Montgomery is good roads for Tex- -
as. He is now living in San Antonio.
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