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T. A. Nored
NORED, Manager of
the Lee Livestock Com-l
mission Company, is
one of the prominent
figures on the Fort
Worth market, the second largest
cattle market in the world. The
Lee Livestock Commission Company
is one of the largest commission
companies operating and has offices
in the eight principal cattle cities of
the country-Fort Worth, Kansas
City, Chicago, St. Louis, St. Joseph,
Omaha, Sioux City and Denver. Mr.
Nored is known all over the Southwest
as a cattle commission merchant
and he is also widely interested
in ranching and cattle feeding.
He was one of the first men to
take up silo feeding and is a leader
in this line. His first venture in
this new field consisted of two 150ton
silos erected north of the stockyards.
He has since built two large
cement silos *of 382 tons capacity
each at Bluffdale, Erath county. Mr.
Nored is a descendant of the Tennessee
family of that name. Both
his father, Thomas Jefferson Nored,
and his mother, Mrs. M. C. Nored,
were born in that State. His birth r
took place at Paris, Tennessee, May
18, 1880. The family came to Fort
Worth while he was a young boy,
and his education was received in
the public schools of this city. He ,/
married Miss Sallie Elizabeth Sloan,
September 14, 1909. Her death
occurred April 5, 1912. They had
one child, Eugene, aged three. Mr.
Nored is one of the members of the
Old Town Lodge of Masons, No. 148,
and a member of the Saddle and
Sirloin Club. P
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