Makers of Fort Worth Page: 97
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J. L. Price
ACOB L. PRICE was
born in Springfield, Illinois,
about forty years
I ago. His mother is a
native of the same town,
her ancestors having
originally settled in Pennsylvania.
His father was a practicing physician,
born near Lexington, Kentucky;
the family having removed there from
Prince Edwards County, Virginia,
where it had been established since
Colonial days. Mr. Price graduated lEx
from the High School in Springfield i
and went to a preparatory school in
anticipation of a college education.
About that time he was offered a
bank position and spent five years in
that business. After resigning his
position, he studied law in the offices
of Hon. John M. Palmer and of General
Orendorff. About ten years ago
he became associated with Armour &
Co., as credit man, and he held various
positions in the credit and financial
departments of that company.
He came to Fort Worth when the
local packing houses were opened.
He was elected president of the Stock
Yards National Bank July 2, 1908.
Mr. Price is a member of the River
Crest Country Club, Polo Club, Fort
Worth Golf Club, the Saddle and
Sirloin Club, Hella Temple of Dallas,
Knights Templar and various other
Masonic lodges, and of the Elks and
Sons of the American Revolution. He
has but two hobbies: out-of-door
sports and the banking business. Mr.
Price was married before coming to
Texas, his wife was formerly Harriet
Crabbe of Illinois. She is a granddaughter
of General Palmer, a former
governor of Illinois. ;
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