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E. G. Rall
LBERT GEORGE RALL
I is a prominent figure in
the wholesale g r a i n
b h business of Fort Worth
_ =1 an d the Southwest,
.I.... e having extensive mill
interests in Paris, Texas, Sherman,
and Gainesville, Texas, as well as
at Oklahoma City and Ardmore, in
Oklahoma. He has also business
interests in Kansas City as well as
Fort Worth. In addition to being
head of the E. G. Rall Wholesale
Grain Company of this city, he was
president of the Durrett-Winter
Company, now the Durrett-Vincent
Company. Mr. Rall is a successful
and enthusiastic stock raiser as well,
and takes a great interest in stock
farming. He is of Irish descent, the
son of George S. Rall and Mrs.
Estelle M. Rall, both natives of Ohio.
His father was born at Dayton and
his mother in Cincinnati. He was
born at North Vernon, Indiana, in
1866. He married Miss Kate Crenshaw.
They have two children, Marvin
and Miss Estelle. Mr. Rall is a
Republican, a member of the
Country Club, a Mason, Shriner and
an Elk, and was a member of the
University Club during its existence.
Mr. Rall is an enthusiastic motorist
and deeply interested in the good
roads movement that is being fostered
throughout the State of Texas.
He has also been an active but unostentatious
supporter of the various
movements that have resulted in the ll~
building of Fort Worth to its present I/
proportions, and is counted as one
of its leading citizens. In addition
to his handsome town residence at
Chase Court, he has a country residence
on the Benbrook Road. He
has local grain elevators at Riverside
and on the Arlington Heights
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