Title: A history of Texas and Texans
Year: 1914 (1910s)
Authors: Johnson, Francis White, 1799-1884 Barker, Eugene Campbell, 1874-1956, ed Winkler, Ernest William, 1875-1960
Subjects: Texas — History Texas — Biography
Publisher: Chicago, American Historical Society
Contributing Library: Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN
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h Mr. Eich-ardson has been a factor in wool production in WestTexas prices have had a great range, from five cents perpound to twenty-five cents per pound. During the Cleve-land administration, when wool was placed on the freelist, and in consequence of the tariff tinkering of thattime, wool prices fell to the lowest known minimum offive cents per pound. Mr. Eichardson, besides his large interest as a woolraiser, is a director in the Concho Valley Loan and TrustCompany of San Angelo, and is vice-president and oneof the large stockholders in the First National Bank ofSan Angelo. Fraternally he is affiliated with the Knightsof Pythias, and has membership in the Presbyterianchurch. On November 25, 1890, he married Miss CarrieB. Scudder, of Tennessee. Mr. and Mrs. Eichardson havethree children, two sons and one daughter. D. B. Eich-ardson, the oldest, is now connected with the South BendWoolen Mills in South Bend, Indiana; Eobert S. Eich-ardson is attending the West Texas Military Academy
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^ TEXAS AND TEXANS 1633 in San Antonio; the daughter, Miss Janet H. Eichard-son, is in school in San Angelo. The Eichardson sheep ranch is located thirty-five milesnorthwest of San Angelo, and its fifty thousand acresspread over portions of Tom Green, Sterling and Irioncounties. It is watered by Eocky Creek, and by twenty-two driven wells, each one equipped with windmill andlarge water tank. This large acreage is divided intotwenty-seven inclosures, and the ranch is equipped withthree separate residences, with a shearing shed and allthe improvements and facilities for the sheep industry.As a wool grower Mr. Eichardson, almost as a matter ofcourse, is a Eepublican in politics, and thoroughly be-lieves in the protective tariff. He has served as chair-man of the Eepublican party in his home county foreighteen years, and is a vigorous advocate of Eepublicanprinciples. He is vice-president of the State Sheep, Goatand Wool-Growers Association of Texas. Mr. Eichardson is a Scotchman and of a
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