JACK H. MOORE
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MANAGER OF BARNES
Jack H. Moore, local manager for the W. F. & J. F.
Barnes Lumber Company is a native Texan, having been born in Coryell
County, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Moore. After completing his
school work, Jack began his business career in a lumber yard working for
his brother in Gatesville. Following this he was employed by the Wm.
Cameron Company for a period of eight years. In 1918 he moved to Hamilton
and accepted his present employment.
Mr. Moore is a wide-awake and progressive citizen and
takes great interest in all things that are for the upbuilding of this
community. He is a charter member of the Hamilton Lions Club and served as
the president in 1936-37. He was married to Miss Hattie South of Clyde,
Texas in 1907. They have two children, Ray Moore of Muleshoe, and Mrs.
Orville W. Davis of Hamilton.
John Moore, father of Jack Moore died at his home place
this month after reaching the age of 86. He had lived on the same place
for 60 years and was the first man to bring barbed wire into the Cove
Creek community in Coryell County. Among his possessions was a land grant
signed by Sam Houston while governor or Texas.
In 1907 Capt. C. L. Johnson established this yard in
Hamilton. After conducting the business for 10 years it was purchased by
the present owner, who operates 25 lumber yards and six furniture and
hardware stores in Texas. Regardless of the size of the company it
maintains the individuality of the town where located and it takes pride
in boosting and going its part for the betterment of the city and the
HAMILTON COUNTY NEWS, Vol. VIII, No. 7
THE CARLTON CITIZEN, Vol. 30, No. 23
Friday, June 24, 1938
W. F. Billingslea, Publisher, Hamilton
Jack Houston Moore was born
September 5, 1884, and died March 25, 1964. He was a son of John
Samuel Moore, Jr. and Margaret (Griffin) Moore. Jack married Hattie
Leona (South) on September 8, 1907.--Elreeta