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Page 5 of j Obituary A. I). DICKINSON (V alley Morning Star News Strrirr) FORT WORTH —Funeral services for A. D. Dickinson, 52. of Brownsville, Brownsville, since 1910. a Valley real estate estate operator, who died at Marlin early Saturday morning, were held at the Polytechnic Methodist church 1 here Monday morning. Burial was at R ose Hill cemetery. A number of friends of the family and several associates of the deceased deceased from the Valley, attended S the rites for the pioneer developer. Mr. Dickinson is survived by his widow; his father. A. D. Dickinson. Sr.. of Fort Worth; two sisters, Mrs. T. W. McRae, Fort Worth, and Mrs. Sam Tigert. of Dallas; three h^o+h- ere, R. C. and W. W.. of Fort Worth, and J. E., of Dallas. The deceased, for ninr years prior to 1919 was intimately connected connected with the development of farm and rural communities in San Benito. Mercedes and Rayrnond- ville. In 1919 he moved to Brownsville Brownsville and his firm, the James* Dickinson Company, ultimately developed developed and settled some 20.000 acres of land in the El Jardin tract. He also developed the Los Ebanos section adjoining Brownsville. Mr. Dickinson was also instrumental in the building of the El Jardin hotel at Brownsville, the Valley Bonded Warehouse and the Capitol Theatre building at Brownsville. Mr. Dickinson was also deeply interested interested in the development of deep water facilities at Brownsville and Port Isabel, and lived to see these wishes fulfulled. -LOAD—

Clipped from Valley Morning Star17 Nov 1936, TuePage 5

Valley Morning Star (Harlingen, Texas)17 Nov 1936, TuePage 5
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