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James Spencer Fitzhugh

Fitzhugh, James Spencer, lawyer; born, near Waco, Texas, July 14, 1863 ; son John Spencer and Mary I. (Everett) Fitzhugh, B.L., Baylor Univ., Waco, Texas, 1888 ;

spent year, 1888-9, at Texas State Univ., Law Dept. Married Nettie M. Spalding, 1889, at Waco, Texas; second, Mrs. Ida M. Gossett, July, 1908, at Clovis, N.M. Taught in the public schools of Texas, year, 1889-90; Pres. of Blum College, Texas, 1890-1 ; settled at Waco, Fall of 1891, and practiced law there until Jan., 1903, then moved to Carlsbad, N.M., and practiced law there until Sept. 1904; then moved to Portales, N.M., and practiced law there and at Roswell and Carlsbad until May, 1907, when quit law practice and purchase large amount of property at Clovis, N.M., to which has since given exclusive attention. 

Stockholder, Brownhorn Townsite Co., and Atty and Treas., of same, also of the Melrose-Tucumcari Automobile & Townsite Co., 1906-7. Chairman, 2 years, Bd of Education, Clovis, N.M., 1907-12. Member: Masons, Clovis Lodge, No. 41; Scottish Rite, I.O.O.F., Clovis Lodge, No. 31; Knights of Maccabees, Supreme Tent. Res.: 403 E. Belden st.; Office: 101 S. Main st., Fitzhugh bldg., Clovis, N.M.   

Source:  Builders of Our Nation, Men of 1914 pub. Men of Nineteen-Fourteen, Chicago, Ill. 1915.

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