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From: "John Anderson" <>
Subject: RE: [TXLIMEST] Fw: Mexia in the 1920's
Date: Wed, 08 Dec 2004 15:40:45 -0600
Been to both places. The library was a gold mine of information. I'm
hoping to find someone who has personal knowledge or old pictures that
weren't in the newspaper. The newspaper sent me to the library.
John C. Anderson
>From: "theshadow" <>
>Subject: [TXLIMEST] Fw: Mexia in the 1920's
>Date: Wed, 8 Dec 2004 15:26:01 -0600
>You might contact Bob Wright at the Mexia Daily News 254-562-2868 or
>someone at the Gibbs Memorial Library www.gibbslibrary.com 254-562-3231.
>I know the library has quite a few pictures of Mexia during the oil boom.
>BTW, there is an Earl Anderson listed in the phone book: 254-562-3545 whom
>you might try just in case there is a cousin there....
>----- Original Message -----
>From: John Anderson
>Sent: Wednesday, December 08, 2004 9:11 AM
>Subject: Mexia in the 1920's
>My research takes me to Mexia during the oil boom. My father, Charles O
>ANDERSON and his brother, Earl J. ANDERSON, who were oil men, moved to
>in about 1921. Here's where it got strange. Instead of drilling, they
>opened a Studebaker dealership and ran it untill about 1926. I am looking
>for information and pictures of the dealership. I have a picture of the
>showroom and thier cars in a parade on my website
>http://www.geocities.com/johncanderson_99/anderson.html. I would
>John C. Anderson
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