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Desc of Tully and Virgie Klepper

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Re: Desc of Tully and Virgie Klepper

Posted: 31 Jul 2010 9:48AM GMT
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33. TULLIS BEVERLY KLEPPER (John, Daniel, Samuel ?, Jacob Sr.), was born 16 March 1886 Plano, Collin County, Texas; son of John W. Klepper and Lucinda J. Patterson. He moved to Foard County, Texas with his family in December 1885; died 3 November 1966 in Foard County, Texas.

Married in 1922 to Virginia Newton

He began his long newspaper career in 1906 when he bought a half interest in “The Foard County New” from the late H. L. Kimsey. The firm of Kimsey and Klepper operated the paper until 1911 when they sold out. In 1916, they again purchased the paper, and in 1929, he bought out Mr. Kimsey’s half interest and became sole owner. In 1958 he formed a partnership with his son, Bill, and his partnership remained until his death.

Children:
i. William “Bill” N. Klepper


Reference:
1870 Collin County, Texas; 1900-1910 Forad County, Texas Censuses; “They Loved The Land”; “History of the Texas Press Association” (Golden Julee History ~ 1929); Texas Press Messenger. June 1954; Death Notice, “Foard Co. News” 11-4-99.
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