Horace H. Cobb

Horace H. Cobb

Birth
Windham, Windham County, Vermont, USA
Death 17 Oct 1937 (aged 87)
Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
Burial Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
Plot Block 47, Lot 37, Space 6
Memorial ID 48917963 · View Source
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A lawyer, Horace was the son of Lyman and Ellen (Howard) Cobb, his parents were also natives of Vermont, but died in Texas.

He attended Yale College and later Cornell University and was admitted to the bar. In 1890 he headed South and settled at Fort Worth where he obtained employment as manager and corporate secretary of Belcher Mortgage Company.

Through his connections there, he later became a director of the Southern Trust Company and had interests in the Portillo Land and Lumber, and Economy Oil companies.

A long-time promoter and supporter of Fort Worth, he was a member and the honorary president of the Glen Garden Country Club and a member of the Fort Worth Club.

Horace married Susan M. Church in 1871.


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  • Created by: Debbie Gibbons
  • Added: 28 Feb 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 48917963
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Horace H. Cobb (9 Jan 1850–17 Oct 1937), Find A Grave Memorial no. 48917963, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Debbie Gibbons (contributor 46921763) .