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pharmacist

Richard Henry Fonville, American pharmacist. Member Anglican Church; Mason (Shriner).

Background

Fonville, Richard Henry was born on April 30, 1882 in Center. Texas. Son of Washington Jefferson and Mary (Garett) Fonville.

Education

Student Nacogdoches (Texas) High School, 1896-1897, Barnes Medical College, St. Louis, 1898-1900.

Career

2d, Clara McCormick, April 20, 1925;Annual In retail drug business, Houston, since 1903. Mayor City of Houston, 1937-1938 (refused renomination), chairman Houston Board Health. Chairman Houston Board Education (president 1924-1928.

Instituted $11,000,000 building program and complete reorganization for public schools). Organized 1st branch American Social Hygiene Association in Texas, 1932.

Membership

Member Anglican Church. Mason (Shriner).

Connections

Married Lillian Racke, January 23, 1907 (died 1916). Children: Beverly (Mistress William Keesee Van Zandt), Irma (Mistress J. B. Garrett), Dorothy) m.

father:
Washington Jefferson Fonville

mother:
Mary (Garett) Fonville

spouse:
Lillian Racke

child:
Irma Fonville (Mistress J. B. Garrett)

child:
Dorothy) m Fonville

child:
Beverly Fonville (Mistress William Keesee Van Zandt)