Introduction to this letter by H H Hamilton: this is a copy of the onion-skin copy of the original letter found among the papers of the old Frisco Records building. It list names of RR long since gone, and other holdings of the Corporation.

 

 

 

 

St. Louis, July 17, 1918

Mr. L. Kramer,

Federal Manager,

St. Louis,

 

Responding to your request for information dated July 15th, received today:

I beg to inform you that I am a Director or Officer, or both, of the following Railroad Corporations, SUBSIDIARIES of St. Louis San Francisco Railroad Company, to wit:

 

Name of Corporation Offices held therein

BIRMINGHAM BELT RAILROAD CO Director, Secretary and Treasurer

(Mr. L C Williams, Asst. Treas., is also

Asst. Secy. and Asst. Treas. of the

Birmingham Belt Railroad Company)

 

BONNERVILLE AND SOUTHWESTERN RAILROAD COMPANY

Assistant Secretary and Assistant Treasure

 

FAYETTEVILLE AND LITTLE ROCK RAILROAD COMPANY

Assistant Secretary and Assistant Treasure

 

FORT WORTH & RIO GRANDE RAILWAY COMPANY.

Assistant Secretary and Assistant Treasure

 

FRISCO REFRIGERATOR LINE, Director, Secretary and Treasurer

(Mr L. O. Williams, Asst. Treas., is also

Asst. Secy, and Asst. Tras. of the

Frisco Refrigerator Line).

 

KANSAS CITY AND MEMPHIS RAILWAY AND BRIDGE COMPANY

Assistant Secretary and Assistant Treasure

 

THE KANSAS CITY, FORT SCOTT AND MEMPHIS RAILWAY COMPANY

Director, Assistant Secretary and Assistant Treasure

 

KANSAS CITY, MEMPHIS AND BIRMINGHAM RAILROAD COMPANY

Director, Secretary and Treasurer

 

LITTLE ROCK AND TEXAS RAILWAY COMPANY

Assistant Secretary and Assistant Treasure

 

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METROPOLITAN RAPID TRANSIT LIGHT AND POWER COMPANY

Secretary and Treasurer

 

PARIS AND GREAT NORTHERN RAILROAD COMPANY

Assistant Secretary and Assistant Treasure

 

PITTSBURGH AND COLUMBUS RAILWAY COMPANY,

Assistant Secretary and Assistant Treasure

 

SAPULPA AND OIL FIELD RAILROAD, Secretary and Treasurer

 

ST. LOUIS, SAN FRANCISCO AND TEXAS RAILWAY COMPANY

Assistant Secretary and Assistant Treasure

 

SPRINGFIELD CONNECTING RAILWAY COMPANY

Director, Secretary and Treasurer

 

TYRONEA CENTRAL RAILROAD COMPANY, Assistant Secretary and Assistant Treasure

 

THE WEST TULSA BELT RAILROAD COMPANY, Secretary and Treasurer;

 

and of the following Railroad Corporation, not a SUBSIDIARY of St. Louis San Francisco Railway Company, but 40% of the stock of which is owned by St. Louis San Francisco Railway Company, is to wit:

 

ROCK ISLAND FRISCO TERMINAL RAILWAY COMPANY, Secretary and Treasurer.

 

That I am a Director or an Officer, or both, in other Railroad Corporations which have long since been divested of the ownership of the railroads formerly owned by them, whose corporate organization has been abandoned, i.e., those corporations are no longer going concerns:

 

That I am one of the Directors of the Southwestern Bell Telephone Company of Missouri, and of the Southwestern Bell Telephone Company of New York;

 

That I am not a Director or Officer of any bank, trust company, or other financial institution; and have no interest, direct or indirect, in any such financial institution;

That I am one of the Directors of the L. & I. J. White Company, a Corporation engaged in the manufacture, at Buffalo, N. Y., of edged tools and machine knives, representing in that Corporation an important interest owned by members of my family, which Corporation may sell a part of its product to one or more railroad under Federal control.

 

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That I am Assistant Secretary and Assistant Treasurer of

 

ARKANSAS COAL AND MINING COMPANY, a Corporation owning, but not operating, coal lands in the State of Arkansas

 

CRAWFORD COUNTY MINING COMPANY, a Corporation owning, but not operating, coal lands in Crawford County, Kansas.

 

Assistant Secretary and Assistant Treasurer of

 

INTERMITTENT VACUUM PRE-COOLING COMPANY OF TEXAS, a Corporation owning an industrial plant in the State of Texas, which has not engaged in any business for the past 4 or 5 years.

 

That I am Secretary and treasurer of

 

NEW MEXICO AND ARIZONA LAND COMPANY, a Corporation, 50% of whose capital stock is owned by St. Louis San Francisco Railway Company, owning lands in the States of New Mexico and Arizona.

 

 

Respectfully,

 

(signed) F. H. HAMILTON

 

FHH/EE