|Posted By:||Norman Jordan|
|Subject:||Re: E. P. Jordan, Kodak Finishing, Austin, Texas|
|Post Date:||November 03, 2008 at 05:21:41|
|Forum:||Travis County, TX Genealogy Forum|
I have this man in my family tree. Would like to find out if his pictures still around.
Here is his Obituary
From Lisbon Enterprise 3/15/1912
The daily Tribune of Austin, Texas gives the following account of E. C. Jordan, a former Lisbon boy. C. A. Jordan (brother) is now in that state.
E P Jordan one of the best known photographers in Texes and well known citizen of Austin died at 2:45 o'clock this morning after a long illness. He had been suffering a long time from Bright's disease.
Mr. Jordan had lived in Austin for about 10 years and had built up one of the largest Photograph businesses in the south. He was a extensive traveler and had visited every state in the United States except two and in his traveles had made a rare collection of pictures.
He was born Lisbon, ME. 1862 and was graduate of Bowdoin College at Brunswick, ME. class of 1883.Upon comeing west he located in St. Louis where he was engaged foe a time in bok publishing business.
He was son of the late Hon. Charles B Jordan of Lisbon, ME. and leaves a sister Lizzie of Portland, ME. and brother Charles A Jordan of Lisbon, ME. He visited his former home in Maine last summer.
Two years ago he was married to Mrs. Nina McDough of Marshall, Texas, who survives him