Seventh Generation


1041. Edward Hall McCuistion1390 was born on 2 September 1867 in Paris, Lamar County, Texas.1390,1391 In 1890 he was an Assistant County Attorney in Paris, Texas. In 1925 he was a President of Liberty national Bank in Paris, Texas. He held the post of President, Liberty National Bank until his retirement in 1941. Edward died on 26 July 1946 at the age of 78 in Paris, Texas.234,646 He was buried after 26 July 1946 in Evergreen Cemetery, Paris, Lamar County, Texas.234 He was educated Southern Normal School and business college in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Edward was educated Law in University of Texas. He has reference number 3348(43-347). He was elected as Mayor in Paris, Texas. He was Mayor for twelve years and made an enviable record. In that time he found homes for nearly one hundred orphan children, wrote articles on sanitation; which were considered authority in that line. Elected Mayor of Paris 1906, and remained for twelve years.

Edward Hall McCuistion and Evora B. Regenold were married on 7 August 1894 in Paris, Lamar County, Texas.1392 Evora B. Regenold, daughter of Frederick Altmeyer Regenold and Katherine Voorhies Porter, was born on 19 December 1871 in Mt. Pleasant, Tennessee. She died on 18 December 1960 at the age of 88 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.234 She was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Paris, Lamar County, Texas.234

Edward Hall McCuistion-564 and Evora B. Regenold-589 had the following children:

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Dr. Walter Regenold McCuistion-587.

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Dr. Harry McFatter McCuistion-590.

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Erin McCuistion-591.

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Aletha McCuistion was born on 12 June 1907 in Paris, Texas. She died on 9 February 1959 at the age of 51 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.234,645 "The Paris News, 9 February 1959". "Miss Aletha McCuistion, daughter of Mrs. Ed H. McCuistion and the late Mayor McCuistion of Paris, died Monday at 4 a.m. in a Fort Worth hospital, after a week's serious illness. She was dean of girls at W. C. Stripling High School in Fort Worth, where she taught a number of years. The funeral will be held in Paris sometime Wedness afternoon, Fry and Gibbs Funeral Home being in charge of arrangements. Surviving besides her mother are two brothers, Dr. W. R. McCuistion, Fort Worth and Dr. H. M. McCuistion, Sioux City, Iowa; four nieces and two nephews. Born in Paris, 12 Jun 1907, Aletha McCuistion was a daughter of Ed H. and Eva (Regenold) McCuistion, and was a member of First Methodist Church here. Her father was an outstanding civic leader of paris, a longtime banker and business man, noted as a local historian and as a Bible teacher. After graduation from Paris High School, Miss McCuistion attended Texas Woman's University, then Texas State college for Women in Denton, where she received her AB and BS degrees, her master of arts degree being conferred by Texas Christian University, Fort Worth. She had also done extensive work in the field of guidance and counseling. she was a Member of the Principals and Vice-Principals Association; Council of Administrative Women, the Texas State Teachers Association and National Education Association."
"The Paris News, 10 February 1959." "Service for Miss Aletha McCuistion, daughter of Mrs. Ed. H. McCuistion and the late Mayor McCuistion of Paris, will be held Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at Fry-Gibbs chapel and burial made in Evergreen Cemetery. The Rev. John Shuler of First Methodist Church, where Miss McCuistion was a member, will officiate and pallbearers will be R. C. (Bob) Nelson, Irwin McClanahan, Gilbert Cecil, Paul Crawford, Carl McWherter and James Ferguson. Miss McCuistion, born and reared in Paris, had taught school a number of years in Ft. Worth and had been dean of girls at W. C. Stripling High School some time before her death early Monday." She was buried on 11 February 1959 in Evergreen Cemetery, Paris, Lamar County, Texas.234 Aletha has reference number 3350/3348(43iv-347). Aletha McCuistion was not married.