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Barringer Norton Co. Tailors & Shirt Makers At 412 Main St.

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8 hours ago, Earlydays said:

I wonder if that is the same "Norton" that established the Norton Ditto Men's Store'


I did not initially think so, but a little bit of digging proved that you are indeed correct. This article on the merger between Harold's and Norton Ditto states that Norton Ditto was founded as Barringer-Norton in 1908:




There is a reference in the Texas Railway Journal to the president of Barringer-Norton being a Mr. Court Norton:


https://books.google.com/books?id=cj8tAQAAMAAJ&pg=RA2-PA18&lpg=RA2-PA18&dq=barringer+norton&source=bl&ots=vqUxMbvzSL&sig=ACfU3U2moHA_ekiUgmYPkgDKUMyelMBijw&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwj_gLScrpTgAhWIna0KHY_WDsY4ChDoATADegQIBxAB#v=onepage&q=barringer norton&f=false

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