Pictured: Joyce Pate Capper at the Pate Museum of Transportation, 1976
Summary: Donor and her husband, A.M. Pate, Jr., were active in historical preservation organizations in Fort Worth and the State of Texas. A.M. Pate, Jr., served as President and Chairman of the Board of Texas Refinery Co., a company founded by his father, until his death. Following Mr. Pate's death, Mrs. Pate married heart surgeon, Dr. David Capper. She continued her involvement with several organizations in Fort Worth, including serving as president of the Fort Worth Garden Club and sponsoring the marker application of the Mary Daggett Lake historical marker. Mrs. Pate donated biographical files on the Pate and Capper families and various materials related to historic preservation in Fort Worth, the Tarrant County Medical Society and other Fort Worth organizations to the Archives.
Pate and Capper Families
Fort Worth Society
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