Mary Ware

  Age did nothing to diminish the vitality and youthful vigor of Amarillo philanthropist Mary Ware. She water- and snow-skied and snorkeled until she was 75 and played tennis for another 10 years after that, her son Richard Ware remembered. … Continue reading

William Stewart Simkins (1842 – 1929)

“SIMKINS, WILLIAM STEWART (1842-1929).  William Stewart Simkins, lawyer and teacher, was born in Edgefield, South Carolina, on August 25, 1842, the son of Eldred James and Pattie Simkins.  He entered the Citadel, the South Carolina military academy, in 1856 and … Continue reading