How did a man born to nothing in a log cabin become one of the richest and most powerful Texans who ever lived?

How did he use his high school education to lure a trillion dollars’ worth of business to Fort Worth, Tarrant County and West Texas?

How did Amon G. Carter Sr. manage to serve as lord and master of Fort Worth for 50 years?

Why is his name everywhere, yet few people know his stories?

The Alexander Hamilton of Fort Worth

Amon Carter is the nearly forgotten founding father of Fort Worth. His name is everywhere but millions of newcomers don’t know why.

He was a Texas powerhouse — and there will never be another like him.

Bringing back to life one of Fort Worth's founding fathers. Why author Dave Lieber is doing this.

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