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BRUCE W. TRAYLOR, president and. general manager of the Traylor Motor Garage, and man of affairs, was born March 15, 1871, in Waverly, Tex., the son of S. E. and Cornelia E. (White) Traylor. He was educated in the public schools of his native state and when eighteen years of age went to Colorado, where he engaged in the mining business for a period of three years. Later he became connected with the Colorado Iron Works as a salesman, remaining with that company until 1904. It was in 1904 that Mr. Traylor came to Allentown and became connected with the Traylor Engineering and Manufacturing Company, acting in the capacity of vice president and general manager of the plant until September, 1915, when he resigned from active service and engaged in the automobile business.
Mr. Traylor with his associates has constructed a modern fireproof garage at the corner of Fulton and Walnut Streets, Allentown. The garage is one of the finest and most complete of its kind in the country. He is the local distributor for the Pathfinder, Peerless, Paige and Monroe cars, all of which are sold at the Traylor garage. In connection with the sale of these cars Mr. Traylor has every possible equipment for giving service and doing general automobile repair work. He is also the local distributor for the Goodrich solid tires.
Mr. Traylor is a public-spirited citizen. He is a member of a number of social and fraternal organizations in Allentown and other cities.
Men of Allentown by Fred L. Shankweiler, 1917.