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Oral Histories

The SFA oral history program documents life stories from the American South. Collecting these stories, we honor the people whose labor defines the region.

ORAL HISTORY

Tyler Graham


Born in 1983, Tyler Graham is a young hand in the Texas beef industry; he has, however been running around his family’s ranches since he was a wee tyke.  Tyler graduated from Texas A&M, but he gained much of his education through years spent both doing grunt jobs around the ranches and working closely with his grandfather, Dr. Charles W. Graham, the founder of Graham Land and Cattle Company and associated Graham Enterprises businesses.   The Graham company. has a feed yard in Gonzales County, which currently houses 30,000 head of cattle, with roughly 15,000 of those on pasture, and has its own feed mill.

Date of interview:
2007-11-16 00:00

Interviewer:
Lisa Powell

Photographer:
Marvin Bendele

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