National Lumberman Volume 58

National Lumberman Volume 58

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...the lumber trade and from that day until he died he has been one of the most sterling and honorable members of the Philadelphia lumber trade. In addition to his activities in the lumber business, he was a director of the Lehigh Valley road, the Union League, and served as trustee of the Penn Mutual Life Insurance Co. He was honored with the presidency of the National Wholesale Lumber Dealers' Association. He is survived by his widow and two sons. The honorary pallbearers were chosen from the lumber trade of Baltimore and Philadelphia, as well as from the social and financial circles in which he had been held in such high esteem through all the years of his business life. EDWIN L. FURNESS. Indianapolis, Ind., Oct. 2Sth.--Edwin L. Furness. eighty-four years old, founder of Furnessville, Ind., and one of the oldest retail lumber dealers in the State died Monday, October 16th, at his home. Mr. Furness was honored in having the town named after him because he was its first postmaster and station agent, He was born in Maine, but moved to Porter County, Indiana, in 1856 where he engaged in the retail lumber business with the flrm of Morgan, Furness & Co. In 1862 the firm was dissolved. Mr. Furn-ess buying out the interests of his partners and continuing to operate the yards. He was a. very successful business man, and at the time of his death was the owner of about 3,000 acres of valuable farm land. He is survived by six children. C. L. BARGER. Little Rock, Ark., Oct. 31st.--C. L. Barger, fortnerly with the Osceola Handle Co. at Osceola, and later an oflicial of the National Handle Co. at Ross, is dead at Denver, Colo. Tuberculosis was the cause of death, Mr. Barger left Arkansas several months ago in an effort to recover his health....show more

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  • Paperback | 460 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 24mm | 816g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236836294
  • 9781236836298