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George B. Thompson, Tucker County W. Va.

IDNO:
050598
Title:
George B. Thompson, Tucker County W. Va.
Date:
ca. 1880-1930
Description:
This is part of the Thompson Family of Canaan Valley Collection. The Thompson family played a large role in the timber industry of Tucker County during the 1800s, and later prospered in the region as farmers, business owners, and prominent members of the Canaan Valley community. George B. Thompson worked at the Blackwater Boom and Lumber Company, which was established by Albert Thompson. He later became manager when the company was acquired by the Babcock Lumber Company.
Topical Subjects:
Counties--Tucker., Lumber--West Virginia., Lumber trade--West Virginia--Davis.
Corporate Names:
Babcock Lumber Company.
Family Names:
Thompson family.
Geographic:
Davis (W. Va.), Canaan Valley (W. Va.)
Collection:
4151
Medium:
print


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