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Murray has the presidency for two days.
Murray has the presidency for two days.
Title StatementMurray has the presidency for two days.
SubjectMurray, A.H., 1877-1965; Cormier, John; Fomowa; Club-houses; Scales (Weighing instruments); Atlantic salmon fishing--Newfoundland and Labrador
Scope and ContentA.H. Murray and John Cormier weighing Murray's salmon.
Date of Creation1936
Physical Description1 photograph : sepia toned ; 5.5 x 5.5 cm
ConditionGood
LocationPF-329.328
Associated MaterialA.H. Murray and Company Limited fonds.
Biography/Admin. HistoryAndrew Hamilton Murray (1877-1965) was born in St. John's, son of Jean (Ritchie) and James Murray. In 1908 Murray began the A.H. Murray & Company. In 1910 Murray entered the salt fish sector, eventually acquiring all the waterfront property between Beck's Cove and Bishop's Cove and building an extensive fishery business. In the early 1900's Murray and his brother began supplying engines. During the years of World War II the company established a salt fish plant in St. Anthony to process the Labrador catch. Murray died in 1965.John Cormier sold the house and land at Forks Pool on the Grand River, Codroy, July 11, 1914 to the FOMOWA Fishing Club.
NotesTitle taken from caption included in album.
Accession2006.001
Collection TitleFOMOWA Fishing Records fonds
RestrictionsCopyright expired.
Source DonorPaul Crosbie
Resource TypePhotograph
TypeStill Image
FormatImage/jpeg
LanguageEng
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