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In Years Past

August 29, 2014

In 1914, E. St. Elmo Lewis of Detroit, who was about to move to Jamestown and who on Sept. 1 would become vice president and general manager of the Art Metal Construction Company of this city, had recently been the guest of honor at various farewell functions in Detroit, which events were flattering testimonials of his standing in the business world in that city. One event was an appreciation dinner which was given to Lewis by the Detroit board of commerce on the evening of Aug. 27. A neat folder issued on that occasion referred to Lewis as advertising manager of the Burroughs Adding Machine Company of Detroit and it spoke of him as one of Detroit's constructive citizens who had taken a prominent part in every move for the advancement of Detroit as a commercial center.



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