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Sumpter. Kahler & Co. General Store.

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Description Sumpter. Kahler & Co. General Store. "One of the most progressive firms of Sumpter is that composed of W. E. Kahler and M. C. Foreman, doing business under the style of Kahler & Co. Mr. W. E. Kahler is a native son, having been born in Jackson County, in 1857, receiving his education in the public schools, and at the Ashland Academy and the Agricultural College at Corvallis. He has resided in Eastern Oregon since 1881, having been engaged in the stock business in Grant County for two years, and in the mercantile business in Morrow and Wasco Counties for four years prior to coining here in the fall of 1897. He is an active member of the Odd Fellows and Workmen. In 1891 he married Miss Josie Miles, of Douglas County, and has one child, a boy."
Source: p. 28, Souvenir Edition. Morning Democrat, Bowen & Small, Publishers, May 20th, 1898.
Object ID 1980.1.578
Place Sumpter
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