Shinn, Asa C.

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Record 232/2101
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Collection Miscellaneous
Photographer Parker's Studio or M. M. Hazeltine
Description Asa C. Shinn. "The subject of our sketch was born at Wingville on the 18th of September, 1868. After a primary course in the public schools here, he attended the State University at Eugene. In October, 1897, he became interested in the hardware business with H. G. McCord, and in April of this year bought his partner out. The line carried consists of shelf and heavy hardware, stoves, tin ware, iron steel and blacksmith supplies and is one of the largest in the city. Mr. Shinn is a member of the council at present, having been elected in July, 1896. Fraternally, he belongs to the Masons, Knights of Pythias, Elks, Workmen and Woodmen. In 1889, he married Miss K. McCord, daughter of S. B. McCord, one of the best known pioneers of the county, and has four children, three girls and a boy. "
Source: p. 3, Souvenir Edition. Morning Democrat, Bowen & Small, Publishers, May 20th, 1898.
Object ID 1980.1.619
Place Bridge, 223
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