• Created Date
  • 1912-1912
  • Description
  • From text: "A man of push and enterprise, of promise and of extraordinary great success, a man who worked as very few men have ever labored for themselves, for others or for any cause, a man of action, always aggressive, who stood for big things in every relation, a broadminded man and of the highest type of Christian gentleman--these were some of the expressions which were uttered concerning James Elliott Defebaugh and reflected the admiratio... more
    From text: "A man of push and enterprise, of promise and of extraordinary great success, a man who worked as very few men have ever labored for themselves, for others or for any cause, a man of action, always aggressive, who stood for big things in every relation, a broadminded man and of the highest type of Christian gentleman--these were some of the expressions which were uttered concerning James Elliott Defebaugh and reflected the admiration and love which were felt for him in every walk of life. ... He made the American Lumberman one of the foremost trade journals of the country, ever fearlessly espousing what he believed to be for the best interests of the trade, and became recognized as one of the foremost features in shaping the lumber industry of the country. less
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