• Creator
  • Worthington, William T.
  • Created Date
  • ca. 1885
  • Description
  • William T. Worthington was active in the Puget Sound region of Washington including Tacoma, LaConner and Port Townsend between 1883-1890. He died on December 21, 1912 in Bellingham, Washington. Edwin Gardner Ames, lumber company executive, banker, and political activist, was manager of the Pope & Talbot interests in the Puget Sound region and a leading figure in the Seattle business community of the early twentieth century. Ames was born in Ea... more
    William T. Worthington was active in the Puget Sound region of Washington including Tacoma, LaConner and Port Townsend between 1883-1890. He died on December 21, 1912 in Bellingham, Washington. Edwin Gardner Ames, lumber company executive, banker, and political activist, was manager of the Pope & Talbot interests in the Puget Sound region and a leading figure in the Seattle business community of the early twentieth century. Ames was born in East Machias, Maine, on July 2, 1856. He was a cousin of Captain William Talbot, co-owner of the Pope & Talbot companies. Ames went to work for Pope & Talbot’s subsidiary, the Puget Mill Company at Port Gamble, Washington, in 1881. Soon afterwards, he was promoted to business manager. In 1888 he married Maud Walker, the niece of Edwin’s superior, Cyrus Walker, general manager of the Puget Mill Company and a Pope & Talbot stockholder. Upon Cyrus Walker’s death in 1914, Ames took his position as general manager. When Maud’s mother, Emma Walker,... less
  • Format
  • Photograph
    image
    Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9800XL at 100-150 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2007
    Mounted on cardboard : 4 1/4 x 6 1/2 in.