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Originally published in the Pacific Coast Bulletin, March/April 1916

H.W. Cannon, Chairman, Board of Directors, Pacific Coast Company

H.W. Cannon
Chairman, Board of Directors, Pacific Coast Company

By E.F. DeGrandpre,
Assistant to the Vice-President and General Manager

Someone has said that if William Shakespeare had lived in western America in the early eighties his greatest drama might have been woven around the beginning of The Pacific Coast Company.

The pioneer struggles and accomplishments; the hopes and disappointments; the fortunes and failures of that time form an absorbing chapter in the epic of the West.

How the present Pacific Coast Company developed from the tangle of many diversified interests, each with its currents and cross-currents of human endeavor, is a story of great interest. (more…)

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