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Originally published in The Seattle Daily Times, February 19, 1913

William Barnum, president, Pacific Coast Co.

William Barnum
president, Pacific Coast Co.

William Barnum, newly-elected president of the Pacific Coast Company, arrived here yesterday afternoon from New York City on his first official visit to the vast properties owned by this corporation in the states of Washington, Oregon, and California.

Mr. Barnum, who is one of the most eminent lawyers of New York City, as well as long prominent in its highest financial circles, was in Seattle but once before yesterday—that was seventeen years ago when he acted as counsel for the reorganization committee of the Oregon Improvement Company, the predecessor of the Pacific Coast Company. (more…)

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