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Title UPA A Century Later
Subject Newspapers; Newspaper publishing; Journalism
Creator Utah Press Association
Publisher Utah Press Association
Contributors Cornwell, J. M.
Date 1996
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Identifier PN4844.U8 U8 1996
Source Original Book: UPN A Century Later
Language eng
Rights Management Digital image copyright 2005, University of Utah. All rights reserved.
Holding Institution University of Utah
Source Physical Dimensions 14 cm x 21.5 cm
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor
ARK ark:/87278/s6319w0z
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416710
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z

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Title Page572
Description UTAH PRESS ASSOCIATION "Age had made mellow his soul. He was truly prepared to meet his Maker, and so we should not mourn. And yet those near and dear to him cannot but feel a void in their lives, for his keen intellect and his profound wisdom will be missed. "Truly, indeed, may it be said in the immortal words of Shakespeare so familiar to our departed friend: 'His life was gentle, and the elements; So mix'd in him, that Nature might stand up; And say to all the world, This was a man.'" JAMES MERCER KIRKHAM, Lehi Banner Born November 18, 1872 - Died July 5, 1957 Installed in Hall of Fame at Salt Lake City, 1967 An entrepreneurial businessman with an eye for opportunity and, when found, the ability to capitalize on it, James M. Kirkham did not initially plan a newspaper career, but proved extremely skilled when he became a publisher. His introduction to the business world was in barter and trade, in company with his brothers. Travelling from their Lehi hometown to Salt Lake City by a horse-drawn wagon, they began selling "vegetables, rags, bottles, etc. that we grew, collected or bought in Lehi," his memoirs recall. This early experience developed into the firm of "James Kirkham and Sons -- The Lehi Merchants." The family built a sizeable brick building to house their project and the enterprise flourished for many years partly because, observers said, the "boys" exercised their love for selling and public contact to the "enth degree." But as time passed and the family members added years to their ages, some chose to go to school or on missions. Others wanted to marry. And so they scattered in various directions in order to make more money than could be developed by the 572
Format application/pdf
Identifier 578-UPA_Page572.jpg
Source Original Book: UPA A Century Later
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416583
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z/416583