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Sopris Sun – John Forrest Manning manager at the Colorado Yule Marble Company 1906-1918

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         Information surfaces on little-known Marble quarry GM


Much is known about Col. Channing Meek, the enterprising businessman who turned a marginal marble quarry into a nationwide operation in the years from 1905 until his untimely death in 1912. Less was known about Meek’s globe-trotting general manager at the Colorado Yule Marble Company.

Until now.

                                    Story By Lynn Burton           

                                                Sopris Sun Story “John Forrest Manning”  


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