Durham's Orville Mead dies

Knell, Michael J.
January 2002
Furniture/Today;1/28/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 21, p2
Trade Publication
Reports the death of Orville Mead, chairman of Durham Furniture in Durham, Ontario. Cause of death; Career background of Mead; Contribution of Mead in the sales growth of Durham Furniture.


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