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i said H. Winter Davis, c -J. li L Democratic Furniture Maker, Dies at New Parjs H Winter Davis. Wl dcly known as the man who made hickory fur- niture -which attracted customers from a score of states, died at his home in New Paris Saturday. Sept 11, 1954, after a lingering illness. i u A l v * . 1 j Hc was CG ^ cars old ' j He began helping his father in the furniture business at the age 12. and was successfully engaged that trade for more than man's allotted "three score years and ten." In that span of 74 years be of stools and other articles which j constructed in his workshop. i mai rprii] ui ·* .ycuia it v v v u hard to compute the number ' hickory i ockers, benches, foot-] (/Pi His workmanship was so excel- back on a | MIS worKmansnip was so cxcei- i lent that thousands of visitors wcrc attracted to his shop, and the fame of Davis hickory furniture spread far bcond the borders of Bedford county. Mr. D-'ivis continued work in his shop u n t i l last March, i the Fe Rail- out. to and a leader of local choirs. He piovcd the inspiration and the m- structoi of m.'iny young musicians, and was esteemed by the c n t i ----Continued on Page 2

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  1. Bedford Gazette,
  2. 13 Sep 1954, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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