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York County Power Co. employees, Biddeford, 1914

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York County Power Co. employees, Biddeford, 1914

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Employees of York County Power Co. are, from left, Ferdinand Octavius Bouthilette, also known as Pat Brown, the Biddeford Appliance credit manager; Ella E. Tarbox, bookkeeper and later office clerk; Marjoline Patten, office bookkeeper; Albert Cartier, store salesman and office boy; Elna Campbell, office bookkeeper; Frances E. Googins, supervisor of office bookkeeping; Jeremy G. Shaw, one of the company's founders; William E. Shaw, son of the founder and manager of the Biddeford office; Frances Buzzell, office bookkeeper; and Eve Cartier, Biddeford Store cashier.

Jeremy Shaw founded York Light & Heat Co., which was incorporated March 12, 1891. The utility later became York County Power Co., then became part of Cumberland County Power & Light in 1914, and finally, part of Central Maine Power Co.

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  • Title: York County Power Co. employees, Biddeford, 1914
  • Creation Date: 1914
  • Town: Biddeford
  • County: York
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph
  • Local Code: Coll. 2115, Box 310-Employees before 1960
  • Object Type: Image

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