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Item PH26808 - Barron's Hardware sold after 45 years

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Barron's Hardware sold after 45 years


  • 1977-02-09 (Creation)

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Bradford Witness

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George Jackson

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"Norm Barron, owner of Barron's Dominion Hardware, has retired after 32 years in the hardware business. The store was founded by Norm's father Harry Barron in 1932 in a location now occupied by John Gaus Interiors and N.S. Smith Real Estate. The elder Mr. Barron, a native of Brampton, had been a foreman at the Peace Foundry before making a move to Bradford and starting in the hardware business. Norm helped his father part-time in the store until the Second World War broke out and he joined the Royal Canadian Air Force. He was stationed in the western provinces during the war and taught aerial photography, and while out west met and married his wife Carol.After the war, Norm returned to Bradford and entered into full partnership with his father."

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Bradford Witness
February 9, 1977
Vol. 111 No. 06
Pg 1

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Microfilm Reel #88

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