Curry Lumber & Pole Building Co.

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About
Name
  • Curry Lumber & Pole Building Co.
Retail
  • Building Material / Garden Equipment and Supplies
Trading names
  • Curry Lumber D. C. Curry Lumber Company Wooster Planing Mill D. C. Curry & Company James Curry & Sons
Services
  • Lumber Yard
Facts
Founded
  • 1853
    Wooster,Ohio
Merged/Sold, Dissolved
  • 2018
Related
Key Persons
Location
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    • 371 W. Henry St., Wooster, Ohio
    • 331 W. Henry St., Wooster, Ohio
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Quick Facts

  • 1853 - Founded by James Curry in Wooster, Ohio
  • 1864 - D. C. Curry joined the company
  • 1867 - Fall, Father and three sons formed partnership and purchased the lumber yard and planing mill of Stibbs & Co
  • 1874 - Partnership with James Curry (father) and three oldest sons (John R., D.C. and Welling) dissolved; Company named D. C. Curry & Company after son (North Street, Wooster)
  • 1876 - February 4, Planing Mill destroyed by fire at 1:04 PM
  • 1878 - May 10, Fire Planing Mill reported by Young's Brewery
  • 1885 - January 29 Fire
  • 1887 - April 13 Fire
  • 1887 - Purchased machinery and leased building formerly occupied by James Curry & Sons (East Liberty Street, Wooster)
  • 1889 - Rebuilt on their old site on North Street, Wooster
  • 1901 - June 20, the D. C. Curry Lumber Company was incorporated in Ohio
  • 1921 - Moved to W. Henry St., Wooster, Ohio
  • 1930 - Wooster directory, Curry D. C. Lumber Co, The; William R. Curry, President and Treasurer; E. S. Curry, VP; L. M. Mann, Secretary - 371 W. Henry St., p. 98, 233.
  • 1950 - Curry started building post-frame buildings (pole barns) out of round poles, and are still building post-frame buildings today
  • 2012 - January, David Nally}} purchased the business. [1]
  • 2018 - Current owner, David Nally announced that he is selling the business to Craig Cox, owner of Springhill Construction in Dundee and the building division will operate from Dundee, Ohio. The lumberyard will close. [2]

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External Links

  1. Curry Lumber to close after 165 years. Dan Starcher, writer. Daily Record, Wooster, Ohio. 2018 Apr 13.
  2. Curry Lumber to close after 165 years. Dan Starcher, writer. Daily Record, Wooster, Ohio. 2018 Apr 13.