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Photo of Ben Waggoner, Coal Dealer

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Photograph of Benn Waggoner, (died 1939) coal dealer in Decatur for 27 years. The coal yard he operated is believed to be the oldest in Decatur having been founded in 18874 by F. D. Caldwell and sold to Waggoner in 1912. Waggoner took in Joseph Michl…

Ben F. Waggoner

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Photograph of Ben F. Waggoner; (died 9/25/1939); coal dealer in Decatur for 27 years. The coal yard operated by Waggoner is believed to be the oldest in Decatur. The coal company originally was founded by F. D. Caldwell in 1887 and was sold to…