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Maywood Maxon

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Photograph of Maywood Maxon, (died Oct 10, 1945). He became employed for the Standard Oil Co. in Ohio in 1875. He worked his way up to traveling salesman and was transferred to Peoria in 1880. In December 1887 he was put in charge of the office and…

George W. Davidson

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Photograph of George W. Davidson (d. 1/3/1922). He was a sewing machine and piano salesman in Decatur for 43 years. His sales room was at 215 N. Main St. The photo ran in the Decatur Herald or Daily Review on January 3, 1922.