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Catalog Number 2014.011.029
Object Name Article
Scope & Content The June 1, 1950, ANACORTES AMERICAN announced the sale of the paper to Wallie Funk and John Webber. Cornelius Root had run the paper since 1939.

The paper was established in 1890 by Douglass Allmond and F. H. Boynton. Later owners were:
James Post
Vernon MacKenzie
Walter Griffith
Phil Garber
George Astel and Joe Foreman
Cornelius Root and Roy Gent
Cornelius Root and Frank Bernik
Title Article on AA change of ownership
Caption ANACORTES AMERICAN ownership change
Date 1950/06/01
People ALLMOND, Douglass
ASTEL, George
BERNIK, Frank
BOYNTON, Fred H.
FORMAN, Joseph
FUNK, Wallie Valentine [Jr.]
GARBER, Philip T.
GENT, Roy
GRIFFITH, Walter
MacKENZIE, Vernon
POST, J. M.
ROOT, Cornelius
WEBBER, John
Search Terms ANACORTES AMERICAN
article
ownership
Subjects Place - Anacortes, WA
Communication - Newspaper
Event