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Catalog Number WF 3905
Caption GINNETT, Robert
Description Robert Ginnett was one of the youngest ever elected to serve in the Washington State House of Representatives. The 1948 city directory listed him as working at Anacortes Veneer and living at 705 34th Street with his wife Pearl. He was related to the Ginnett family of the Lake Campbell area. Samuel Ginnett homesteaded near the lake in 1884 and discovered copper on his farm on the west side of Lake Campbell in1907. The mine was developed by the Matrix and Milling Company which advertised the mine in the ANACORTES AMERICAN on 1-9-1919. Samuel Ginnett died two months later at age 80, leaving behind four sons - Robert, Walter, Sam and Albert V. Ginnett, and a daughter, Sarah Ginnett Torpy.
Date 1940s c.
Photographer BRADY, Ferd
Collection Wallie Funk Collection
Subjects People
Place - Anacortes, WA
Credit line Donated by Wallie Funk, Wallie Funk Collection
People GINNETT, Robert
Place Anacortes, WA
Search Terms people
portrait
Object Name Negative