Sharon Boiler Works

Sharon Boiler Works


Sharon Boiler Works. —This industry was started in 1868 by S. Runser, William McGilvray, and William McGilvray & Co., with a capital of $5,000. Several years afterward R. G. Morrison bought Runser's interest, and the firm became R. G. Morrison & Co. It so remained until 1878, when the business was incorporated under the laws of the State as the Sharon Boiler Works Company, limited, with a capital stock of $16,000. The organization consists of P. L. Kimberly, president; D. B. Shiras, treasurer, and R. G. Morrison, secretary and general manager. 

History of Mercer County, 1888, page 197



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