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Industrial park established

Nine of the 15 organizers of the Mathews Development Corporation are shown in April 1968 on the site of the future Willow Oak Industrial Park at Cobbs Creek. They had formed the corporation and agreed to purchase the 20-acre parcel. From left are James R. Lewis, Sherwood E. Sutton, Alvin S. Knight, Henry Edwards, Carlton Blanchard, James Robins, Arthur Jones, Kenneth Ford and C.E. Kline. Other organizers were Donald Bowman, Temple Bass, Robert Flaxington, William Putt, Benjamin Thompson and William E. Walters. ...

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