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2010-08-12: Jack Hennessee – Timber Industry in Jackson County

August 12th, 2010 by Scott Baker

The program was longtime lumber industry executive, Jack Hennessee, spoke to the Sylva Rotary Club recently.  Mr. Hennessee’s family moved to Jackson County in 1935 and established the Hennessee Lumber Company in 1946.  Mr. Hennessee became president of the family business in 1960, but was also involved with numerous other lumber operations during his 60+ years in the business.   Hennessee (center) is joined by his wife, Carol, left, and Sylva Rotary President, Jennifer Dirkes.

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