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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

John S. Morton

John S. Morton

1881 - 1951

A native of Scotland, born in 1881, Morton learned furniture designing under his father, a prominent Glasgow manufacturer. He married in England in 1921 and came to Grand Rapids the following year. He was a designer for John Widdicomb Co., the William A. Berkey Furniture Co., and, in later years, a freelance designer. Mr. Morton died December 8, 1951.


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First NameJohn S.
Last NameMorton

Coll. 204-7, History & Special Collections Dept. Reproduction and copyright information regarding this image is available from Grand Rapids History & Special Collections, Archives, Grand Rapids Public Library, Grand Rapids, MI. 

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