Famous Joseph Fleury Jr. Plows
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Bruce Fleury is a fifth-generation descendant of Joseph Fleury Sr., and has been chairman of the Fleury Family Board since its inception 24 years ago. He is a former teacher and the retired commissioner of municipal recreation, parks and culture for the city of Scarborough, Ontario. He and his wife, Patti, now live on their 200-acre farm near Kinmount, Ontario. Documenting the history of the Aurora Agricultural Works and J. Fleury's Sons Ltd. has been one of Bruce's special interests; he also owns a small collection of Fleury plows and farm implements. He would be pleased to hear from fellow Fleury collectors and other descendants of the original Fleury brothers. Contact him at 2081 Galway Road, Rural Route 1, Kinmount, Ontario, Canada, K0M 2A0; e-mail: email@example.com.
Part two covers Joseph Fleury Jr.'s business productivity, a description of his manufacturing facilities in 1873, employees' perspectives, the introduction of new products, a devastating fire in 1879, the early deaht of Joseph Jr. and subsequent changes at the firm that involved his sons.
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