Davis, Azor Wentworth

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Davis, Azor Wentworth

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  • A. W. Davis

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1862 - 1944


Azor Wentworth Davis was born 5 March 1862 and worked for the Brown Paper Box Co. in Saint John, New Brunswick. On 23 June 1886, Davis married Florence Nightingale Simonson [b. 22 March 1860, d. 5 December 1948]. In 1918, Davis took full control of the Sackville Paper Box Factory with his two sons George Wentworth Emmerson Davis [b. 13 November 1892, d. 8 February 1977] and Ernest Daley Davis [b. 5 November 1896, d. 13 February 1979]. During this time, Azor Davis designed a berry box that was patented in 1937. After his death on 10 November 1944, G. W. Emmerson Davis ran the factory until his retirement in the 1960s.


Saint John, New Brunswick
Sackville, New Brunswick

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Foreman of the Sackville Paper Box Factory

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