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McCammon Investment Co.



  • Existence: approximately 1890 - 1930


The McCammon Investment Co. (approximately 1890-1930) managed finances and investments for other businesses.

The McCammon Investment Co. was founded in the late eighteenth century or early nineteenth century in Idaho. It managed financial and investment concerns for other companies and businesses. There is little information on the origins and history of this company, but it is likely connected to the McCammon family in Idaho for whom the town of McCammon, Idaho, is named.

McCammon Investment Co. financial records, 1908-1916 (McCammon Investment Co.; located in Idaho; time of operation approximately 1890-1930)

Archives West, via WWW, May 27, 2016 (McCammon Investment Company records, 1900-1927; The McCammon Investment Company Records (1900-1927) consist of purchase orders, receipts, and statements from this Idaho company's business dealings; some of the businesses represented in this collection are Symns Utah Grocer Co., Salt Lake Hardware Co., John Scowcroft and Sons Co., and Cragun Bros., among others; although further information on the McCammon Investment Company could not be found, it is likely that this company can be linked to the McCammmon family, of which the city of McCammon, Idaho, was named; apparently, around 1890, J. H. McCammon secured right-of-way from the Bannock Indians for railroad construction; a city was named for him as a result)

ID Genealogy, via WWW, May 27, 2016 (Leaders of Banock County; the Hon. Thomas M. Edwards, who, with his brothers Walter and Charles own the McCammon Investment Company; Mr. Edwards was a member of the State House of Representatives from 1908 until 1910, and a member of the Republican state central committee for Bannock County in 1910 and 1911)

The Coast, 1908: volume 15, page 98 (McCammon Investment Co., at McCammon, Idaho; in the spring of 1906 T. M. Edwards organized the McCammon Investment Company and purchased from Mr. Harkness his mercantile business, flouring mill, opera house and that part of the townsville west of the railroad; the McCammon State Bank was erected in 1906 by the McCammon Investment Co.)

Idaho State Journal, via WWW, May 27, 2016 (July 15, 2015 edition; One year after renovation, McCammon Hotel stays busy; a structure was built in McCammon that would go on to become a bank, general store, hospital, auction house, post office, movie theater and apartment complex; known as the "Big Store Building" in its early years, the massive two-story structure was built by the McCammon Investment Co., which had H.O. Harkness as its vice president; the main floor housed a large general store while the upstairs was McCammon's first hospital)

The Salt Lake Tribune, via WWW, May 27, 2016 (April 14, 1906 edition; the McCammon Investment company is a new concern that is just closing up a deal for the transfer to the company of the townsite of McCammon and the interests of H. O. Harkness in the mill and merchandise business at that place; the company is composed of T. M. Edwards, J. P. McDermott, Frank Waxelberger, Charles Edwards, H. O. Harkneas and Thomas Jenkins; the amount of land transferred to the company comprises in size about ten Pocatello blocks, and the company intends at once to move toward erection of the necessary buildings for accommodating the various lines of business to be followed by the company)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

McCammon Investment Co. financial records

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232593829]
Identifier: MSS 8714
Scope and Contents

Contains financial records of the McCammon Investment Company. The records include receipts, bank statements, letters about shipping, and purchase orders. Dated 1908-1916.

Dates: 1908-1916

McCammon Investment Company receipts

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197239115394]
Identifier: MSS 9521
Scope and Contents

A collection of receipts from primarily Utah businesses who sold goods and merchandise to the McCammon Investment Company in McCammon, Idaho. Includes receipts from a wide variety of businesses mostly in Salt Lake City or Ogden, including hardware, grocery stores, furniture, baking companies, candy stores, and paint and glass. Also includes a small, printed map of Utah. Dated approximately 1906 to 1916.

Dates: approximately 1906-1916

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