Sutherland Lumber Company

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House of Robert Sutherland
Author: 
Susan Jezak Ford

Robert Sutherland began working in the timber business at the age of 19 by operating a lumberyard in Independence, Kansas. At the age of 33 he bought his first yard and started an empire that grew into one of the largest lumber businesses in the Midwest.

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