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1959

Theses and Dissertations

Deseret Manufacturing Company

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Philip De La Mare, Pioneer Industrialist, Leon R. Hartshorn Jan 1959

Philip De La Mare, Pioneer Industrialist, Leon R. Hartshorn

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Philip De La Mare was born 1823, in the village of Grouville, Island of Jersey, of the Channel Islands. His father and grandfather were contractors who built piers. Philip received a common school education and while in his youth learned the trade of blacksmith and mechanic. In 1847, Philip De La Mare's father contracted to build the Albert Pier on Jersey Island. Philip was associated with his father on the contract. In 1849, he heard a Mormon Elder preach the Gospel for the first time; he was convinced of the truthfulness of the message and was baptized. One month ...