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draper

Brit a dealer in fabrics and sewing materials
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Emma Draper, her father, her brother, and her seven children, ages one to 13, spent a year from June 1886 to June 1887 in a small sod house on the barren plains of what was then the Dakota Territory and is now north central South Dakota.
Leeswood mum-of-two Sharon Draper was jailed for 12 months.
Her estranged husband Martin Draper, 37, of Fford Pentre, Mold, was given an eight month jail term.
Mrs Shakeshaft, who has since died of a heart attack, lived alone in the Great Sutton area of Cheshire, and Sharon Draper was her carer between March 2002 and April 2003.
By the early twentieth century, the Drapers had achieved a dominant market position, protected by barriers to competition.
The Drapers employed few formally trained engineers or scientists, and well into the twentieth century most of their inventors were trained through industry experience as operators, draughtsmen, or mechanics.
4) The Drapers' contribution to high-speed ring spinning and automatic weaving made them worldwide leaders in the development of textile technology, and the scale of inventive activities within the Draper Company by the beginning of the twentieth century was comparable to that within the new, large, science-based firms.
Descendants of Virginia Draper Mark Their Company's 80(th) Anniversary with an Endearing Tribute to America's Coco Chanel
On February 27 Judy Draper-Bostwick, the grand-niece of Virginia Draper, along with her cousins Brad Farmer and Jeff Farmer, will celebrate the 80th Anniversary of Draper's & Damon's, a retail company founded by Virginia Draper in 1927.
Any woman in 1906 who started a newspaper route at age 11, ran a hotel at 14, eloped at 15 and was widowed by 18 was in for a pretty extraordinary life," begins Judy Draper-Bostwick, the grand-niece of Virginia Draper.
On February 27 Judy Draper-Bostwick, the grand-niece of Virginia Draper, along with her cousins Brad Farmer and Jeff Farmer will celebrate the 80th Anniversary of Draper's & Damon's, a retail company founded by Virginia Draper in 1927.
On February 27 Judy Draper-Bostwick, the grand-niece of Virginia Draper along with her cousins Brad Farmer and Jeff Farmer will celebrate the 80th Anniversary of Draper's & Damon's, a retail company founded by Virginia Draper in 1927.