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H02-1436. Meyering, Lawrence V. (1907-1993). Papers, ca. 1950s-1998. 0.25 linear ft.

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Hope College

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Born in Chicago, Illinois,to Harry and Ann (Langan) Meyering, a manager for the Graham & Morton Transportation Company. Received his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin and his law degree from Northwestern University at Chicago. In 1942, he relocated to West Michigan as a manager for the Camfield Manufacturing Company of Grand Haven and later Zeeland. After leaving Camfield, he founded the Michigan Fiberglass Company and produced the Lake ‘n Sea model powerboat in a plant located on Howard Avenue until relocating the company to Borculo, where he manufactured fiberglass canoes, small sailboats (Super Porpoise) and other fiberglass products. He later founded a Marine Division of L.V.M. Associates in Coopersville, Michigan, to produce the Beachcomber, another small sailboat model. Collection includes a family history of the Harry and Ann Meyering family, photographs of Lawrence Meyering and his manufacturing plants and products and those he worked as manager.

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