Samuel Leask, Sr. at 99 years of age, winding a grandfather clock. In 1892, Leask acquired the Seaside Store, which became Leask's Department Store. In 1899 he was appointed to a committee which was to acquire funding for a public library building from the Carnegie Corporation. He died in 1964.
Date: January 1, 1961
Sources of Information: Notes on back of photo; Koch. p. 135; Article on this Website, see link below.
Related Article: Building the Carnegie Free Library, 1901-1904
Original size: 4 1/2" x 3 3/4"
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